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MRI-like technique to detect what ails batteries

An MRI-based technique that can quickly diagnose what ails certain types of batteries – from determining how much charge remains, to detecting internal defects – without opening them up, has been developed by a team from New York University.

Keysight Technologies highlights cybersecurity risk to enterprise Cloud operations

Keysight Technologies announced that Ixia, a Keysight Business, has released the Ixia 2018 Security Report, which highlights the company’s biggest security findings over the past year from its Application and Threat Intelligence (ATI) Research Centre. The report analyses the growing exposure to cybersecurity risks as enterprises operate more of their workloads in the Cloud.

A surprising new superconductor

Last September, CIRES chemist and instrument designer Don David and colleagues Dave Pappas and Xian Wu at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), discovered a powerful new plated metal combination that superconducts at easily attained temperature, paving the road in the development of supercomputers.

TÜV SÜD unveils new electrical safety service

TÜV SÜD Product Service has launched a new Electrical Safety Pre-Test Assessment Service, which is intended to help manufacturers avoid costly product modifications and time-to-market delays by identifying non-compliances at an early stage in the design process.

Imperial College London spinout, GraphicsFuzz, develops a testing solution for graphics drivers

Graphics driver bugs can adversely affect the development of graphics applications like smartphone apps, with the most serious bugs leading to serious security risks. For example, a Google Chrome Bug Bounty was awarded for a security issue on the Samsung Galaxy S6, which allowed data to be stolen across web browser tabs, found with the GraphicsFuzz technology. More recently, GraphicsFuzz disclosed a security issue in the graphics driver of the Samsung Galaxy S9, where a valid webpage triggers a whole device reboot.

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