GeekSpeak for 2015-05-02

Miniature Computers Ransom your Health

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Tiny computers, medical nano technology, a cure for Coinvault ransom malware, and medical apps on your smart device: how do they work? The Geeks are joined by Ask Dr Dawn host Dr Dawn Motyka.

Worlds Smallest Computer

Michigan Micro Mote (M3) is the world’s smallest computer. How small? It’s about the size of a grain of rice. A University of Michigan’s March report can tell you that the team behind the computer have come up with a fully autonomous system that can act as a smart sensing system.

Gold nanotubes sizzle cancer cells

Gold nanotubes could be used along with near-infrared light (NIR) to destroy cancer cells, according to new experiments by researchers at the University of Leeds in the UK. The tubular nanoparticles could also be used as drug delivery vehicles and as nanoprobes for high-resolution medical imaging.

help with ransomware from Kaspersky Labs & the police of the Netherlands

Are you a ransomware victim? The National High Tech Crime Unit (NHTCU) of the Netherlands’ police, the Netherlands’ National Prosecutors Office and Kaspersky Lab have been working together to fight the CoinVault ransomware campaign. During our joint investigation we have been able to obtain data that can help you to decrypt the files being held hostage on your PC. We provide both decryption keys and the decryption application.

How the Daily show points out Newsmedia hypocrisy: SnapStream, now available in a consumer version

Shows like Last Week Tonight and The Daily Show have long relied on SnapStream to find their juiciest news clips and quotes, and today the TV clip search database finally launched a version for everyone else with SnapStream Express.
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