Scientists have now demonstrated an “internet of brains” — in rats. The scientist Miguel Nicolelis used electrodes to interconnect rat brains. Through trial-and-error, the rats in the experiment began to synchronise their electrical brain patterns as if they shared a single brain.
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Microsoft today announced that it’s acquired Express Logic, a San Diego, California-based developer of real-time operating systems (RTOS) for internet of things (IoT) and edge devices powered by microcontroller units (MCUs), for an undisclosed amount.
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Brian Krebs is a popular reporter on the cybersecurity beat. He regularly exposes cybercriminals and their tactics, and consequently is regularly a target of their ire. Last month, he wrote about an online attack-for-hire service that resulted in the arrest of the two proprietors.
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In the future, we could all be wearing smart contact lenses, like the ones secret agents use in movies. Samsung has been granted a patent in South Korea for contact lenses with a display that projects images directly into wearer’s eyes, according to the Samsung-focused blog SamMobile.
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There’s also a privacy concern. Attackers could get the username for the CarWings account you need to register the app, which might give them a clue as to who you are.
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