TARRYTOWN, New York (PNN) - December 4, 2013 - The company E2V has developed a prototype device that uses a radio-frequency pulse to shut down a car’s engine at range, according to a report from the BBC. While the range of the device is fairly short, it worked on a handful of cars and motorbikes and could also potentially be used on boats.
LONDON, England (PNN) - December 2, 2013 - Astronomers have discovered a new type of quasar - an incredibly bright galactic core powered by a supermassive black hole - that current theory fails to predict.
CAMBRIDGE, England (PNN) - November 4, 2013 - A breakthrough in quantum cryptography demonstrates that information can be encrypted and then decrypted with complete security using the combined power of quantum theory and relativity - allowing the sender to dictate the unveiling of coded information without any possibility of intrusion or manipulation.
WASHINGTON (PNN) - October 12, 2013 - We knew it was only a matter of time. The research into the human brain has been advancing so rapidly in recent months that eventually the military would have to look into the subject. After all, if gamers are being given the opportunity to overclock their brains, then chances are that the Amerikan Gestapo Department of Defense division will find some use for the same sort of tech.
CyLab researchers have developed and released a new smartphone app to provide users with a free and easy to use means for secure messaging and file transfer. With SafeSlinger, a user can establish secure communications directly with trusted individuals and groups in ten seconds, with nothing more than the smartphone in their hand. Reportedly, not even the NSA can break this encryption.
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (PNN) - October 8, 2013 - Carnegie Mellon University researchers claim they have created a smart phone messaging app with security that not even the National Security Agency can break.
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands (PNN) - September 26, 2013 - Everyone knows that to have a private chat in the National Security Agency era, you go outdoors. Phones, the Internet, email and your office can all be compromised with ease. But soon even that whispered conversation in the park may no longer be safe from prying ears.
BERLIN, Germany (PNN) - September 14, 2013 - A new gadget built by Diehl Defense, much like a portable Electro-Magnetic Pulse ray gun, can disable a vehicles electronic circuitry rendering it useless in battlefield or pursuit conditions.
HOUSTON, Texas (PNN) - September 12, 2013 - NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft officially is the first human-made object to venture into interstellar space. The 36-year-old probe is about 12 billion miles from our sun.