Archive: 6/12/2013

Who's patenting whose genome?

An international project has developed a free and open public resource that will bring much-needed transparency to the murky and contentious world of gene patenting.

dateDec 06, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Bluetooth group ushers in updated Bluetooth 4.1

( —The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), the regulatory body responsible for the standard, announced on Wednesday its release of an updated version of the specification, Bluetooth 4.1. This is the first new ...

dateDec 06, 2013 in Hardware weblog
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AT&T says it doesn't have to disclose NSA dealings

AT&T says it isn't required to disclose to shareholders what it does with customers' communications data despite complaints that the telecom giant has been sharing and selling that information to federal intelligence agencies ...

dateDec 06, 2013 in Telecom
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Bocelli visits MIT for adaptive tech workshop

Italian classical singer Andrea Bocelli says he might one day get to use the tools that researchers around the world are developing with support from the foundation that bears his name.

dateDec 06, 2013 in Other
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Chinese firm paid US gov't intelligence adviser

A longtime adviser to the U.S. Director of National Intelligence has resigned after the government learned he has worked since 2010 as a paid consultant for Huawei Technologies Ltd., the Chinese technology company the U.S. ...

dateDec 06, 2013 in Business
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