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Crypto 101, a free intro to encryption for developers

Crypto 101, a free intro to encryption for developers | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Crypto 101 is an introductory course on cryptography intended to help programmers understand encryption in order to write better code.
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Robot surgeon v driverless dumper

Robot surgeon v driverless dumper | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
A look at the 20 inventions battling it out for the 2013 James Dyson prize. The shortlisted selection will now be compared for the quality and innovation of their designs.
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The top 10 new reasons to be afraid of hackers

The top 10 new reasons to be afraid of hackers | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Thousands of computer hackers are heading to Las Vegas this week for Black Hat and Def Con, back-to-back information security conventions where attendees are warned not to send passwords over Wi-Fi...
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Old-Fashioned Control Systems Make U.S. Power Grids, Water Plants a Hacking Target | MIT Technology Review

Old-Fashioned Control Systems Make U.S. Power Grids, Water Plants a Hacking Target | MIT Technology Review | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Critical infrastructure is at risk of a cyberattack because of systems that haven’t kept pace with Internet threats.
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Man beats robot car on race track

Man beats robot car on race track | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
A race between a robot car and a human driver has ended with a win for the humans - but only by a few seconds.
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Nissan to sell steer-by-wire cars

Nissan to sell steer-by-wire cars | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Nissan plans to sell steer-by-wire cars by 2013, using electrical signals and software rather than mechanical links to control their wheels.
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Microsoft makes gesture bracelet

Microsoft makes gesture bracelet | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Microsoft is working on a wrist-worn sensor that can detect a wide range of hand gestures, allowing new ways to control smartphones and video games.
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Gaze-controlled smart TV unveiled

Gaze-controlled smart TV unveiled | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Haier and Tobii team up to show off Gaze TV, a television set which users control by staring at buttons on its screen.
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Chip and pin 'weakness' exposed

Chip and pin 'weakness' exposed | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Cambridge University researchers share details of a security weakness than can enable the cloning of chip and pin cards.
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Wave of Volatile Trading Unsettles U.S. Markets

Wave of Volatile Trading Unsettles U.S. Markets | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
A New Jersey broker’s stock-trading software accidentally set off millions of trades on Wednesday, drawing renewed attention to the fragility of the nation’s stock exchanges.
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Can robotics change the future of a nation?

Can robotics change the future of a nation? | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
The BBC's Fiona Graham visited east Africa to find out if in a region synonymous with technology innovation - can tech change the future for the tomorrow's innovators?
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How the Gorgeous, Sometimes Fictional Sound of the Olympics Gets Made

How the Gorgeous, Sometimes Fictional Sound of the Olympics Gets Made | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
The audio from your favorite events isn't real. It's much better than real.
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African start-ups make location pay its way

African start-ups make location pay its way | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Kenya's Foursquare rewards you with pizza and Ugandan students track cheap petrol.
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Why smart cities need to start at home

Why smart cities need to start at home | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Why smart city planning may need to start in the homes of the elderly.
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Tor users advised to ditch Windows

Tor users advised to ditch Windows | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Users of the Tor anonymous browsing system are being advised to stop using Windows to avoid being identified.
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How drones are helping the wine industry

How drones are helping the wine industry | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Unmanned aircraft, satellite mapping and ground sensors controlled by tablet computers – not 21st century espionage but 21st century wine making.
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Ground force: lawnmowing robots

Ground force: lawnmowing robots | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Honda is the latest manufacturer to release a robot lawnmower but European sales figures remain low...
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The new frontier of wearable tech

The new frontier of wearable tech | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
A look at some of the first wearable tech gadgets which are seeking to monitor, document and augment our lives.
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BBC News - Will driverless cars mean computer crashes?

BBC News - Will driverless cars mean computer crashes? | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
With engineers arguing that driving licenses will become unnecessary in the next 30 years, questions are already being asked about whether people are ready to let a car drive itself.
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Sensor maps areas in real time

Sensor maps areas in real time | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
A sensor that maps the area through which the wearer is moving has been created by US scientists at MIT.
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Electronic ink could kill QR code

Electronic ink could kill QR code | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Wireless data transmitters that cost one penny to produce challenge limited QR code technology.
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Life: Now available for download

Life: Now available for download | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
Scientists create the first virtual organism - living, growing and dying entirely within a computer program.
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NFC exploit: Be very, very careful what your smartphone gets near

NFC exploit: Be very, very careful what your smartphone gets near | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
NFC technology could open the way for hackers, Charlie Miller said at Black Hat...
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Android, Nokia smartphone security toppled by Near Field Communication hack

Android, Nokia smartphone security toppled by Near Field Communication hack | Out of the box Technology | Scoop.it
NFC-enabled phones can be hijacked when in close proximity to bad guys.
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