Technology - Other news

Smart Grid Technology: Vulnerable To Hackers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Smart Grids are digitally based electricity distribution and transmission systems and test have shown that a hacker can break into the system resulting in a massive blackout.

Mar 23, 2009 weblog
5 / 5 (6) 1

Teaching computer games

Computer games have a broad appeal that transcends gender, culture, age and socio-economic status. Now, computer scientists in the US think that creating computer games, rather than just playing them could boost students' ...

Jan 21, 2010
5 / 5 (6) 0

Swedish prosecutors defend WikiLeaks about-face

(AP) -- Swedish prosecutors defended their handling of a rape allegation against the founder of WikiLeaks, saying Sunday that they had made no mistakes in issuing an arrest warrant and withdrawing it less ...

Aug 22, 2010
5 / 5 (6) 3

Many fliers refuse to turn off electronic gadgets

Gadget-dependent fliers are turning a deaf ear to flight attendants' instructions to turn off their devices during takeoff and landing, despite decades of government warnings, a USA TODAY investigation shows.

Dec 23, 2011
4.3 / 5 (7) 70

Engelbart, inventor of computer mouse, dies at 88

The first computer mouse was a wooden shell with metal wheels. The man behind it, tech visionary Doug Engelbart, has died at 88 after transforming the way people work, play and communicate.

Jul 03, 2013
5 / 5 (6) 0