Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers
Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. Meticulously overwhelming its computer networks, the hackers showed that—given time—they would be able to pop the trunk and start the windshield ...
End to end 5G for super, superfast mobile
A collaboration between NEC Electronics Samsung and several academic centres in China and Iran, is investigating how software-defined cellular networking might be used to give smart phone users the next generation of super-superfast ...
Solar strategy needed to avoid electricity death spiral, according to report
Government and the electricity industry must act now to prepare for the inevitable impact of increased private solar on the State's electricity network or risk a death spiral of network disruptions and rising ...
German study supports free "Super WiFi"
The need for the wireless transfer of data will increase significantly in the coming years. Scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) therefore propose to turn some of the TV frequencies that ...
A novel method for identifying the body's 'noisiest' networks
(Phys.org) —A team of scientists led by Yale University systems biologist and biomedical engineer Andre Levchenko has developed a novel method for mapping the biochemical variability, or "noise," in how ...
Controlling genes with your thoughts
Researchers led by ETH Zurich professor Martin Fussenegger have constructed the first gene network that can be controlled by our thoughts. The inspiration for this development was a game that picks up brainwaves ...
Facebook At Work talk puts pressure on LinkedIn
Shares in LinkedIn dived on Monday as talk spread of plans by Facebook to step into its turf with a version of the leading social network tailored for the business world.
Facebook preparing new website for office use
Facebook is preparing a new office version of its social networking site to compete with other sites like LinkedIn, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
Dish restores Turner channels to lineup
Turner Broadcasting channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are back on the Dish network after being dropped from the satellite TV provider's lineup during contract talks.
Data analysis proves the existence of 'the Rostigraben'
Are the political parties really all that different from one another? Can politicians rig the vote in their favor by filling in their own profiles on the voting recommendation website "smartvote"? Two EPFL ...
Facebook launches tech news page
Facebook on Tuesday launched FB Techwire, billed as a showplace for technology talk shared by influential sources.
Facebook games may actually do some good in your life
The next time you berate yourself for wasting an evening playing Farmville on Facebook, think again. If you were playing with Mom, Dad or Aunt Carmen, you were actually helping to strengthen family bonds.
Extremely stretchable hydrogels may be used in artificial muscles
Microtubes create cozy space for neurons to grow, and grow fast
Tiny, thin microtubes could provide a scaffold for neuron cultures to grow so that researchers can study neural networks, their growth and repair, yielding insights into treatment for degenerative neurological ...