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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
Researchers Teaching Robots to Feel and React to Pain
An artificial nervous system could help robots avoid damaging interactions
Carbon Nanotubes Reveal Cancer Deep Inside Tissue
New method exploits the luminescence of carbon nanotubes to detect tumors deep inside tissue
You’ve Got the VR Glasses—But Do You Have the VR Jacket?
Startup Machina says gamers need connected clothing to be fully immersed in virtual reality
Autonomous Vehicles Traveling in Convoys Will Run Into This Inevitable Tradeoff
Wireless experts will need to find a “sweet spot” between intragroup message reliability and data age
How I Designed a Practical Electric Plane for NASA
To win a competition, a Georgia Tech student devised a fuel-cell plane to rival today’s best-selling small aircraft
Solar and Wind Energy From the Same Device
Candy-bar-sized device could produce solar and wind power from city rooftops