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The Growing Harm of Not Teaching Malware
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The Growing Harm of Not Teaching Malware

Revisiting the need to educate professionals to defend against malware in its various guises.

Household Demand For Broadband Internet Service
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Household Demand For Broadband Internet Service

How much are consumers willing to pay for broadband service? Our research estimates consumer willingness-to-pay...

Against Cyberterrorism
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Against Cyberterrorism

Cyberterrorism is a concept that appears recurrently in contemporary media. This coverage is particularly interesting...

Dealing With Assange and the Secrets He Spilled
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Dealing With Assange and the Secrets He Spilled

This past June, Alan Rusbridger, the editor of The Guardian, phoned me and asked, mysteriously, whether I had any idea how to arrange a secure communication....

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Social Media and Law Enforcement: Who Gets What Data and When?

This month, we were reminded how important it is that social media companies do what they can to protect the sensitive data they hold from the prying eyes ofreported...

Why Buying Coffee with Your Iphone Matters
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Why Buying Coffee with Your Iphone Matters

Starbucks app Cash, credit, or gadget?

Gayatri Buragohain on Women and Technology in India
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Gayatri Buragohain on Women and Technology in India

Gayatri Buragohain, India’s ACM-W Ambassador, is an outspoken advocate for young women in India who are interested in technical careers but face an opportunity...

Gayatri Buragohain on Women and Technology in India
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Gayatri Buragohain on Women and Technology in India

Gayatri Buragohain, India’s ACM-W Ambassador, is an outspoken advocate for young women in India who are interested in technical careers but face an opportunity...

Bending and Stretching Classroom Lessons to Make Math Inspire
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Bending and Stretching Classroom Lessons to Make Math Inspire

At the aptly named Tiny Thai restaurant here, a small table, about two and a half feet square, was jammed with a teapot, two plates of curry, a bowl of soup,...

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Stuxnet Authors Made Several Basic Errors

There is a growing sentiment among security researchers that the programmers behind the Stuxnet attack may not have been the super-elite cadre of developers that...

What Does Jobs' Absence Mean For the Future of Apple?
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What Does Jobs' Absence Mean For the Future of Apple?

With Steve Jobs' third medical-related absence in six years, Silicon Valley must again confront one of its great mysteries: How much does Jobs matter to Apple?

Wolfram Education Apps Raise Teaching Dilemma
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Wolfram Education Apps Raise Teaching Dilemma

Wolfram Research, a software company with deep mathematical and scientific expertise, is expanding to the broad education market with a range of mobile apps.

Rahul Arya: The Way Forward For Electronic Design Automation
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Rahul Arya: The Way Forward For Electronic Design Automation

India's design industry is facing a "quality gap" with regard to talent, says Rahul Arya of Cadence Design Systems Inc. in Bangalore, India.

Rahul Arya: The Way Forward For Electronic Design Automation
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Rahul Arya: The Way Forward For Electronic Design Automation

India's design industry is facing a "quality gap" with regard to talent, says Rahul Arya of Cadence Design Systems Inc. in Bangalore, India.

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Nsa's Home Base May Have Crappiest Web Site Ever

Through the gates of Fort George Meade pass the most powerful technical minds that the government employs. But Fort Meade's website contains pixelized, faux-shaded...

Shigeru Miyamoto: Master of Play
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Shigeru Miyamoto: Master of Play

The many worlds of a video-game artist.

The Case Against the Consumer Electronics Show
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The Case Against the Consumer Electronics Show

A year ago, Steve Ballmer took the stage of the Consumer Electronics Show to tout a technology that he promised would change the world: the Windows operating...

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Hackers Find New Way to Cheat on Wall Street

High-frequency trading networks, which complete stock market transactions in microseconds, are vulnerable to manipulation by hackers who can inject tiny amounts...

The American Wikileaks Hacker
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The American Wikileaks Hacker

Jacob Appelbaum fights repressive regimes around the world—including his own.

Don't Track Me, Bro
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Don't Track Me, Bro

Here is how Jon Leibowitz, chairman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, describes the current state of affairs on the Internet: "Say I’m walking through a mall...
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