DARPA circuit achieves speeds of 1 trillion cycles per second, earns Guinness world record
Officials from Guinness World Records today recognized DARPA's Terahertz Electronics program for creating the fastest solid-state amplifier integrated circuit ever measured. The ten-stage common-source amplifier ...
Drivebot aims to touch driver bases for safety, savings
Leaving the right to be forgotten in Google's hands hasn't broken the internet yet
When the "right to be forgotten" was established in the European Union, allowing people to have inaccurate and potentially harmful information removed from search engine results, there were concerns it would ...
Method to reconstruct overt and covert speech
After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom—and glut
Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry.
Estonia citizen extradited to NY in cyber case
A man from Estonia has pleaded not guilty in New York to charges that he conspired in a cyberfraud that affected millions of computers worldwide.
Five ways to fight online abuse with good manners
Online and social media's capacity to enable anyone to communicate their ideas and views is much celebrated. So why do so many people feel nervous about getting involved with online debate?
Ant behavior might shed insight on problems facing electronics design
Michael Hsiao plans to harness swarm intelligence based on the efficient behavior of ants. Why would this matter?
Humans are largely the problem in cyber security failures
When people think about cyber and information security they often think about anti-virus software and firewalls; however, according to an information security expert from the University of Adelaide, organisations would become ...
Self-driving vehicles generate enthusiasm, concerns worldwide
Despite safety concerns about equipment failure, a majority of drivers on three continents have high expectations for autonomous vehicles.
Tweet much to gain popularity is an inefficient strategy
The imbalanced structure of Twitter, where some users have many followers and the large majority barely has several dozen followers, means that messages from the more influential have much more impact. Less ...
Analysing animal anatomy using augmented reality
The University of Liverpool's School of Veterinary Science is utilising cutting edge technology to allow students to analyse animals' internal anatomy, using their smartphones.
Researcher aims to develop system to detect app clones on Android markets
Mobile apps have exploded in popularity in recent years, as studies have reported that smartphone owners are spending more time on their apps versus the mobile web. However, users also face increased risks ...
Disaster expert identifies nine ways robots can protect Ebola workers
Dr. Robin R. Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and director of the Center for Robot Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR) has identified nine ways robots can protect ...