Kevin Fogarty | December 18, 2013
A supercomputer designed to model molecular interaction identified the switch.
Analysts calculate that buying zero-day vulnerabilities would be an order of magnitude less expensive than cleaning up after cyber-crimes.
Kevin Fogarty | December 17, 2013
Datacenter cooling could be more efficient using electrocaloric systems rather than traditional means.
MagnaCom promises huge benefits with more efficient control over how data is converted to waves for transmission over networks.
Kevin Fogarty | December 16, 2013
A new ‘clinical’ study showed greatest risk from high expertise.
How do you eliminate a drone? With a giant frickin’ laser beam.
Kevin Fogarty | December 13, 2013
Researchers are looking into “smart” drugs that respond to patients’ physiology.
Panel reviewing NSA digital wiretapping will reportedly recommend drastic restrictions, some of which the White House has already refused.
The U.S. House of Representatives nuked a plan to overhaul how the federal government buys and manages IT.
Kevin Fogarty | December 12, 2013
Test-strip-reading cholesterol app may join diabetes blood testers, nutrient tests in wave of smartphone-based medical tests, monitors.
The “Temperfect” mug’s phase-change insulation keeps coffee at the right temperature long enough for even busy datacenter sysadmins to drink it hot. For once.
Kevin Fogarty | December 11, 2013
WiTrack’s ability to locate humans wherever they are in a house, and identify gestures or individual body parts, could make it the next-gen Xbox Kinect.
Despite scandals over its methods, the mission scope of U.S. intelligence (and the IT needed to accomplish it) continues to expand.
Kevin Fogarty | December 10, 2013
Mars One hired Lockheed Martin, which designed the Phoenix Mars lander, to build it a lander for an unmanned mission in 2018.
DHL’s drone pilot test is very practical: its Paketkopter delivers orders to employees from a pharmacy across the Rhine in Bonn, Germany.
Kevin Fogarty | December 9, 2013
Letter from Google, Microsoft, Facebook et al. demands U.S. government limit online surveillance to preserve liberties and revenue streams.
The 1TB 840 EVO is Samsung’s largest ever.
Kevin Fogarty | December 6, 2013
Microsoft online tool Telepathwords tries to make passwords unpredictable by guessing the next letter before you type it.
As warnings on XP become more strident, Microsoft quits selling retail versions of Windows 7, moving old OSes one step closer to obsolescence.
Kevin Fogarty | December 5, 2013
Researchers have poked some holes in Apple’s iOS security.
Hacking drones could become a threat to mass-market adoption of UAVs.
Kevin Fogarty | December 4, 2013
Handheld 3D imaging could turn vacation snaps and crime-scene photos into virtual worlds to be explored in detail at will.
The average cost-per-minute of datacenter downtime has gone up 41 percent since 2010, Ponemon study shows.
Kevin Fogarty | December 3, 2013
When disruption hits most major parts of the tech world at once, the chaos often continues for years.
Startup plans an “aerial power plant,” using 8,000 drones, to generate a city’s worth of solar and wind power.
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