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From balloons to shrimp-filled shallows, the future is wireless

By | April 28, 2014

From balloons to shrimp-filled shallows, the future is wireless BY JEREMY WAGSTAFF (Reuters) – The Internet may feel like it’s everywhere, but large pockets of sky, swathes of land and most of the oceans are still beyond a signal’s reach. Three decades after the first cellphone went on sale – the $4,000 Motorola DynaTAC 8000X “Brick” – half… Read More »

All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed to hacking threat

By | April 24, 2014

[Original link: this one includes links to the source material where available] (Reuters) – The next hacker playground: the open seas – and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved around the planet. In this internet age, as more devices are hooked up online, so they become more vulnerable to attack.… Read More »