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Computer Lab spin-out Cronto acquired

Computer Lab spin-out Cronto, a provider of secure visual transaction authentication solutions for online banking, has been acquired by VASCO Data Security International, Inc. VASCO acquired all of the stock of Cronto in exchange for an initial cash consideration of … Continue reading

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Jon Crowcroft elected to Royal Society

Jon Crowcroft, the Marconi Professor of Communications Systems, has been elected to the Royal Society for his seminal contributions to the development of the Internet, including techniques that have paved the way for rural broadband.

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Marwa Mahmoud wins best paper award at IEEE Face and Gesture Conference

Marwa Mahmoud has won the best paper award at IEEE Face and Gesture Conference in Shanghai. The paper on “Automatic behavior descriptors for psychological disorder analysis” is joint work with colleagues at the University of Southern California. Marwa is a … Continue reading

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Computer Laboratory celebrates the first 75 years

Around 300 graduates and friends of the Computer Laboratory converged on the William Gates Building to celebrate its first 75 years. A packed lecture theatre greeted Professor Sir Tony Hoare who got proceedings underway and delivered the annual Wheeler Lecture … Continue reading

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Tadas Baltrušaitis wins Cambridge Ring Publication of the Year award

Tadas Baltrušaitis, Peter Robinson and Louis-Philippe Morency have won the Publication of the Year award at the Cambridge Ring’s annual dinner for their paper on “3D Constrained local model for rigid and non-rigid facial tracking” presented at the Computer Vision … Continue reading

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Computer Lab students win Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships

Marwa Mahmoud and Steven Marsh, students at the Computer Laboratory, were awarded two of the three Qualcomm UK Innovation Fellowships in competition with other departments in Cambridge and at Imperial College.  The Computer Laboratory winners were Marwa Mahmoud (supervised by … Continue reading

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RealVNC wins the triple

RealVNC, the company founded by  Computer Laboratory’s Professor Andy Hopper and Andy Harter together with Lily Bacon and other colleagues from the University has been singled out with its third Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in as many years, a remarkable accomplishment … Continue reading

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Computer Lab spin-out helps protect online banking customers

Computer Lab spin-out, Cronto, is helping to protect online banking customers from the threat of online banking fraud. Dr Steven Murdoch, a member of the Lab’s Security Group and Cronto’s Chief Security Architect, has designed and developed a new transaction … Continue reading

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The Computer Laboratory gets ready to celebrate 75 years

2013 is a special year for the Computer Laboratory. Not only does it mark the Laboratory’s 75th anniversary but also the centenary of the Cambridge computer pioneer, Professor Sir Maurice Wilkes. Celebrations to mark these landmark  events will take place … Continue reading

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Professor Andrew Pitts is made a Fellow of the ACM

Andy Pitts has been made a Fellow of the ACM for his contributions to the theory of programming language semantics. The ACM Fellows Program was established in 1993 to recognize and honour outstanding ACM members for their achievements in computer … Continue reading

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