Archive: 20/08/2011

Versatile robot rascals weigh in for battle

( -- Defense technology company QinetiQ North America (QNA) has launched a ten-pound tyke of a robot that can operate in hostile military environments, doing reconnaissance before fighters come in. The robot, ...

dateAug 20, 2011 in Robotics weblog
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After insulin pump hacking, lawmakers seek review

(AP) -- Two lawmakers are requesting a review of the government's security standards for wireless medical devices after a diabetic discovered how to remotely reprogram his and other people's insulin pumps.

dateAug 20, 2011 in Other
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Hewlett-Packard overhaul exposes underdog status

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard, one of the world's largest technology companies, finds itself the underdog as it ditches most of its consumer businesses to become more like the well-oiled, corporate-focused machines of rivals IBM ...

dateAug 20, 2011 in Business
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