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Weakness of 2G mobile phone networks revealed

The encryption scheme used for second generation (2G) mobile phone data can be hacked within seconds by exploiting weaknesses and using common hardware, A*STAR researches show. The ease of the attack shows an urgent need ...

dateOct 21, 2016 in Security
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Verizon still digesting Yahoo hack; 3Q profit falls

Verizon said its profit fell in its most recent quarter as it added fewer subscribers for its traditional cellphone business. It also said it's still evaluating how the hack at Yahoo affects its $4.8 billion deal for the ...

dateOct 20, 2016 in Business
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How can the smart effect help build human-robot trust?

Strategic messaging that precedes human-robot interaction can help build the trust needed for effective human-robot communication and positive interaction outcomes, according to a study published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, ...

dateOct 19, 2016 in Robotics
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Sights set on record-breaking transmission speed

Work is at fever pitch at the Microwave Electronics Laboratory at MC2. Their goal? To find solutions for high-speed wireless communication. "We're aiming for record speed in the field," says Professor Herbert Zirath, head ...

dateOct 19, 2016 in Telecom
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What's best for birds in fire-prone landscapes?

Two new papers from The Condor: Ornithological Applications demonstrate the complex challenges involved in balancing the management of fire-prone landscapes with the needs of wildlife in the American West.

dateOct 19, 2016 in Ecology
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