Wi-Fi WPA2 Security Vulnerable to KRACK Attacks: Nearly All Wi-Fi Devices on the Planet Vulnerable

    HIGHLIGHTS WPA2 security protocol has reportedly been compromised The WPA2 vulnerabilities will be detailed at 5:30pm IST Anyone near your router could eavesdrop on Wi-Fi traffic, say researchers Security researchers claim to have found high-severity vulnerabilities in WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access II), a popular security protocol used by nearly every Wi-Fi device on the planet. […]

    Saving the planet with flexible electronics

    Fig. 1 Push coating devices onto substrates with polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) films. 1. Deposit approximately 5 microliters of solution on a substrate; 2. Press the PDMS stamp against it. 3. Wait for the solvent to diffuse inside PDMS and …more “My research on organic photovoltaic (OPVs) devices reflects my fascination with electronic gadgets and concerns about […]

    Fig Leaves Are Out. What to Wear to Be Kind to the Planet?

    Americans spent around $350 billion on clothing and footwear in 2016. CreditLauren Fleishman for The New York Times In the Garden of Eden, figuring out what to wear was easy and the fig leaves were environmentally friendly. Today, it’s much harder to find clothes that don’t have some kind of negative impact on the planet. […]

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    Google Sells Satellite Imaging Business Terra Bella to Planet Labs

    Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Friday it would sell its satellite imaging business, Terra Bella, to Planet Labs, a San Francisco-based private satellite operator founded by former NASA scientists. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. As part of the deal, Planet Labs will acquire the Terra Bella business including the SkySat constellation […]

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    Jupiter-Sized Planet Found in Triple-Star System

    Scientists have discovered a rare triple-star system with a gas giant planet similar in size to Jupiter. Researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics in US found that a binary system once thought to be a single star was actually a pair of stars orbiting one another, and are a part of the triple-star system. […]