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New Software Attempts to Expose Credit Card Fraud

June 3, 2013 11:30 am | by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft | Comments

A look at your account balance has just given you a shock: what’s going on here? While you have spent the last few weeks in the office and definitely haven’t travelled abroad, your account balance shows that you bought electronics in Turkey and ate out in France.

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Storm Chasing Drones

June 3, 2013 11:18 am | by ustin Juozapavicius, Associated Press | Comments

Oklahoma State University researchers are designing and building sleek, Kevlar-reinforced unmanned aircraft — or drones — to fly directly into the nation's worst storms and send back real-time data to first responders and forecasters.        

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AT&T to Add 225 Jobs in Mississippi

June 3, 2013 11:03 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

AT&T Inc. says it will hire 225 new employees in Mississippi and fill 25 open positions as part of a plan to upgrade its wireless and wireline network in Mississippi. The new employees will increase the telecommunications giant's current Mississippi workforce of 2,700 people by about 8 percent.

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Cybersecurity Tops Obama's Agenda for China Talks

June 3, 2013 10:58 am | by Julie Pace, AP White House Correspondent | Comments

President Barack Obama will be looking for signs from China's leader at their upcoming meeting that Beijing is ready to address its reported high-tech spying, which the White House sees as a top threat to the U.S. economy and national security.

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Google to Sell HTC One With Unmodified Android

June 3, 2013 10:53 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google is adding the recently released HTC One to its lineup of smartphones running on an unmodified version of its latest Android software. An HTC One model relying on the same version of Android as Google's Nexus brand will go on sale on June 26 for $599.

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ARM Releases New Cortex A-12 Processor

June 3, 2013 3:02 am | by Reuters | Comments

British chip designer ARM Holdings said it will defend its over 90 percent share of the mid-range mobile device market against hard-running rival Intel Corp, helped by a new processor it unveiled on Monday. ARM introduced the new Cortex A-12 processor optimized for smartphones that sell for between $200 and $350.

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Patent Fights

May 31, 2013 6:45 pm | by Reuters | Comments

The U.S. International Trade Commission, which hears many patent fights, on Friday extended its deadline for ruling on whether Apple Inc infringes patents owned by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in making the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad.      

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U.S. Cellular gets into the 'Home Phone' biz for $20 a month

May 31, 2013 3:42 pm | by CNET | Comments

U.S. Cellular is the latest wireless service provider to make the jump into your home. On Friday, the carrier unveiled its U.S. Cellular Home Phone service, which goes on sale in retail stores on June 7 and online a couple of weeks later on June 20.

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Anritsu Company Showcases Test Solutions That Address High-frequency Designs at IMS 2013

May 31, 2013 11:39 am | by Anritsu Company | Comments

Anritsu Company (booth #938) will display test solutions to meet the high-frequency testing requirements of engineers in the aerospace and defense, communications, and semiconductor industries at IMS 2013 in Seattle, June 4-6. Featured will be the VectorStar Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) platform, which is an ideal solution for device characterization...

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An Electrical Switch for Magnetism

May 31, 2013 9:33 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | Comments

Researchers at MIT have developed a new way of controlling the motion of magnetic domains — the key technology in magnetic memory systems, such as a computer’s hard disk. The new approach requires little power to write and no power to maintain the stored information, and could lead to a new generation of extremely low-power data storage.

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USSR's Old Domain Name Attracts Cybercriminals

May 31, 2013 9:04 am | by RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press | Comments

The Soviet Union disappeared from the map more than two decades ago. But online an 'e-vil empire' is thriving. Security experts say the .su Internet suffix assigned to the USSR in 1990 has turned into a haven for hackers who've flocked to the defunct superpower's domain space to send spam and steal money.

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Dell Board Recommends Michael Dell Buyout Offer

May 31, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The board at Dell said that a takeover bid led the company's founder and CEO is in the best interest of shareholders at the slumping PC maker, and asked them to approve the deal when it's put to a vote in July. The board unanimously recommended the offer from Michael Dell to take the company private for $24.4 billion, or $13.65 per share, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.

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Microsoft Aims to Simplify with Windows 8.1

May 31, 2013 8:57 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Microsoft is trying to fix what it got wrong with its radical makeover of Windows. It's making the operating system easier to navigate and enabling users to set up the software so it starts in a more familiar format designed for personal computers.

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SKorea Fosters Startups as it Seeks Economic Shift

May 31, 2013 8:55 am | by YOUKYUNG LEE, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Kwon Sunbeom's future was mapped out. Talented in math and science, he attended a specialized high school and majored in electronic engineering at a prestigious university. Lifetime employment at one of South Korea's towering conglomerates beckoned.

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SIAE MICROELETTRONICA is Main Supplier of Microwave Radio Solutions in Telefónica Worldwide

May 30, 2013 4:23 pm | by Telefónica | Comments

Telefónica ahas selected SIAE MICROELETTRONICA as one of the main supplier of microwave transmission for its mobile networks worldwide, to enable the launch of  LTE and high speed data services. SIAE MICROELETTRONICA supplies Telefónica in Latin America and in Europe with its latest generation microwave radio solutions.

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