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Nick Feamster (Comp Sci) discussed his own personal tests on data cap usage, noting differences in the capacity of a home router and a mobile router. Source: BroadbandBreakfast

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Recent College of Computing Alum and Rhodes Scholar, Joy Buolamwini, talks about her mission to bring computer science to underrepresented groups. Source: The Huffington Post

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Growth in the Atlanta area’s mobile industry can be attributed in part to the presence of academic institutions where mobility is a focus, including Georgia Tech, and to corporations that are active in the mobile space. Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

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“There are quite vigorous debates about whether quantum computers will ever actually be built,” said Chris Peikert (Comp Sci). “But that’s a separate question from whether quantum techniques or quantum algorithms can help you solve problems in new ways.” Source: Scientific American

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“What does it mean to be a quality university in this age of explosive innovation?” asked Richard DeMillo, director of Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Center Universities. “Colleges can’t convince themselves that things will be the same in five years.” Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

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ATLANTA – Dec. 12, 2012 – For the second straight year, the College of Computing's  Holiday Gift Guide decks the halls with some of the more inspired, ambitious and definitely digital “gifts” ever placed under the virtual tree. Source: Office of Communications

None of the leading mobile browsers have security that's up to snuff, according to researchers at Georgia Tech. "We found vulnerabilities in all 10 of the mobile browsers we tested, which together account for more than 90% of the mobile browsers in use [in the U.S.]," Patrick Traynor (Comp Sci). Source: Mashable

 

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ATLANTA – Dec. 5, 2012 – How unsafe are mobile browsers? Unsafe enough that even cyber-security experts are unable to detect when their smartphone browsers have landed on potentially dangerous websites, according to a recent Georgia Tech study. Source: Office of Communications

Georgia Tech has been selected by DARPA to perform research in the area of scalable analytics and data-processing technology. The Georgia Tech team will focus on producing novel machine-learning approaches capable of analyzing very large-scale data. Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

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The Georgia Tech Information Security Center predicts that in 2013 the big hit of 2012 - the Cloud - will turn against us. Or rather, botnets will learn how to take advantage. Source: Huffington Post

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