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You Can’t Steal Data From A Chip That’s Self-Destructed

You Can’t Steal Data From A Chip That’s Self-Destructed

Losing a flash drive full of family photos is unfortunate; losing an encryption key that gives access to sensitive data could be a catastrophe. So researchers at Xerox’s PARC have developed chips that can self-destruct on command, making them completely unusable once they shatter.

Why Your Mouse Cursor Is Slanted Instead Of Straight

Why Your Mouse Cursor Is Slanted Instead Of Straight

Have you ever wondered why your mouse cursor rests ever so slightly to the left? Chances are, that little arrow on an incline is so ubiquitous that you’ve never even thought twice about its 45-degree lean. As it turns out, there’s a very good reason for it. Or was, anyway,…