Archive: 10/24/2012

B&N: PIN pad tampering was "sophisticated" crime

(AP)—Barnes & Noble Inc. said Wednesday the tampering of devices used by customers to swipe credit and debit cards in 63 of its stores was a "sophisticated criminal effort" to steal information, and reiterated it's working ...

Oct 24, 2012
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When negative political ads work

Televised political advertising takes up a large portion of campaigns budgets. Much of it is spent on negative political ads. But do these negative ads work? A new study by Juliana Fernandes, assistant professor of strategic ...

Oct 24, 2012
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High-pressure science gets super-sized

(Phys.org)—The study of materials at extreme conditions took a giant leap forward with the discovery of a way to generate super high pressures without using shock waves whose accompanying heat turns solids to liquid.

Oct 24, 2012
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