World’s largest portable 3D printer can print furniture

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Last week the Dutch gave us the world’s largest Facebook party and this week they give us the world’s largest, portable pavilion 3D printer. Those Dutch do indeed go big. The Dutch architecture firm DUS unveiled the KamerMaker, a printer they say is “the world’s first movable 3-D print pavilion”, in an open source project…

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Car covered in speakers makes music out of noise

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The Sound Taxi toured London last week collecting music samples from random street noise in a project named Make the City Sound Better. The samples are then mixed into a groove – real time. Production software on board the taxi gathers street noise via microphones mounted on top of the car, mixes it real time,…

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If you are running Tor, you might be running a botnet too

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Security researchers have identified a new botnet that is controlled by attackers from an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server running as a hidden service inside the Tor anonymity network. Unable to determine its real location or sniff its encrypted traffic, law enforcement are going to have a tough time shutting it down.

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Iran launches organized cyberattack against U.S. banks

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The banks of JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America are being increasingly targeted this week, in a systematic denial-of-service (DoS) attack against their websites. National security officials told NBC News that the cyber attacks are originating from the government of Iran and as a result, the cyber threat level was raised from “elevated” to…

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Photo Montage: Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Flight

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The Space Shuttle Endeavor passed over Southern California today, riding on the back of a Boeing 747 and flanked by a lone jet fighter, on route to its final destination – the California Science Center. This is the last flight for a space shuttle. Check the photo montage here.

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