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The Web: Mobsters extinguish firewalls

Firewall? Forgetaboutit. Cyber-criminals, including the mafia, are now so savvy they can penetrate past these supposedly sturdy security measures and hack your computer network, whether you work at a university, Fortune 500 ...

May 03, 2006 4.3 / 5 (35) 0

IQ level tied to choice of internet browser

In a study that is likely to incite controversy, AptiQuant, a Vancouver, British Columbia based Psychometric Consulting company has released a report that it says shows users of Microsoft Internet Explorer ...

Aug 01, 2011 3.4 / 5 (43) 58 | with audio podcast weblog

Tech File: NXT plc makes audio waves

UPI recently caught up with Graham Ryan, chief commercial officer of NXT plc, a publicly listed company on the London stock exchange. For those who don't know, NXT is a provider of unique sound solutions, best known for its ...

May 31, 2006 4.4 / 5 (29) 0

MPEG hammers out codec that halves bit rate

(Phys.org) -- A new international standard for a video compression format was announced today. The draft was issued by the influential Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) which met in Stockholm in July. MPEG, ...

Aug 15, 2012 4.8 / 5 (26) 35 | with audio podcast report

New Quantum Strategy Keeps Web Searches Private

When an Internet user types a word or phrase into a search engine, the Web server has the ability to find out that inquiry. As more people and businesses are becoming concerned about privacy, researchers are developing new ...

Jun 27, 2008 4.5 / 5 (25) 2 feature