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Hackers can cook you alive using 'microwave oven' sat-comms – claim Black Hat Four years ago, IOActive security researcher Ruben Santamarta came to Black Hat USA to warn about insecurities in aircraft satellite-communication (SATCOM) systems. Now he's back with more doom and gloom. During a presentation at this year's [...]
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Why romping with sex robots could IMPROVE your marriage MAKING love to sex robots could significantly improve your marriage or relationship. That's according to Dr Marina Ashade, an expert on how tech and economics "influences sex and love", who says sex-bots could become as important to married life as the [...]
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Expert warns satellites could be hacked and used as giant 'radio frequency weapons,' as researchers gather in Las ... At the Black Hat information security conference, researchers have revealed how satellite communications could be used by hackers to launch 'cyber-physical attacks,' essentially turning their antennas into massive microwave ovens , according to the [...]
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Semiconductor cluster gets £51m funding share In the 1970s and '80s silicon chips transformed industries and the way we live, from electronic calculators and watches to microwave ovens. Things have Added to that Wales is getting the UK's first compound semi-conductor foundry in Newport. This [...]
Take the microwave oven for example. No longer is it necessary to wait 30-45 minutes to reheat a plate of left overs in the oven straight from the kitchen fridge. One now only has to wait three to four minutes before hearing the ping of a microwave prior to being able to put hunger at bay. The microwave oven is often used as a symbol of near instant gratification. Success, rarely comes overnight. I once had an unplanned and unexpected conversation with the venture capitalist Sir Damon Buffini quite some time before he became a household name. He said “I became an overnight success - it just took 17 years”.
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And here is a round-up of other foods that are actually healthier to pop in the microwave than in a pan or oven…. Broccoli Most people plunge their broccoli in a pot of boiling water to cook, but it is actually healthier to bung it in the microwave. Jennipher Marshall-Jenkinson, chairman of the Microwave Technologies Association, says a few sprigs that have been washed and placed in an oven-proof dish with a lid on top, can turn out delicious. She told the Sun Online: “All vegetables cook very well in the microwave oven – and retain more of their nutrients and vitamin C than by any other cooking method, because they are only cooked in the water on their surface after washing.
SIX million children are living in households that do not earn enough to support even a basic standard of living, a report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has concluded.Nearly half the children in the UK live in households that do not make the Minimum Income Standard (MIS), the report suggests.The MIS is a benchmark set by researchers at Loughborough University, who use surveys to put together a virtual basket of goods and services — the things deemed necessary to be able to live at the...
Black Friday is over, with the official curtain coming down on a rollercoaster of an annual sales event. With consoles and televisions at the forefront of the offers this time around, we hope you managed to track down a bargain or at least got a start on your Christmas shopping. But, if you missed out on a deal or simply did not track down the perfect gift, don’t worry - the best thing about sales events is that they come round regularly. And, if you’re lucky a few of the...
It seems that these days people will go to any lengths for some attention on social media. Take YouTube, for example: it abounds in clips that will certainly make you go “Wow!” but also question the sanity of the uploaders. One guy enjoying his 15 minutes of fame right now is 22-year-old Jay Swingler from the UK, who made headlines for cementing his head inside a microwave oven for some YouTube views.In hindsight, it looks funny and Jay certainly got the attention he craves. However, it may...
DUBLIN, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --The "Global Residential Microwave Oven Market 2018-2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is easy compatibility and portability of these ovens. With the growing population of working individuals, the demand for quick and convenient cooking is increasing. To cater to the growing consumer demand, the manufacturers are developing residential combination steam-ovens that offer advantageous...