Archive: 03/17/2009

Breaches emphasize need for scanning, encryption

Recent news reports indicate a computer containing confidential information about the helicopter that transports President Barack Obama was breached by a computer in Iran. In January, Heartland Payment Systems, a company ...

Mar 17, 2009
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Japan mulls high-tech economic stimulus

Japan may invest two billion dollars or more in new information and communication systems under an economic stimulus package with the aim of creating 400,000 jobs by 2011, an official said Tuesday.

Mar 17, 2009
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www@20: How the techies tamed the cyber zoo

Huddled around a vintage computer, four of the creators of the world wide web were blissfully unaware of the audience as they demonstrated how, some 20 years ago, they spawned the exponential growth of the ...

Mar 17, 2009
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Study: 'Smart drug' Provigil may be habit-forming

(AP) -- A so-called "smart drug" popular with young people may carry more of an addiction risk than thought, a small government study suggests. Scans of 10 healthy men showed that the prescription drug Provigil ...

Mar 17, 2009
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Apple says it is expanding iPhone features

(AP) -- Apple Inc. is updating its software for iPhones so that users can cut, copy and paste text - a basic computing feature that many people had lamented was missing from the gadget that seems to do everything.

Mar 17, 2009
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