Monthly Archives: March 2012
A controversial type of pesticide linked to declining global bee populations appears to scramble bees’ sense of direction, making it hard for them to find home. Starved of foragers and the pollen they carry, colonies produce fewer queens, and eventually … Continue reading
The FTC is calling for tighter online privacy rules, saying that if companies don’t voluntarily introduce a ‘do not track’ facility, it’ll do it for them.
Microsoft, working with others in the financial services and computer security industry, has disrupted a number of botnets being used by the Zeus malware family.
Microsoft employees, accompanied by United States marshals, raided two nondescript office buildings in Pennsylvania and Illinois on Friday, aiming to disrupt one of the most pernicious forms of online crime today — botnets, or groups of computers that help harvest … Continue reading
Suppose you had technology developed for NASA that could put out a fully engulfed car fire in 9 seconds? Think there might be a market for that? You’d be right. The U.S. military uses the system in Afghanistan, and the … Continue reading
The future of creative image editing is upon us: Adobe Systems today announced the free public availability of a Photoshop CS6 Beta. The new version of the leading image-editing software for Windows and Macintosh updates the interface, adds some stunning … Continue reading
A group of researchers who recently asked the public for help in figuring out a mysterious language used in the DuQu virus have solved the puzzle, thanks to crowdsourcing help from programmers who wrote in to offer suggestions and clues.
Here is the live stream for the Web summit 2012 Live from London, click here. A schedule of events is available here. Mainsite for the summit can be found here. Follow it on Twitter at (#LWS hashtag)
Everything is set for daredevil Felix Baumgartner to set a world record that has stood for more than 50 years.