News tagged with hot spots

Thefts via public Wi-Fi are grounds for warning

( —If you are basking in the convenience of doing an online bank transfer at a coffee house while spooning the cream off a designer special, consider the tradeoff, which is placing your personal data at risk. Also ...

dateMar 09, 2014 in Security weblog
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Scientists want a fire-spotting satellite

As firefighters emerge from another record wildfire season in the Western United States, University of California, Berkeley, scientists say it's time to give them a 21st century tool: a fire-spotting satellite.

dateNov 27, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Computer model anticipates crime hot spots

( —A unique collaboration between a University of California, Riverside sociologist and the Indio Police Department has produced a computer model that predicts, by census block group, where burglaries are likely ...

dateNov 04, 2013 in Software
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Image: Gold Pan Complex Fire

Lightning ignited the Gold Pan Complex Fire on July 16, 2013, in the River of No Return Wilderness, Idaho. As of August 9, the fire had burned 17,103 acres of mixed conifer forest. Many of the burned trees may have already ...

dateAug 12, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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