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pandemics

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Security firm: Android malware pandemic by year's end

Trend Micro warns that cyberattacks and malicious apps targeting Android smartphones are higher than previously expected.

By July 4, 2012

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Battery-free flashlight among Google Science Fair winners

Teens invent a warning system for approaching ambulances, banana peel bioplastics, and flu drug modeling.

By September 24, 2013

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Swedish group calls gaming addiction a 'pandemic' threat

The Youth Care Foundation says that gaming addiction is a global threat. I say we concentrate on real problems.

By September 17, 2009

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EA closes Pandemic Studios unit

Electronic Arts shuts Pandemic Studios facility, bought in 2007 as part of an $860 million deal. Shutdown follows announced cost cuts and layoffs for struggling EA.

By November 18, 2009

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Apocalypse-proof condos already sold out

You can survive the end of the world in this charming nuclear missile silo. The views aren't great, but there won't be anything to see outside anyway.

By May 26, 2012

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'Barcoding' viruses could help detect mutated strains

A team out of the University of Leeds has already produced molecular signatures for two forms of a childhood respiratory-disease virus, and plans many more.

By May 14, 2012

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Solar flares now classified as 'major threat' to hi tech UK

The UK Cabinet Office says solar flares are one of the top threats to normal life, rating them alongside the likes of terrorism and floods.

By March 18, 2012

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Japan to try GPS phones to prevent pandemics

Softbank participates in a Japanese government-backed experimental project that uses GPS-enabled cell phones to track elementary schoolers' whereabouts for health-monitoring purpose.

By June 8, 2009

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Companies plan for possible swine flu pandemic

There's no telling how bad the swine flu outbreak will be, but experts say companies should be preparing for the worst.

By April 30, 2009

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SickCity to predict next pandemic via Twitter?

Want to see what kind of colds, flus, or other maladies Twitter users are experiencing? SickCity shows you in real-time.

By March 18, 2009