New version of Flame virus uncovered: researchers
A new cyberespionage tool linked to the Flame virus has been infecting computers in Lebanon, Iran and elsewhere, security researchers said Monday.
BlackBerry outages persist into third day, spread to North America
BlackBerry users across the world were exasperated Wednesday as an outage of email, messaging and Internet services on the phones spread to the U.S. and Canada and stretched into the third day for Europe, ...
Bold idea for 'big data': Researchers take aim at data glut with customized optical network
Computer networking researchers at Rice University have a new idea for how to handle the mountains of data piling up in the labs of their fellow scientists around campus: Create a customized, energy-efficient ...
Romania, EU launch works on world's most powerful laser
The European Union and Romania laid Friday the cornerstone of a research hub due to host the world's most powerful laser.
Researchers develop tool to improve NASA polar ice mission
(Phys.org)—Data vital to understanding global climate change will benefit from more efficient and secure processing, thanks to a new tool created by members of Indiana University's Research Technologies ...
Counting down to the Transit of Venus - our nearest exoplanet test-lab
(PhysOrg.com) -- Three months before the last transit of Venus this century, scientists are gathering at the Observatoire de Paris to finalise their observation plans in a workshop supported by the Europlanet ...
LinkedIn opens India R&D centre
LinkedIn Corporation said Tuesday it had opened a research and development centre in India, the US-based professional online networking site's first such office outside North America.
Motorola says separation on track
Motorola said Thursday it was on track to split into two separate companies next year, one focusing on handsets and the other on professional safety equipment.
Technologies developed for providing flexible wide area networks with SDN
NEC Corporation, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, NTT Communications Corporation, Fujitsu and Hitachi today announced the development of technologies that enable Software-Defined Networking (SDN) compatibility ...
A powerful new class of lasers is in the making
Laser intensities have increased dramatically in recent years, opening up a whole new world of applications. To boost scientific research and economic competitiveness the EU is backing a bold new project ...
'Science fiction' facility pushes research boundaries
A world-leading, room-sized virtual reality environment has been switched on at Monash University, allowing scientists to step inside their research and manipulate ultra high-resolution visualisations of data.
Building strong research infrastructures for the future
A recently completed EU project has made a significant contribution towards improving Europe's long term research capabilities. Knowledge generation and innovation directly depend on the quality and availability ...
Scientific data repositories issue call for change on funding models for data archives
Representatives of 25 organizations that archive scientific data have released a Call for Action urging the creation of sustainable funding streams for domain repositories—data archives with close ties to scientific communities.
Proteins under the (high-end) microscope
Two new transmission electron microscopes (TEM) will give Monash University researchers unprecedented insights into the structure and function of proteins and contribute to breakthroughs in treating conditions from cancer ...