Archive: 12/29/2011

RIM share of US smartphone market slips

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's share of the US smartphone market declined during the three months ending in November, while Apple and Google's Android platform both made gains, industry tracker comScore ...

Dec 29, 2011
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Kaspersky team reveals Stuxnet family of weapons

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Stuxnet cyber weapon that was designed to cripple control systems in Iran’s nuclear plant was just one of five weapons engineered in the same lab, and three have not been released yet. That is the ...

Dec 29, 2011 weblog
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SC company sues ex-worker over Twitter followers

(AP) -- An Internet company has sued one of its former employees, saying the worker cost the company thousands of dollars in lost business when he took 17,000 Twitter followers with him when he left the firm.

Dec 29, 2011
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US-CERT says Wi-Fi hole open to brute force attack

(PhysOrg.com) -- The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has issued a warning about a security hole in the Wi-Fi Protected Set-up protocol for Wi-Fi routers. Security researcher Stefan Viehbock ...

Dec 29, 2011 report
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Kindle sales on fire: Amazon

Amazon said Thursday that it sold more than one million Kindles a week in December with the new Kindle Fire tablet computer its top-selling item.

Dec 29, 2011
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Social robotics: Beyond the uncanny valley

(PhysOrg.com) -- From science fiction and academia through assembly lines and telemedicine, robots have become both conceptually and physically ubiquitous. Technologically, robotics technology has advanced ...

Dec 29, 2011 feature
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