After WannaCry, Microsoft amps up security updates – CNET

The tech giant releases several Windows XP patches to address vulnerabilities that are in heightened danger from cyberattacks by government organizations.

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Verizon officially inhales Yahoo, leaves Marissa Mayer behind – CNET

It’s the end of an era for one of the web’s early pioneers. As the deal closes, Yahoo’s president and CEO resigns.

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Nanotechnology Update: Scientists Perform Site-Specific Surgery on…

NANOTECHNOLOGY UPDATE: Scientists Perform Site-Specific Surgery on Nanoparticles. “A team of chemists led by Carnegie Mellon University's Rongchao Jin has for the first time conducted site-specific surgery on a nanoparticle.

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Superconducting nanowire memory cell, miniaturized technology

Researchers have developed a new nanoscale memory cell that holds tremendous promise for successful integration with superconducting processors. The new technology provides stable memory at a smaller size than other proposed memory devices.

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ISO Publishes Standard Providing Plain Language Explanation of Selected Terms from ISO/IEC 80004 Series – Nanotechnology News

ISO Publishes Standard Providing Plain Language Explanation of Selected Terms from ISO/IEC 80004 SeriesNanotechnology NewsThe International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published standard ISO/TR 18401:2017, “Nanotechnologies — Plain language explanation of selected terms from the ISO/IEC 80004 series.

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Seaweed derivative could be just what lithium-sulfur batteries need

Lithium-sulfur batteries have great potential as a low-cost, high-energy, energy source for both vehicle and grid applications. However, they suffer from significant capacity fading. Now scientists have made a surprising discovery that could fix this problem.

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Magnets, all the way down!

If you can’t move electrons around to study how factors like symmetry impact the larger-scale magnetic effects, what can you do instead? It turns out that assemblies of metallic nanoparticles, which can be carefully arranged at multiple length scales, behave like bulk magnets and display intriguing, shape-dependent behavior. The effects could help improve high-density information storage and spintronics technologies.

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Graphene NanoChem completes pilot project with Malaysian firm

Performance-enhancing nanotechnology solutions provider Graphene NanoChem announced on Tuesday that its new polymers division had successfully completed a paid pilot project for an unnamed “global Tier 1 company” in Malaysia. The AIM-traded firm said the successful pilot project involved the group providing its enhanced building materials solution as part of a warehouse conversion and building modification assignment for the customer, which reportedly designs and builds commercial and defence aerostructures.

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NBA Finals cord-cutting playoff: Who’s the streaming champ? – CNET

I streamed game 5 of the finals on PlayStation Vue, Hulu Live and DirecTV Now, and compared them to Verizon Fios TV. Which one was best?

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NBA Finals cord-cutting playoff: Who’s the streaming champ? – CNET

I streamed game 5 of the finals on PlayStation Vue, Hulu Live and DirecTV Now, and compared them to Verizon Fios TV. Which one was best?

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