Bromium sets up business net around malware (Update)
Microsoft advocates new WiFi-NC to make use of white spaces in spectrum
Say 'no' to interruptions, 'yes' to better work
Modern office workers are expected to multitask regularly, often juggling multiple projects and priorities over the course of a day. Studies have shown that the typical employee in an office environment is interrupted up ...
Can 30-second ads save newspapers?
(Phys.org) —A researcher from Murdoch University's Audience Labs suggests economically pinched news outlets should take advantage of positive attitudes to online TV ads as a better way to balance the books.
Foxconn denies report of strike at iPhone plant
(AP)—Foxconn Technology Group said Saturday that production at its central Chinese factory that makes Apple's iPhones was continuing without interruption, denying a labor watch group's report that thousands ...
USDA starts new program to track farm animals
(AP)—The federal government has started a new livestock identification program to help agriculture officials quickly track livestock in cases of disease.
Building ultra-low power wireless networks
(Phys.org)—Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have received funding from the National Science Foundation to create distortion-tolerant communications for wireless networks that use very ...
Doctors interrupted at work give shorter and poorer care to patients
Hospital doctors who are frequently interrupted while working in a clinical environment spend less time on tasks and fail to return to almost a fifth of their jobs in hand, reveals research published ahead of print in the ...
Infrastructure problems disrupt Internet to Syria
(AP)—Turkey's telecommunications company says its Internet services to neighboring Syria have come to a halt due to infrastructure problems in the war-torn country.
Wake up, Mom -- study shows gender differences in sleep interruptions
Working mothers are two-and-a-half times as likely as working fathers to interrupt their sleep to take care of others.
Official: Iran oil industry safe after cyberattack
(AP) -- An Iranian official says the country's oil industry is working well despite an attack from hackers and a computer virus that targeted the sector's computer systems.
Google tips China searchers to hot-button terms
Google on Thursday tuned its search engine in mainland China to tip people off when they try to use characters that evidently prompt censors to derail queries.
Now where was I again?
Although the actual interruption may only last a few moments, the study shows that we then lose more time when we try to find our place and resume the task that was interrupted.
SIMONE's email feel-good factor
A computer model called SIMONE, for Simulator for Interruptions and Message Overload in Network Environments described in the latest issue of the International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling, could help solve ...