News tagged with cards

Why the SIM card has had its day

The small microchips known as "subscriber identity modules" or SIM cards that are required for mobile phones to log on to a phone network will soon be 25 years old. While mobile phones and network technology ...

Mar 05, 2015
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Correction: Visa-Travel Tracker story

Those days of calling your bank to let them know that, yes, you really are in Thailand, and yes, you really did use your credit card to buy $200 in sarongs, may be coming to an end.

Feb 13, 2015
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Intel makes new moves on Edison: Atom yes, Quark no

(Phys.org) —Last month's Intel blog post by an Intel VP, Michael Bell, announced the latest enhancements for Edison, the company's platform with built-in wireless, targeted for builders of small form factor ...

Apr 02, 2014 weblog
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Phone snooping via gyroscope to be detailed at Usenix

Put aside fears of phone microphones and cameras doing eavesdropping mischief for a moment, because there is another sensor that has been flagged. Researchers from Stanford and defense research group at Rafael ...

Aug 15, 2014 weblog
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