Written by: David Heath | Published in: SecurityFollowing an extensive selection process, the winner of NIST's 5-year competition to select a new hash algorithm standard has been announced.
SHA-3 winner has been announced. Schneier's entry of Skein did not win. :( Instead Keccak won. This is the second time a Schneier entry has made the finals and lost (the other was with Twofish who got beat out by Rijndael to become AES).
For those who don't know, SHA-3 will become the new hashing algorithm standard soon.
TabTimes, a media organization dedicated to covering and providing information about the tablet market, has announced a new competition they are instituting. Going by the name The Tabby Awards, the competition will seek to identify the best apps for iPad, Android and Windows tablets.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: DevelopmentA final year student from the University of Western Sydney has scooped the top prize in the ‘Unleash Your App’ competition run by Optus and National ICT Australia (NICTA), with his Android mobile ‘green’ app that assists commuters with planning their public and private transport journeys, while also keeping track of their carbon footprint on the