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Time to watch out for SMS worms on Android devices

Google's Android now dominates 80% of the smart phone market. Of the major phone operating systems, Android is the most vulnerable to security breaches and yet perceptions haven't caught up with reality. ...

Jul 01, 2014
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Smartphone radiation detector app tests positive

The popularity of smartphones continues to grow with the availability of an ever-growing range of applications. The app, Radioactivity Counter, is designed to measure a person's exposure to radiation. It claims ...

Jun 30, 2014
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Mozilla at work: See the web evolve with VR

Virtual reality for the web is about to get a significant push forward from Mozilla developers, they are working on prototype support for Oculus Rift in the Firefox browser. Peter Bright, technology editor, ...

Jun 28, 2014 weblog
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Software renders Earth's atmosphere in 3-D splendor

As an atmospheric scientist, Martin Jucker found it frustrating that the Earth's atmosphere typically appears as a consistent, two-dimensional plane when scientists visualize atmospheric data. Horizontal ...

Jun 27, 2014
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