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Highlights from Humanitarian Innovation Conference

Cool innovations include an online platform for humanitarian crowdsourcing and a multimedia library for refugees.

Tue 22 Jul 14 from SciDev.Net

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UK Widens Ban On Dead Mobile Devices On Flights

 The UK government has issued new aviation security guidelines warning that passengers traveling by plane to or from the UK might now face checks on any electronic devices they are carrying ...

Wed 9 Jul 14 from TechCrunch

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Ore. phone ban has loophole, challenges expected

(AP) -- Oregon police officers may hear some arguing when they start pulling motorists over for violating a new law banning them from talking on hand-held cell phones while driving.

Mon 4 Jan 10 from Phys.org

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New publication fundamentally changes federal information security risk management

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of a special publication that can help organizations to more effectively integrate information security ...

Wed 2 Mar 11 from Phys.org

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Steve Jobs discusses 21st century technology in rare 1983 speech

An additional 40 minutes of a speech that Steve Jobs gave at the International Design Conference in Aspen in 1983 has been released for the first time. The first 20 ...

Wed 3 Oct 12 from The Verge

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Next generation computers will be highly interactive devices controlled by gestures

In the future intuitive, flexible and highly interactive devices will replace the clunky desktop computers and fixed-sized screens that rule our lives today.

Wed 17 Feb 10 from The Independent

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GE to sell security unit to United Technologies

US conglomerate General Electric on Thursday announced it would sell its security unit to United Technologies Corp. for 1.82 billion dollars.

Thu 12 Nov 09 from Phys.org

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Wakestock festival uses wristbands, ditches paper tickets

If you are attending the Wakestock festival this summer, you will be part of history as Wakestock is the first multi-day festival in the UK which will no longer rely on paper tickets ...

Thu 21 Jun 12 from Ubergizmo

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NIST special publication expands government authentication options

A newly revised publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) expands the options for government agencies that need to verify the identity of users of their Web-based ...

Wed 21 Dec 11 from Phys.org

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Advertising Fail: CEO Who Publicized His SSN Gets His Identity Stolen

Gap cards and cell phones and, quite possibly, kittens. These are a few of ...

Wed 19 May 10 from Discover Magazine

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