Quantum mechanics, photonics could hold key to securing personal data – ABC Online

ABC OnlineQuantum mechanics, photonics could hold key to securing personal dataABC OnlineIf this era of Facebook leaks and account hacks has you worried about the security of your private data, then Australian researchers are working on an illuminating solution. Key points: Technology would involve using particles of light to send secure …

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McLaren takes efficiency to horrifying lengths for April Fools’ Day – Roadshow

Now I’m going to have nightmares about synchronized tea breaks.

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The Viva Egoista 845, where extreme high-end audio meets Italian style – CNET

If Ferrari ever made a headphone amp, it would look and sound like the Viva Egoista 845.

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Chaos that will keep you warm: Researchers improve heat insulation using deliberate chaos

Powder is extremely well-suited for thermal insulation when there is a jumble of different sized nanoparticles in it. The scientists were able to determine how the thermal conductivity of powder is influenced by order and chaos in its constituent parts.

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Ron Howard teases ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ space battle – CNET

The “Solo” director tweets a glimpse of a TIE Fighter firing its gun and says work on the film set for May is running ahead of schedule.

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Dayton’s $98 Bluetooth speakers do full-on stereo – CNET

If you’ve never heard room-filling stereo at home, you don’t know what you’re missing.

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Google AI to predict NCAA Final Four outcomes at half time – CNET

Commentary: The search giant will run ads that predict the future during Saturday’s March Madness Final Four games. Bookies will surely love it.

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Get ready for Hasbro’s biggest Star Wars toy yet – CNET

Hasbro’s new HasLab campaign wants to make a highly detailed massive toy replica of Jabba’s sail barge available to dedicated collectors.

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Google Maps knows where Waldo is for April Fools’ Day – CNET

The Google Maps April Fools’ Day joke tries to answer one of the most vexing questions of our time: “Where’s Waldo?”

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Fighting Fantasy Legends RPG is heavy on dice, light on story – CNET

Review: This digital update of an old-school adventure is a fun, casual game, but I couldn’t get lost in its world.

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