Articles by: NetHawk

Google Announces Improvements To Balloon-Borne Wi-Fi Project

November 21, 2014 at 10:19 am

In a blog post, Google said its balloons have traveled 3 million kilometers since the start of Project Loon.

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How To Protect Yourself From Webcam Hackers

November 21, 2014 at 10:17 am

Cyber security experts in the UK have been warning the public of a Russian hosted website containing thousands of live webcam feeds. Bloomberg spoke to […]

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Diagnosing Asthma with a Single Drop of Blood

November 21, 2014 at 10:16 am

A single droplet of blood can tell the doctor whether you have a mild or severe case of asthma.

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Buffalo drone video reveals snowed under neighborhood

November 20, 2014 at 11:12 am

Filmmaker James Grimaldi from Buffalo in New York captured aerial film of his neighborhood in West Seneka.

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Firefox Boots Google As Default Search, Partners With Yahoo

November 20, 2014 at 11:10 am

Mozilla on Wednesday announced it would be replacing Google with Yahoo as Firefox’s default search provider.

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The Virtual-Reality Future for Hollywood Blockbusters

November 20, 2014 at 11:06 am

Virtual reality is most commonly associated with video games, but a company called Jaunt VR is creating the virtual reality equivalent of movies. Their 14-lens […]

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Plastic Pads Let You Climb Walls Like Spider-Man

November 19, 2014 at 12:11 pm

Using a new adhesive, climbers can now shimmy up walls gecko-style.

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Software Helps U.S. Army Spot Soldiers At Risk Of Suicide

November 19, 2014 at 12:09 pm

The U.S. Army is using new software to identify soldiers who are at high risk of suicide based on a variety of factors.

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Brain Cap Battles Cancer

November 19, 2014 at 12:08 pm

Researchers develop noninvasive direct therapy for brain tumors.

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AT&T Pulls ‘Supercookie’ Tracking Code After Backlash

November 18, 2014 at 9:35 am

AT&T has done away with a special code used to track individual users’ internet activity on its phones after its discovery sparked anger.

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Could We Actually Live On Mars?

November 18, 2014 at 9:34 am

What would it take to survive on Mars?

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How Birds Count

November 18, 2014 at 9:33 am

Researchers are exploring the mathematical abilities of New Zealand robins.

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‘Goggle camera’ records Ebola crisis

November 17, 2014 at 10:25 am

Dr Javid Abdelmoneim wore special goggle cameras to record his time at an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone – here he carefully removes his […]

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Will cars ever drive themselves?

November 17, 2014 at 10:24 am

From the Batmobile to Knight Rider, self-driving cars have always felt like sci-fi. But really, they’re right around the corner.

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The Military-Grade Nano-Chip to Detect Cancer

November 17, 2014 at 10:22 am

A smartphone-sized breathalyzer that can instantly detect cancer could be on the market within two years. That’s according to the British company Owlstone that is […]

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