Broadband from heavens !!
Well actually from stratosphere !!
According to BBC news, researchers from University of York in UK has done a trial of successfully transmitting data from sky to earth using air balloons. This test was done in Sweden. They were able to transmit data at around 11Mbps. They are aiming to get around 120Mbps.
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Turn off your damn printer, its watching you ?!!
According to today’s Washington Post and Sydney Morning Herald
A research team led by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, have broken the secret code. It seems a deal was struck between selected printer manufactures and Secret service some years back, the original purpose was to identify counterfeiters it seems but according to EFF there's nothing to stop authorities from using the information for other purposes.