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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
You Can't Stop Robots With Furniture Barricades Anymore
This Georgia Tech robot is smart enough to shove furniture out of the way to get where it wants to go
Pixeldelic Illuminates Silicon Valley Fashion Week
Fashion designers embrace the LED
Cypher: The Deep-Learning Software That Will Help Siri, Alexa, and Cortana Hear You
This startup pivoted from cleaning up calls to helping machines discern speech
Social Media’s Dial-Up Ancestor: The Bulletin Board System
The history of the BBS shows that pre-Internet social media was pretty great
New Record for Nanowire-Based Solar Cells Achieved
Previous record is nudged just slightly, but much higher conversion efficiencies should be achieved soon
What Is a Distributed Denial-of-Service Attack and How Did It Break Twitter?
On Friday, multiple distributed denial-of-service attacks hit a common Domain Name System provider for popular sites including Twitter and Netflix