German watchdog warns of Internet Explorer breach
(AP)—The German government agency overseeing IT safety is warning of a security breach in Microsoft's Internet Explorer and recommending people use other browsers until the problem is fixed. ...
Russia could block YouTube over anti-Islam film
A controversial new Russian media law could be used to block YouTube in the country over postings of the anti-Islam film that has sparked deadly rioting, the communications minister warned Tuesday.
Engineers achieve first airplane to ground quantum key distribution exchange
Philippines predicts $15 bln from call centres by 2016
The Philippines expects to boost its revenues from call centres to nearly $15 billion by 2016, sustaining its three-year lead over rival India, industry leaders said Tuesday.
China's Lenovo buys cloud computing firm Stoneware
(AP)—China's Lenovo Group said Tuesday it's buying small U.S. software company Stoneware as it seeks to gain a foothold in the rapidly growing field of cloud computing.
Explained: Femtoseconds and attoseconds
Back in the first half of the 20th century, when MIT's famed Harold "Doc" Edgerton was perfecting his system for capturing fast-moving events on film, the ability to observe changes unfolding at a scale of ...
Watching electrons move in topological insulators with femtosecond resolution
Topological insulators are exotic materials, discovered just a few years ago, that hold great promise for new kinds of electronic devices. The unusual behavior of electrons within them has been very difficult ...
New class of materials discovered; could boost computer memory
(Phys.org)—An international team of scientists, including University of Nebraska-Lincoln physicist Evgeny Tsymbal, has discovered a new class of materials that could prove to be very useful in developing ...
Internet Explorer users are warned against Poison Ivy
Deals and ordeals for Chinese tech giant Huawei
Chinese telecom giant Huawei is perplexed at its treatment in the West, with the United States fearful it is a Trojan horse for cyber warfare even as Europe eagerly courts its business.
Bangladesh blocks YouTube over anti-Islam video
Bangladesh has blocked YouTube after the video-sharing website failed to take down an anti-Islam film that has sparked furious protests across the Muslim world, government officials said Tuesday.
Champagne physicist reveals the secrets of bubbly
Gerard Liger-Belair lives in a bubble, and he doesn't care who knows it. Bubbles are his passion. And they have given the 41-year-old French scientist arguably the best job in all of physics.
Optimus G: LG Electronics launches new flagship smartphone (Update)
LG Electronics will launch the Optimus G smartphone next week in South Korea, pinning high hopes on the new Android device to help revive its loss-making mobile business.
Crews uncover massive Roman mosaic in southern Turkey
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln archeological team has uncovered a massive Roman mosaic in southern Turkey—a meticulously crafted, 1,600-square-foot work of decorative handiwork built during the region's ...