Archive: 06/20/2012

Daedalus catches cyber-attacks realtime

(Phys.org) -- Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) has developed a national cyber-attack alert system that can render network attacks as visible in realtime. The system, ...

Jun 20, 2012 report
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Australian media in digital shakeup

A shakeup which will see Australia become the first country in the world with all its flagship newspapers behind an Internet paywall has prompted declarations that the "golden age of newspapers is dead".

Jun 20, 2012
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Mobiles surge in Asia, to overtake PCs: Google

Asia-Pacific is leading a surge in the use of mobile devices as they play a more central role in people's lives and are on track to replace conventional computers, a top Google executive said Wednesday.

Jun 20, 2012
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S. Korea's SK Hynix to buy US firm for $248 mln

South Korea's SK Hynix said Wednesday it would buy a US-based IT firm for $248 million to strengthen the performance of its flash memory devices, used in smartphones and tablet computers.

Jun 20, 2012
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Most quasars live on snacks, not large meals

(Phys.org) -- Black holes in the early universe needed a few snacks rather than one giant meal to fuel their quasars and help them grow, according to observations from NASA's Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes.

Jun 20, 2012
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