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Cyber Criminals Holding Phone and Computer Data to Ransom

Cyber Criminals Holding Phone and Computer Data to Ransom

AFP (Feb. 26, 2015) Computer and smartphone viruses are holding an increasing number of devices hostage using “ransomware.” Duration:02:21 Video provided by AFP
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What's In An Online Dating Screen Name? A Lot, Apparently

What's In An Online Dating Screen Name? A Lot, Apparently

Newsy (Feb. 13, 2015) Researchers found those who had a username starting with a letter in the first half of the alphabet had more success when online dating. Video provided by Newsy
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Smart Glasses Augment Reality to Help Visually Impaired

Smart Glasses Augment Reality to Help Visually Impaired

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 1, 2015) New augmented reality smart glasses developed by researchers at Oxford University can help people with visual impairments improve their vision by providing depth-based feedback, allowing users to "see" better. Joel Flynn reports. Video provided by Reuters
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'Brand Blocker' Glasses Blur Ads in Real Time

'Brand Blocker' Glasses Blur Ads in Real Time

Buzz60 (Jan. 28, 2015) A team of college students design and build a pair of goggles that will obscure any corporate branding from your field of vision. Jen Markham (@jenmarkham) has the story. Video provided by Buzz60
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