Sunday, November 19, 2017

SECURITY

SECURITY

by Steve Johnson (courtesy Mercurynews) Internet securityCybercrime, hacking and other security coverage. When President Barack Obama begins two days of meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Southern California on Friday, in part to discuss China's...

by Katherine Bourzac (courtesy mashable) For those who find Google Glass indiscreet, electronic contact lenses that outfit the user's cornea with a display may one day provide an alternative. Researchers at several institutions, including two...

Yet another thing you always wanted to know about the workings of the U.S. government ... but didn't know to ask. by Megan Garber (courtesy TheAtlantic) If "Things We're Learning About the Security Workings of the...

by Brian Womack & Michael Shepard video courtesy (TBchapulling) Play NSA and FBI Tapping Into Servers: Wash. Post U.S. technology providers from Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) said they don’t give the U.S. government direct access...

Secret slides reveal massive government spying, tech companies dispute reports. by Cyrus Farivar (courtesy ArsTechnica) It’s worse than we thought. Just one day after disclosing the existence of a secret court order between the National...

CREDIT: Robert Buchanan Taylor/Shutterstock.com View full size image by Sue Marquette Poremba (courtesy Technewsdaily) Social Security numbers. Credit card numbers. Bank account numbers. Birth dates. Email passwords. Driver's license numbers. Passport numbers. Known collectively as personally identifiable information,...

By Francis Bea (courtesy techtrends) There’s a way around the six second limit in Vine that 16 year old Will Smidlein discovered. He published his discovery in style with one of the Internet’s favorite and...

by Arik Hesseldahl (courtesy AllthingsD) Computing giant IBM just made another move in its quest to become the biggest provider of cloud services. It said it will acquire SoftLayer, a privately held cloud services player...

by Stacey Higginbotham (courtesy gigaOM) photo: Thalmic Labs Summary: The next wave of computing will require new user interfaces, and gesture has proven to be a hot bet. Thalmic Labs, a Canadian startup, just scored $14.5M for its Myo...

by Gene Sperling (courtesy Whitehouse.gov) Our patent system — as enshrined in our Constitution — is meant to encourage innovation and invention. It was designed to reward Americans for their hard work, risk-taking and genius....

U.S. skies are scheduled to officially open to civilian drones by 2015. This has legislators trying to get ahead of the invasion, which has varied implications. Drone makers tout potential positive uses for the unmanned...

Pentagon’s Latest Weapon in Colombian Drug War? Soap Operas by Robert Beckhusen (courtesy wired) http://youtu.be/0rnM_sdVJE8 The U.S. Army is introducing a new weapon in its fight to get Colombia’s guerrillas to put down their guns:...