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Would the Mob Really Break Your Virtual Kneecaps With Counterfeit Chips?
Apparently, the next chip security threat could come from organized crime, says IOActive
The Hidden Dangers of Chop-Shop Electronics
Clever counterfeiters sell old components as new, threatening both military and commercial systems
Counterfeiting and You
Electronic manufacturing and consumers confront a rising tide of counterfeit electronics
The Financial Risks of Counterfeit Semiconductors
Reports of counterfeit parts have tripled in the last two years.
Plant DNA vs. Counterfeit Chips
A genetic mark might help keep counterfeit components out of the electronics supply chain
Counterfeit Chips on the Rise
As more firms report finding phony chips, the danger they pose becomes clearer
Seeks to expose and denigrate the role of corporate lobbying in climate policy
The Congressional Corral
The future of digital technology is in the hands of the U.S. Congress
Internet Privacy Gets Big Push in US and in EU
Proposals are not without controversy
E-mail Isn’t Killing the Post Office
Revenues at the U.S. Post Office are doing just fine, thank you
Getting Tough on Antitrust
As communications and distribution networks are globalized, so too are regulatory issues governing their operations
Technology Priorities for the White House
What issues related to technology will the next U.S. President confront?
Handcuffed: When the Government Wants Your Invention
A new U.S. court decision gives the government even more rights to use your invention
Nanoscale Wireless Communication Operates at Visible Wavelengths for the First Time
Plasmonic nanoantennas are 60 percent faster than previous plamsonic waveguides
Setting a Land Speed Record with a Sidecar Motorcycle
Kevin Clemens built this electric sidecar motorcycle to set a world record on the salt flats of Bonneville
DIY Emergency Button: Hack a Nike+iPod Sport Kit to Create an Elder Alert System
Some inexpensive components can replace pricey commercial services
Video Friday: Octopus Robot, Solar Drone, and Humanoid Neck Test
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos
Carbon Nanotube-Based Sensor Detects Toxins With a Mobile Phone
Carbon nanotubes wrapped in a polymer offer a powerful sensing platform for many chemicals
Why Should Engineers Give Themselves Awards?
Because engineers look good in evening wear (and so does the profession)