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iRobot reorganizes, forms new unit focused on Ava and other emerging technologies

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iRobot has been branching out from its traditional household and military robots for quite a while, and it looks like it's now officially embracing those activities as a core part of its business. The company announced a reorganization (or "strategic realignment") today that will see it comprised of three...
iRobot reorganizes, forms new unit focused on Ava and other emerging technologies

Warning: This fake antivirus matches its GUI with Windows 7, Vista, or XP to take your money

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Earlier this month, the FTC managed to shut down scareware that tricked 1 million user with names such as WinFixer, WinAntivirus, DriveCleaner, ErrorSafe, and XP Antivirus. That doesn’t mean cybercriminals have given up though: newly discovered malware tries to take your money with a fake antivirus that changes its GUI...
Warning: This fake antivirus matches its GUI with Windows 7, Vista, or XP to take your money

Sprint Product Exec: Launching LTE Devices Before Network Just Makes Sense

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Sprint isn’t too concerned that it is selling LTE devices but has yet to officially launch the high-speed service anywhere in the U.S. “I think it is much to-do about nothing,” Sprint VP Fared Adib told AllThingsD in an interview on Tuesday. Customers sign up for two-year contracts, Adib said,...
Sprint Product Exec: Launching LTE Devices Before Network Just Makes Sense

Neuroscience could mean soldiers controlling weapons with minds

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Neuroscience breakthroughs could be harnessed by military and law enforcers, says Royal Society reportSoldiers could have their minds plugged directly into weapons systems, undergo brain scans during recruitment and take courses of neural stimulation to boost their learning, if the armed forces embrace the latest developments in neuroscience to hone...
Neuroscience could mean soldiers controlling weapons with minds
After Getting Booted From Apple's App Store, Mobile Privacy App Clueful Returns On Android
6 ways big data is helping reinvent enterprise security

Robotex Avatar for Home and Office eyes-on

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Unless you have loads of cash at your disposal or work for the federal government, chances are you haven't heard of Robotex. The start-up, featured here at CES 2013's Eureka Alley, specializes in creating automated solutions for a variety of security applications (think: SWAT busts, radiation level monitoring, etc.)....
Robotex Avatar for Home and Office eyes-on
AVG follows FTC’s privacy lead, adds “Do Not Track” tool for its 108M users

Nanotube-Based Terahertz Polarizers Developed at Rice

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A team of experts at the Rice University announces the development of a new class of terahertz polarizers, which make good use of carbon nanotubes for improving their performances. The devices could have applications in the fields of communication, sensing and security applications. The robust terahertz polarizer the team devel......
Nanotube-Based Terahertz Polarizers Developed at Rice

CloudLock Raises $8.7M To Help Secure Enterprise Data In The Public Cloud

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CloudLock, the software company that aims to secure enterprise cloud data, has raised $8.7 million in a Series B funding from Ascent Venture Partners and Cedar Fund. This brings the startup’s total funding to $12 million. CloudLock says that many companies lose sight and control of exactly what data is...
CloudLock Raises $8.7M To Help Secure Enterprise Data In The Public Cloud

This Camera Can See Around Corners

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This camera can see actually see around corners by scattering a laser pulse and reassembling photons as they return to the lens, reports Nature. It looks a little elementary at the moment, but military and security applications seem most obvious. Check out this very accessible video for a more...
This Camera Can See Around Corners
Hack could let browsers use cloud to carry out big attacks on the cheap

Android apps are 2.5-times more expensive than iOS? Not so fast

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A new analysis of app prices from market research firm Canalys calls out Android apps as being 2.5-times more expensive than iOS apps on average. By gathering the current costs of all the top 100 apps on both platforms, Canalys felt confident enough to decree Android users are paying “dramatically...
Android apps are 2.5-times more expensive than iOS? Not so fast
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