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QR code security vulnerability found with Google Glass

Engineers at Lookout Mobile Security have discovered a previously unknown security vulnerability with Google's project Glass wearable headset. Marc Rogers reports on the company's web site that engineers found that when pictures ...

New technology could offer cheaper, faster food testing

The foodborne pathogen Escherichia coli O157 causes an estimated 73,000 illnesses and 60 deaths every year in the United States. Better safety tests could help avoid some of the illnesses caused by this strain of E. coli ...

Researchers create hidden images with commercial inkjet printers

Researchers have developed a way to use commercial inkjet printers and readily available ink to print hidden images that are only visible when illuminated with appropriately polarized waves in the terahertz region of the ...

Smartphones team-up with QR codes for secure 3-D displays

Quick Response (QR) codes—the box-shaped symbols that appear on signs, posters, and even business cards—are a convenient and efficient way of accessing specific web pages with a smartphone or other mobile device. However, ...

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