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Shipping industry embraces WW2 tech to defend against hackers

Shipping industry embraces WW2 tech to defend against hackers

Written by on August 7, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Ships use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other similar devices that rely on sending and receiving satellite signals, which many experts say are […]

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News highlights – 19 June

News highlights – 19 June

Written by on June 20, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 19 June Trump meets tech company CEOs in bid to make government systems more efficient WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump met on Monday with the heads of 18 U.S. technology companies including Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, seeking their help to make the government’s computing systems more efficient. Read […]

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Welcome to the dark side of connected cars

Welcome to the dark side of connected cars

Written by on December 9, 2015 in Opinion with 4 Comments

Are you getting just a little bored hearing about the benefits of connected cars? It wasn’t that long ago all we worried about was the size of the engine, how fast it went, how good it looked and how many gizmos it had on the dashboard. The most popular technological advance of the recent past […]

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GPS bug fixed

GPS bug fixed

Written by on April 16, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) – A technical messaging error with some global positioning system (GPS) satellites first emerged in 2011, two years earlier than previously disclosed, but affected only very few communications messages, the U.S. Air Force said on Wednesday. Air Force Space Command last month first acknowledged the issue, which affects the way the […]

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