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  • New interfaces challenge touch

    Touchscreens could be extinct if researchers pioneering new human-computer interfaces have anything to say about it. From brain-controlled machines to gesture-driven devices, there's a range of technologies in development that may find their way into everyday electronic devices.

    Written by Nick Barber16 Nov. 11 05:07
  • 'Socialbots' invade Facebook: Cull 250GB of private data

    Facebook was recently invaded by a robot army created by four researchers to demonstrate the ease at which online social networks can be maliciously exploited by the unscrupulous.

    Written by John P. Mello Jr.03 Nov. 11 08:39