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Vint Cerf: COVID-19 Highlights How We Need Better Internet Access Everywhere
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Vint Cerf: COVID-19 Highlights How We Need Better Internet Access Everywhere

Cerf shares his views on the future of the Internet, the importance of trust and empathy, and the impact of new technologies like IoT and AI on the future of communications...

What is Cyberwar?
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What is Cyberwar?

At its core, cyberwarfare refers the use of digital attacks by one country or nation to disrupt the computer systems of another with the aim of create significant...

Facebook's Security Chief Talks Encryption Plan
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Facebook's Security Chief Talks Encryption Plan

Facebook has built its business upon the sharing of content between people worldwide, but protecting that data is a gargantuan responsibility—one that demands an...

Susan Buck Empowers Women in Tech
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Susan Buck Empowers Women in Tech

Susan Buck advises parents to get their daughters involved in technology at an early age. Part of her job at the University of Pennsylvania is teaching students...

Ballmer: Android ­sers Need To Be 'computer Scientists'
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Ballmer: Android ­sers Need To Be 'computer Scientists'

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Speaking at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, said that people need to be 'computer scientists' to be able to use Android smartphones...

Your Data Isn't Secure, Don't Trust Companies to Keep It Safe
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Your Data Isn't Secure, Don't Trust Companies to Keep It Safe

It's time for a major change in the way our personal, private data is handled. We need to take back our data from companies that are unwilling and unable to protect...

Intel: Why a 1,000-Core Chip Is Feasible
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Intel: Why a 1,000-Core Chip Is Feasible

Chipmaker Intel has been investigating the issue of scaling the number of cores in chips through its Terascale Computing Research Program, which has so far yielded...

Microsoft Big Brains: Butler Lampson
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Microsoft Big Brains: Butler Lampson

If there were a jack of all trades at Microsoft, Technical Fellow Butler Lampson, who is also an ACM Fellow and a former ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient, would...

Microsoft Big Brains: Butler Lampson
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Microsoft Big Brains: Butler Lampson

If there were a jack of all trades at Microsoft, Technical Fellow Butler Lampson, who is also an ACM Fellow and a former ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient, would...

­K Envisions Zero Waste: What About Computers?
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­K Envisions Zero Waste: What About Computers?

Recycling is part of our daily lives. We do it everyday with plastics, newspapers and other general household things. But computers and batteries face recycling...

Is China's 'secure' Os a Threat to ­.s Offensive Cyber Capabilities?
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Is China's 'secure' Os a Threat to ­.s Offensive Cyber Capabilities?

China's development of the Kylin hardened operating system undermines U.S. offensive cyber warfare capabilities, Kevin G. Coleman of Technolytics Institute told...

Inventor: Ssl Not to Blame For Security Woes
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Inventor: Ssl Not to Blame For Security Woes

It is unfair to blame Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for security woes because system weaknesses are usually attributed to the browser, while SSL is simply a protocol...

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Are Supercomputers Just Better Liars?

Supercomputers' superior power compared to ordinary machines does not make their predictions unerring, argues consultant Andrew Jones. He observes, for instance...
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