News tagged with computer processing

Safe navigation for visually impaired persons

Blind and visually impaired persons find it very difficult to move about in unknown environments. The white canes used by them are still the preferred tools for orientation. The project "A Mobility and Navigational ...

dateSep 09, 2013 in Engineering
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Where is it cheapest to cut carbon?

Researchers from The Australian National University have shed some light on why some countries are more reluctant to agree to an international carbon price than others.

dateAug 30, 2012 in Environment
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Seven charged in $6B online money laundering case

Calling it perhaps the biggest money laundering scheme in U.S. history, federal prosecutors charged seven people Tuesday with running what amounted to an online, underworld bank that handled $6 billion for ...

dateMay 29, 2013 in Internet
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The cloud within us

The first tentative steps towards a peer-to-peer approach to cloud computing that enables users and removes the risks and costs of relying on industry giants to offer services are being taken by an international team of researchers.

dateMar 27, 2013 in Software
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