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Researchers at the University of Surrey have shown that the much-vaunted near-field communications systems being rolled out for contactless card transactions could possibly be 'hacked' at the point-of-sale using inexpensive, rudimentary technology.
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Momir Bojic's hand-built, intricately detailed woodwork VW Beetle - all wood, from bonnet to gearstick
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Alex Chinneck's sliding house sculpture, 'From the Knees of my Nose to the Belly of my Toes', in Margate, UK
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A new lightweight performance undersuit for soldiers, designed by DARPA as part of its Warrior Web programme to reduce injuries and fatigue
The annual Tribute in Light shines over New York's Lower Manhattan district, as the city marks the 12th anniversary of the 9-11 attack on the World Trade Center
The Armadillo-T folding car: handy for small parking spaces
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Humanoid robot bartender 'Carl', built by mechatronics engineer Ben Schaefer. 'Carl' can mix cocktails and interact with customers in small conversations
Genetically engineered Pterophyllum Scalara fish glow in a tank under a blacklight at the 2013 Bio Expo in Taipei
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6 December 2013
There is change afoot at ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. The US-based body in charge of managing domain names on the internet has decided to launch a programme to greatly increase the number of domain name suffixes. But the Europeans are saying this expands the opportunities for some of their cherished brand names to be exploited by cybersquatters.
3 December 2013
PS4 was launched last week in the UK, approximately 2 weeks after its US launch. It was released in the UK approximately one week after Microsoft's Xbox one sold 1 million units within the first 24 hours worldwide.
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