Archive: 03/16/2007

Combating Friction and Stiction

Micro-electro-mechanical systems, popularly referred to as MEMS, in small electronic devices often fail because of adhesion and stiction – the attractive force between the surfaces of interacting parts. University ...

dateMar 16, 2007 in Nanomaterials
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Gallium: A new antibacterial agent?

New antibacterial strategies are needed because more and more bacteria are antibiotic resistant and because antibiotics are not effective at eradicating chronic bacterial infections. One approach to developing new antibacterial ...

dateMar 16, 2007 in Medical research
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Can a Rootkit Be Certified for Vista?

A roomful of hackers, CIOs and CSOs agree that Microsoft's given us the most secure version of Windows yet, but their approval is served up with a garnish of "excepts," "howevers" and "althoughs."

dateMar 16, 2007 in Software
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AT&T Wants You to Float Your Security Off into a Cloud

Edward G. Amoroso, chief security officer for AT&T, says most of us have no business running a network. Businesses' infrastructures have allowed complexity to spread like a cancer, he says, and most times we simply don't ...

dateMar 16, 2007 in Telecom
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MySpace 'MyStores' Tie Bands Closer to Community

Word of an announcement from SNOCAP, the music technology/online distribution company, was brewing earlier this week, and today they finally let the cat out of the bag: SNOCAP is working with record labels like SubPop to ...

dateMar 16, 2007 in Internet
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Commodore Unveils New PC Line

Commodore Gaming has emerged from the shadows to announce its first line of gaming PCs, together with some flashy new cases.

dateMar 16, 2007 in Hardware
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Microsoft Investigates IE 7 Vulnerability

The vulnerability leaves users open to potential phishing attacks. Microsoft is investigating a new flaw uncovered in Internet Explorer 7 that opens users up to phishing attacks.

dateMar 16, 2007 in Software
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