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Advertisement in outer space?

Space Advertisement is the use of advertising in outer space or related to space flight. While there have only been a few examples of successful marketing campaigns, there have been several proposals to advertise in space, some even planning to launch giant billboards visible from the Earth. Obtrusive space advertising is the term used for […]

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi was a failed experiment

Wi-Fi was developed by using technology from a failed experiment attempting to detect mini black holes. Wi-Fi (or WiFi) is a local area wireless computer networking technology that allows electronic devices to connect to the network, mainly using the 2.4 gigahertz (12 cm) UHF and 5 gigahertz (6 cm) SHF ISM radio bands. The Wi-Fi […]

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Microsoft Runs the Largest Botnets

It might be surprising to hear that Microsoft owns the 10 largest botnets in the world – but just as it takes a thief to catch a thief, it may require running a botnet to save organizations from botnets. At security conference Sector this week in Toronto, Tim Rains, chief security advisor for Microsoft’s Worldwide […]

audio cables

Can you Demonstrate that $7,250 audio cables are any better than ordinary audio cables

A prize of $1 million has been offered to anyone who can demonstrate that $7,250 audio cables are any better than ordinary audio cables. There is substantial controversy on the subject of audiophile components; many have asserted that the occasionally high cost produces no measurable improvement in audio reproduction. For example, skeptic James Randi, through his […]