Engineering

Are we there yet? Time slows down on crowded train

Testing time perception in an unusually lifelike setting—a virtual reality ride on a New York City subway train—an interdisciplinary Cornell research team found that crowding makes time seem to pass more slowly.

Security

The human side of cybersecurity

New work in the International Journal of Business Information Systems looks at the human side of cybersecurity. We might think of cybersecurity as being mostly about firewalls, antivirus software, spam filters, and dDOS detection, ...

Security

Hacker claims to breach Uber, security researcher says

Uber said Thursday that it reached out to law enforcement after a hacker apparently breached its network. A security engineer said the intruder provided evidence of obtaining access to crucial systems at the ride-hailing ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Biden presses computer chips case in advance of Senate vote

Calling semiconductors "the building blocks for the modern economy," President Joe Biden on Monday asked Congress to move quickly and send him a bipartisan bill designed to boost the computer chips industry and high-tech ...

Automotive

Electric motorcycles flood Havana amid diesel shortages

The young people come and go on their electric motorcycles at this highway outside Cuba's capital where they perform stunts and talk about their two-wheelers, which would be largely silent if it weren't for the music blasting ...

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