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Image: Space recovery USB

All computer enthusiasts have a recovery disk available in case their computer stops working – and it's no different for a liquids experiment on the International Space Station.

dateAug 31, 2016 in Space Exploration
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The switch that could double USB memory

Scientists at Hokkaido University have developed a device that employs both magnetic and electronic signals, which could provide twice the storage capacity of conventional memory devices, such as USB flash drives.

dateJun 24, 2016 in General Physics
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How lottery insider allegedly fixed jackpots

Eddie Tipton, a computer expert and the Multi-State Lottery Association's security director, allegedly rigged a lottery jackpot by installing a software program known as a rootkit on a computer that would pick the winning ...

dateDec 18, 2015 in Other
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Heists go Hollywood with DefCon hacks

Hollywood-style heists took on real-world potential as hackers at a Def Con gathering showed how to crack safes in full view of security cameras without ever being seen.

dateAug 09, 2015 in Security
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