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Botnet Buster Finds IoT Command and Control Centers
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Botnet Buster Finds IoT Command and Control Centers

University of California, Riverside computer scientists have developed a tool that cripples botnets by fooling them into exposing their Internet of Things command...

Computer Love
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Computer Love

A computer simulation developed by Dan Conroy-Beam at the University of California, Santa Barbara offers a framework for evaluating theories of human mate choice...

Researcher Aims to Use Social Multimedia For Enhanced Mapping
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Researcher Aims to Use Social Multimedia For Enhanced Mapping

University of California, Merced professor Shawn Newsam is researching the viability of using multimedia collections as volunteered geographic information for mapping...

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How Much Information?

In 2008, the world's servers processed 9.57 zettabytes of information, almost 10 to the 22nd power, or ten million million gigabytes. This was 12 gigabytes of...

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Nsf Funds Expedition Into Software For Efficient Computing of Nanoscale Devices

The U.S. National Science Foundation has awarded a $10 million, five-year grant to researchers who will explore software-assisted monitoring of system components...

Virtual Reality Used to Study Haiti, Baja Earthquakes
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Virtual Reality Used to Study Haiti, Baja Earthquakes

University of California, Davis researchers are using the virtual reality equipment to study earthquake damage and predict whether faults are likely to move again...
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