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Comment Re:Do you really need a R&D lab for this ?!? (Score 5, Funny) 175

when I was a kid I wore braces. I also tested batteries with my tongue. One day I decided to connect a 9V battery (the one with the poles side by side) with my braces, to see what will happen. One pole on the upper side, the other on the bottom. There was a big shock, my field of vision became bright white for a split second, and I never tested batteries with any part of my face ever again.

Submission + - Nokia Solutions and Networks Becomes OpenSSL Platinum Sponsor (

jones_supa writes: Nokia Solutions and Networks, the world’s leading mobile broadband specialist, today pledged to help the OpenSSL Project in its fight against future vulnerabilities similar to the Heartbleed bug through a substantial donation, to be made over two years as their first Platinum sponsor. With its donation, NSN wants to express its gratitude to the OpenSSL Project for providing the leading open source cryptography library used across the industry. NSN will also provide the support of its Mobile Broadband Security Center facilities. These security facilities will be utilized to help safeguard both customers and the mobile network industry and to support further strengthening of the important cryptographic functionality of such software. 'We see protecting mobile broadband networks as a top priority and believe that best-in-class security can be achieved by combining the forces of market-leading experts,' said Hossein Moiin, executive vice president of Technology & Innovation at NSN. The company is also offering its industry-leading Certificate Management Protocol (CMP) client implementation to be integrated into the library. CMP is a security cornerstone of modern LTE networks, and the client implementation provided by NSN is the only usable out-of-the-box example available under a free and open source license.

Comment Re:Very insightful point made in article (Score 1) 939

Wow. I live in Greece, and the belief here is that we are very backwards in terms of broadband. Affordable ADSL has been around for about 3 years, but now most people can get a 24mbit connection by a variety of providers, for around 20-22 euros. I suppose this is something around $30, so I guess it's pretty close to your example. I'd thought that, given that broadband was adopted in the US a LOT earlier than Greece, prices over there would be much cheaper.

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