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Is Gigabit Quantum-Encryption ‘Uncrackable’?

January 16th, 2007 · No Comments

I saw an interesting announcement today by id Quantique SA and Senetas Corp. Ltd. about a commercial application of quantum encryption. They claim 1 gigabit per second data rates in their prototype solution. I’ll be interested to see if these ‘Uncrackable’ claims can hold up to the scrutiny of the cryptography community. Original Article: http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=196900575 Technorati tags: […]

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Tags: Cryptography · Technology

500 Gallons of Fresh Water a Day

January 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Do you dream of living “Off the Grid?” Check out this solution for fresh water that is reminiscent of the moisture farms on Tatooine. Aqua Sciences, Inc. has a technology that can product up to 500 gallons of fresh water a day from the moisture in the air. FEMA already have 2 of these $500,000 units […]

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Tags: Business · General · Green Technology · Technology

Robotic Flying Dragonfly at CES

January 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Check out this video of a robotic dragonfly from the company Wow Wee. Just one more reason why I should be attending CES. http://news.com.com/1606-12994_3-6150150.html?tag=ne.video.6150150  Technorati tags: CES, Wow Wee, Robotic Flying Dragonfly

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Tags: Aviation · Robotics · Technology

ChaCha.com a Google Killer?

January 9th, 2007 · 4 Comments

What do you get when you combine the human intelligence behind Amazon’s MTurk and Google’s clean and accurate approach to web searching: ChaCha.com For a search engine ChaCha.com provides a clean interface and good results. But what is interesting is the human intelligence that’s injected into the equation. Can’t find what you need with other […]

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Tags: Business · Technology · Web 2.0

Apple Unveils New iPhone

January 9th, 2007 · No Comments

Steve Jobs made the big announcement at Macworld in San Francisco this week by unveiling Apple’s entry into the cell phone market. The unique take away’s for me is the new “multitouch’ interface that replaces that need for a stylus. And the fact that the iPhone runs a full-fledged version of Mac OS X. Now […]

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Tags: General · Technology · Voip/Telephony