Cornell scientists create ‘living’ machines that eat, grow, and evolve

The field of robotics is going through a renaissance thanks to advances in machine learning and sensor technology. Each generation of robot is engineered with greater mechanical complexity and smarter operating software than the last. But what if, instead of painstakingly designing and engineering a robot, you could just tear open a packet of primordial […]

Source: Cornell scientists create ‘living’ machines that eat, grow, and evolve

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The Bayrob malware gang’s rise and fall | ZDNet

The story of how a talented computer science student and his friends created and ran a multi-million dollar botnet.

Source: The Bayrob malware gang’s rise and fall | ZDNet

Fifty years of the internet | TechCrunch

When my team of graduate students and I sent the first message over the internet on a warm Los Angeles evening in October, 1969, little did we suspect that we were at the start of a worldwide revolution.

Source: Fifty years of the internet | TechCrunch

NSA Releases GHIDRA 9.0 — Free, Powerful Reverse Engineering Tool

NSA has released Ghidra software reverse engineering tool for free to help software engineers, especially malware analysts, hunt down security bugs in software and applications.

Source: NSA Releases GHIDRA 9.0 — Free, Powerful Reverse Engineering Tool

Facebook’s cryptocurrency could be $19B revenue opportunity: Barclays

Barclays sees as much as a $19 billion upside for Facebook if its secretive cryptocurrency plan works out.

Source: Facebook’s cryptocurrency could be $19B revenue opportunity: Barclays