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Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of neural activity in the human brain, and the numbers are …

Terry Crews Makes Muscle Music With Old Spice (And Now It’s Your Turn)

In “Muscle Music,” those sensors on Crews’ body are rigged to corresponding musical instruments. Each time the massive spokesman flexes his muscles, …

Work/Life: Please, Call It “Vintage”

I work in the technology business, and I’m supposed to have a real jones for hot, new, next-generation technology–which I do, don’t get me wrong. But …

Cybercriminals Hack Into Factory

In one of the strangest smart grid hacker attacks ever, cybercriminals managed to penetrate the thermostats of a state government facility and a manufacturing plant in New Jersey. The Homeland Security Department‘s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) made the …

Bitcoin Mining Scheme Discovered

Bitcoins are a hot commodity for traders, speculators and economists–and now they’re fertile territory for virtual mining. A new form of malware discovered by Kaspersky Labs last week turns computers into bitcoin generator machines. Bitcoins, for those unaware, are a virtual form of currency that …

Edward Snowden cast as hero in smartphone game

Now Edward Snowden can hunt for information on Americans' smartphones.<p>The National Security Agency leaker wanted by the U.S. government has been immortalized -- in a digital sense, anyway -- as the hero of a mobile game.<p>In Snowden Run 3D by MTS Freestyle, gamers play the former intelligence worker …