News tagged with private sector

Can science eliminate extreme poverty?

Science has often come to the rescue when it comes to the world's big problems, be it the Green Revolution that helped avoid mass starvation or the small pox vaccine that eradicated the disease. There is ...

Apr 16, 2014 1 / 5 (1) 0

Cyberattack—the silent nightmare

In Michigan's worst techno-horror story, the state's major utilities get hacked in the wintertime. Power in the state shuts down, and nobody can figure out how to regain control of the systems needed to turn it back on. Millions ...

Dec 24, 2012 4.5 / 5 (8) 13

EU eyes a cloud computing heaven

With the cloud computing business still in its relatively early days, the European Union moved on Thursday to secure a toehold in a potentially lucrative market it says could deliver 2.5 million new jobs.

Sep 27, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 1

US NSA chief backs cybersecurity law

The head of the powerful National Security Agency, General Keith Alexander, said the US must adopt a law to protect the country from cyberattacks while insisting that it would respect privacy.

Jul 10, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 1