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Latest 'Invisibility Cloak' Could Hide People, Satellites

Latest 'Invisibility Cloak' Could Hide People, Satellites

Newsy (June 8, 2013) — Researchers at Purdue University have created an invisibility cloak by manipulating lite rays. The cloak could be big enough to mask a satellite.
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Starbucks to Roll Out App Update in Effort to Fix Security Flaw

Starbucks to Roll Out App Update in Effort to Fix Security Flaw

TheStreet (Jan. 17, 2014) — After security researcher Daniel Wood disclosed earlier in the week that the Starbucks app stores user names, email addresses, passwords and even geolocation information in unencrypted, clear text, Starbucks executives confirmed that app users' information could be visible to anyone with access to the phone if it was connected to a computer. So, if a user's phone was stolen, that information could be accessed by the thief. The company said it will soon roll out an update for its app to make it more secure, though it said the app for Google's Android operating system does not contain the vulnerability.
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Invisibility Cloaks Real Possibility, Company Claims

Invisibility Cloaks Real Possibility, Company Claims

Buzz60 (Dec. 10, 2012) — Quantum Stealth is a material made by Hyperstealth Biotechnology that the company says bends light to make the person wearing it invisible. The US military is seeking a new camouflage uniform and believes this one has potential. Patrick Jones sees many implications for this invisibility cloak.
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Researchers Develop Ultra-Thin Invisibility Cloak

Researchers Develop Ultra-Thin Invisibility Cloak

Newsy (Mar. 27, 2013) — Researchers at the University of Texas-Austin have developed an ultra-thin invisibility cloak. Objects under it are invisible to microwaves.
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