This clash has nothing to do with the simulated battles on Gindis, Eternal Duel, Mobstar or any of the more hip gaming sites. No, this one's for real. The villains in this combat are criminal hackers and phishing scammers, and their targets: unsuspecting online gamers.
Great minds, it is said, think alike. And when they start to work together, the results are often quite amazing. For the past few years, collaboration between technology companies and universities has been bringing some sharp minds together.
Imagine emergency open-heart surgery being performed by a robot surgeon in an ambulance parked on a street. This might be a real possibility in a few years. Scientists, doctors and technology companies are developing portable robotic units that can perform complex surgical procedures remotely from any location.