Monthly Archives: March 2013

Global internet slows after ‘biggest attack in history’

The internet around the world has been slowed down in what security experts are describing as the biggest cyber-attack of its kind in history. 

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Local News: Share Option Update

As many of you join us from the various social media Share’s we maintain here on TechnoJunkyard.  You may notice some of the Banners and Links are a bit confused or repeated.  Well we are in the middle of an … Continue reading

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BitTorrent ‘s Bram Cohen Patents Revolutionary Live Streaming Protocol

Hoping to revolutionize live broadcasting on the Internet, Bram Cohen has filed a patent application for the new BitTorrent Live streaming protocol. BitTorrent’s inventor has worked on the new technology for several years and believes his new protocol can be … Continue reading

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Video: The Grizzly Robotic Utility Vehicle by Clearpath isn’t fooling around.

Yes, you are desperately in need of a monster robotic ATV. Meet the Grizzly, Clearpath Robotics’ latest  serious research platform. It’s big, it’s scary, and if you get in its way, it’ll crush you like a bug. Or, you know, … Continue reading

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SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down in the Pacific Ocean.

The privately owned SpaceX Dragon fired its engines for the last time Tuesday at 11:42 a.m. EDT – sending it through the Earth’s atmosphere for a spectacular splashdown in the Pacific Ocean at 12:34 p.m. 

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Another wave of computer failures rings alarm bells in South Korea.

A number of government and civilian organizations experienced network and website malfunctions on Tuesday, unnerving government officials just days after computer networks at banks and broadcasters crashed due to cyber attacks. 

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Local News

I put in 2 new forms today, using information I go from our local Usergroup Meetup.  It was informative and I’ll look forward to attending again in the future.  The About and Article Submission links have been updated making it … Continue reading

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FCC Chief steps down.

Julius Genachowski isn’t the only member of the Federal Communications Commission who is leaving the FCC. Commissioner Robert McDowell also announced his departure a couple of days ago after serving since 2006. The Republican McDowell and Democrat Genachowski found common … Continue reading

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Microsoft Updates Core Windows 8 Productivity Apps: Mail, Calendar and People

Microsoft is finally releasing an update for its built-in Mail, Calendar and People apps. The Mail app will support organizational functions like flagging emails and creating folders. The Calendar app will get a new look and meeting scheduling support. And … Continue reading

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Thus SkyNet begins: Darpa Sets Out to Make Computers That Can Teach Themselves

The Pentagon’s blue-sky research agency is readying a nearly four-year project to boost artificial intelligence systems by building machines that can teach themselves — while making it easier for ordinary schlubs like us to build them, too. 

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