Archive: 26/03/2009

Billion people invited to switch off lights

Around a billion people living in the world's major cities are being invited to turn off their lights at 8:30 p.m. local time on Saturday for "Earth Hour," described as the biggest mass campaign to demand action on climate ...

dateMar 26, 2009 in Environment
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Intruder alert: 'Smart Dew' will find you!

A remarkable new invention from Tel Aviv University — a network of tiny sensors as small as dewdrops called "Smart Dew" — will foil even the most determined intruder. Scattered outdoors on rocks, fence posts and doorways, ...

dateMar 26, 2009 in Engineering
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PWN2OWN Hacker Contest Targets Smartphones

(PhysOrg.com) -- TippingPoint, a security response team at 3Com Inc, had offered $10,000 for each exploit of any smartphones, which included Apple Inc.'s iPhone and RIM's BlackBerry, as well as phones running the Windows ...

dateMar 26, 2009 in Software weblog
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