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Engineers develop gift guide for parents

Faculty and staff in Purdue University's College of Engineering have come up with a holiday gift guide that can help engage children in engineering concepts.

Nov 21, 2014
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Hackers turning smartphones into slave armies

Mobile security firm Lookout on Wednesday warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software that puts them at the mercy of hacker overlords.

Nov 19, 2014
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Bandwidth-borrowing handsets are in the wings

"Given that data usage is predicted to increase by a factor of 12 by 2017, it's time to re-think the way networks work." That is the message from the Austin, Texas-based company M87 along with some more general ...

Nov 11, 2014 weblog
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NIST: Samsung Find My Mobile feature vulnerable

Samsung Find My Mobile service is said to be vulnerable to attack. Samsung describes its Find My Mobile as a way to manage your device in a secure way, where you can track and control your device remotely. ...

Oct 28, 2014 weblog
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Retailers use smartphone technology to upgrade shopping

Chris Mason thinks of Brookstone stores as the retail version of canaries in the coal mine - harbingers of change in the air. And this year, the chain is all over the smartphone as a weight-bearing pillar of American life.

Nov 05, 2014
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Facebook's advertising revenue soars in 3Q

Facebook grew its advertising revenue by 64 percent in the third quarter, helped by a boost in mobile ads that are becoming an increasingly large chunk of the social networking giant's overall advertising ...

Oct 28, 2014
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Yellowstone park considers bumping up bandwidth

Can Old Faithful compete with Netflix? The prospect of streaming wireless service deep inside Yellowstone National Park is re-igniting the debate over whether there should be any place off limits to technology.

Nov 03, 2014
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