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  • Are your calls being intercepted? 17 fake cell towers discovered in one month

    You wouldn't likely know if you are under cell phone surveillance, but you would if you were about to make a call and your phone displayed an unencrypted connection warning that states, "Caution: The mobile network's standard encryption has been turned off, possibly by a rogue base station (IMSI Catcher'). Unencrypted calls not recommended."

  • Why Patient Portals Remain Healthcare's Enigma

    Healthcare's ongoing effort to fix patient engagement has been stymied by a widespread inability to improve patient portal adoption. In an era when consumers can do just about anything online, healthcare IT leaders are often at a loss to explain why so few patients – and physicians – embrace tools for online collaboration.

  • Uber vows to defy German ban on its UberPop ride-sharing service

    Uber Technologies must stop operating its ride sharing service UberPop in Germany or pay a fine, a German court has ruled -- but the ban could be short lived, a court spokesman said Tuesday.

  • Scientists create one robot brain to rule them all

    Researchers are creating a single, massive repository of robot knowledge so machines around the world can learn from each other.

  • Mac, Chromebook gains soften PC industry decline

    Although forecasts for PC shipments have brightened, much of the improvement stems from bets that Chromebooks and Macs will make up a larger part of this year's market.

  • NASA green-lights plans to build world's most powerful rocket

    NASA's program to build a heavy-lift rocket capable of launching astronauts into deep space is moving from the design to the development phase.

  • NBN Co aims to serve 1 million premises by next July

    NBN Co aims to have National Broadband Network service available to about 1 million homes and businesses in financial-year 2014-15, up from 552,000 in FY 2013-14, CEO Bill Morrow said today as the company announced financial results for the 12-month period ended 30 June 2014.

  • Macquarie Telecom posts $0.8M loss

    Macquarie Telecom on Thursday reported a net loss of $0.8 million for its full year ending June 30, largely due to increased operating expenses as new data centre facilities go live.

  • Microsoft reissues patch that crippled Windows PCs

    Microsoft today re-released a security update that was pulled two weeks ago after users packed the company's support discussion forum with reports of crippled computers.

  • Intel makes the world's smallest IoT modem

    Intel says it is producing a 3G modem, an essential component for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, smaller than anything else produced in the world.

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