Archive: 9/06/2011

US reaches plea deal with NSA spy whistle-blower

An ex-senior official in the top secret US National Security Agency will plead guilty to exceeding authorized use of a computer in a classified information leak case, court papers showed Thursday.

dateJun 09, 2011 in Other
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A power grid on a chip

Presented during the EPFL Middle East research days, a device only 4mm thick can manage an urban power grid a thousand times faster than currently possible.

dateJun 09, 2011 in Semiconductors
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Streamlined asset management takes flight

A single aeroplane contains roughly four million individual parts, and successfully keeping entire fleets in the air requires easy and efficient access to spare components. This demanding process is managed by companies specializing ...

dateJun 09, 2011 in Software
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