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App Allows Inspectors to Find Gas Pump Skimmers Faster
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App Allows Inspectors to Find Gas Pump Skimmers Faster

A new app can detect devices installed in gas pumps to steal consumer credit and debit card data.

Advancing Resistive Memory to Improve Portable Electronics
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Advancing Resistive Memory to Improve Portable Electronics

A new technology could lead to the next generation of memory storage devices for portable electronics such as smartphones, laptops, tablets, and digital cameras...

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...

Using Computers and Sensors to Curb Electricity Use in Buildings
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Using Computers and Sensors to Curb Electricity Use in Buildings

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have developed algorithms and a real-time occupancy sensor network to create a smart heating, ventilation...

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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Computer-Driven High Speed Trading Improves Market Liquidity

Responding to concerns about an increasingly electronic stock exchange, Terrence Hendershott studied algorithmic trading and found that computer-driven trading...
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