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Netflix Hacking Countermeasures

So one day, I noticed that my language setting was changed to Italian suddenly on my Netflix account. Very confused, I changed it back to English. Vulcan wasn’t an option. Soon, it changed back again to Italian. Upon going to … Continue reading

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From Popular Science – New Technology, Science News, The Future Now: Nanotube Yarn Infused With Wax Makes Incredibly Strong Artificial Muscles

Nano Muscle Fibers These scanning electron microscope images show a carbon nanotube yarn that has incredible tensile strength. The upper image shows a highly coiled, wax-filled carbon nanotube yarn that maximizes tensile contraction during actuation. The lower image shows a … Continue reading

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From Popular Science – New Technology, Science News, The Future Now: 7 Amazing Ways Nanotechnology Is Changing The World

Gold Nanoparticles Wellcome Images Tiny nanoparticles are a huge part of our lives, for better or for worse.”Everything, when miniaturized to the sub-100-nanometer scale, has new properties, regardless of what it is,” says Chad Mirkin, professor of chemistry (and materials … Continue reading

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From Droid Life: Samsung Sells 30 Million Galaxy S3 Units in 157 Days

We expected the Samsung Galaxy S3 to be a hit, just like the Galaxy S2, but I’m not sure that anyone expected it to be this big of a hit. According to Samsung, they sold 30 million units in 157 … Continue reading

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From Engadget: Hurricane Sandy has knocked out 25 percent of all cell towers, cable services in 10 states

Julius Genachowski has revealed that Hurricane Sandy has knocked out a full quarter of cellphone towers and cable services in the 10 most affected states. The FCC chief believes that, as more towers expend their battery back-ups and the storm’s … Continue reading

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From Engadget: Disney acquires Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, plans more Star Wars movies

Disney is already one of the biggest media companies around, and it’s now set to become even bigger. The company announced late today that it’s acquiring Lucasfilm Ltd., currently 100 percent owned by founder George Lucas, for $4.05 billion in … Continue reading

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From Ars Technica: $99 Raspberry Pi-sized “supercomputer” hits Kickstarter goal

A prototype of Parallella. The final version will be the size of a credit card. Adapteva A month ago, we told you about a chipmaker called Adapteva that turned to Kickstarter in a bid to build a new platform that … Continue reading

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