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The safe way to use one Internet password

(PhysOrg.com) -- A little-used Internet authentication system from the 1980s could provide the answer for enabling web users to securely log in only once per Internet session, a Queensland University of Technology researcher ...

Feb 25, 2010
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Sorting facts and opinions for Homeland Security

What are newspapers around the world saying about the latest speech by President George W. Bush? More importantly, how much of what they are saying is factual and how much opinion? And down the line, are some of the opinions ...

Sep 24, 2006
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New algorithm to improve video game quality

Research presented in a paper by Morgan McGuire, assistant professor of computer science at Williams College, and co-author Dr. David Luebke of NVIDIA, introduces a new algorithm to improve computer graphics for video games.

Feb 18, 2010
4.5 / 5 (16) 4 | with audio podcast

Battling Botnets With An Awesome OS

(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite security software, patches and updates, your computer remains threatened by attack and takeover from hackers and cyber-criminals who will turn your PC into their networked robot -- or "bot" -- creating ...

Apr 09, 2010
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Supercomputing on a cell phone

Many engineering disciplines rely on supercomputers to simulate complicated physical phenomena — how cracks form in building materials, for instance, or fluids flow through irregular channels. Now, researchers ...

Sep 07, 2010
4.8 / 5 (15) 1 | with audio podcast