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How Safe is a Quantum-Safe Virtual Private Network?
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How Safe is a Quantum-Safe Virtual Private Network?

Verizon aims to find out by testing the technology, which is geared at enhancing encryption methods using session key exchange security mechanisms, the carrier...

 The Space Wide Web is Ready to Launch
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The Space Wide Web is Ready to Launch

There is even more to space innovation than the fledgling space tourism sector. Somewhat out of the public eye, there is a fast-growing space tech industry.

Cybersecurity Researchers Claim Every Network Router at Risk of Secretly Leaking Data
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Cybersecurity Researchers Claim Every Network Router at Risk of Secretly Leaking Data

Researchers have demonstrated a method for stealing information by exploiting a network router's light-emitting diodes.

Artificial Intelligence: The 3 Big Trends to Watch in 2017
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Artificial Intelligence: The 3 Big Trends to Watch in 2017

Experts expect artificial intelligence trends to progress in three major areas in 2017.

­.n. Opens Formal Discussions on AI-Powered Autonomous Weapons, Could Ban 'killer Robots'
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­.n. Opens Formal Discussions on AI-Powered Autonomous Weapons, Could Ban 'killer Robots'

Leaders at the United Nations in Geneva just agreed to officially discuss guidelines for the design, development, and engineering of autonomous weapons. Here's...

Ddos Defenses Emerging From Homeland Security
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Ddos Defenses Emerging From Homeland Security

Public, private, and academic researchers are collaborating on new distributed denial-of-service defenses.

How Quantum Computing Could ­npick Encryption to Reveal Decades of Online Secrets
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How Quantum Computing Could ­npick Encryption to Reveal Decades of Online Secrets

The advent of a universal quantum computer could herald the end of effective data encryption.

Blockchain Could Bring Electronic Voting to Australia By 2017
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Blockchain Could Bring Electronic Voting to Australia By 2017

Australia intends to employ blockchain technology to let citizens vote online.

Computer Science Teachers Need Cybersecurity Education, Says CSTA Industry Group
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Computer Science Teachers Need Cybersecurity Education, Says CSTA Industry Group

ACM's Computer Science Teachers Association is crafting a cybersecurity certification program for computer science teachers. 

­nited Nations Cito: Artificial Intelligence Will Be Humanity's Final Innovation
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­nited Nations Cito: Artificial Intelligence Will Be Humanity's Final Innovation

United Nations chief information technology officer Atefeh Riazi emphasizes artificial-intelligence innovation as the next nexus of human technological advancement...

Online Tracking By News Organizations Is Excessive, Say Researchers
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Online Tracking By News Organizations Is Excessive, Say Researchers

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found that news organizations permit far more use of third-party tracking than the average website. 

Web Inventor Berners-Lee: The Hidden Cost of Mass Surveillance
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Web Inventor Berners-Lee: The Hidden Cost of Mass Surveillance

Sir Tim Berners-Lee this week discussed the need for governments to end mass online surveillance.
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