Emerging Tech

Patrick Marshall

Emerging Tech

  • Trojan horse

    Trojan horses gain inside track as top form of malware

    In the latest report from Panda Security, analysts found that Trojan Horses accounted for 80 percent of new malware infections.

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  • NASA Fermi telescope nearly collides with Cosmos spacecraft

    NASA's close call underscores the dangers of space junk

    Agencies rely on satellites more than ever, but it's getting crowded up there.

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  • Hammer coming down on stack of hard disks

    3 ways to destroy data without taking it to Mount Doom

    There are some myths about data destruction, but making sure information can't be retrieved from a hard drive isn't that hard.

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  • UDOO open hardware low cost computer

    Can $100 UDOO computer trump the Raspberry Pi?

    A group is developing a bare computer on a board, like the Pi, but with a quad core processor and a host of features.

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  • Image on neural network in a brain

    How a simulated brain outperforms supercomputers

    Neurogrid, a small, low-power system created by researchers at Stanford, could improve brain and mental illness research.

  • Windows 8 in government

    Windows 8 and the PC vs. tablet debate

    Microsoft's new OS is making headway with agencies, particularly in DOD, while catching on with consumers, too.

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  • Air Force drone pilots

    Do video gamers make the best drone pilots?

    As unmanned aircraft becomes more sophisticated, the military finds gaming skills more important than actual flight experience.

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  • Leap Motion controller working with a laptop

    Next big thing: Motion control ready to take the Leap

    As the next step toward a human/machine interface, Leap Motion's controller could lead to the biggest change for PC users since the mouse, and it could happen sooner than you think.

  • Model of 4D printed tube and elements

    3D printing is yesterday's news -- time for 4D?

    An MIT engineer is working on developing 3D-printed objects that would change over time -- and even build themselves.

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  • Modular data center in space

    FAA's supercomputer will be first 'tourist' in space

    Before the joyrides begin, the agency will send a high-performance modular data center into space to test radiation levels 100 kilometers above the Earth.

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