Protecting Your Computer: Part 2 - Firewalls
Top 10 things seen at CES
I realize that in the grand scheme of things readers don't care whether the job of a reporter is made easier or not. But I must admit that one of the cooler things at the show was that Sony, Phillips, Delphi ...
Protecting Your Computer: Part 1 - Common Sense
The Web: Women vs. men online
Men and women use the Internet rather differently, with women employing e-mail more often than men to communicate with family and friends, but with men logging online more frequently to obtain news or sports updates, experts ...
CES comes to Vegas
From Jan. 5 to Jan. 8, Las Vegas is going to be flooded with electronic geeks and gear heads from around the world as they prepare to host one of the largest conventions in the world, The Consumer Electronic ...
Commentary: Living forever
Praised as the Thomas Edison of the 21st century, Ray Kurzweil was selected as one of "16 revolutionaries who made America," along with the great inventors of the past two centuries.
The Web: Fifteen years of browsing
Fifteen years ago this Christmas week, Tim Berners-Lee, an obscure scientist working in a European laboratory, invented the Internet browser, now a fixture of the digital economy, experts tell United Press ...
Mesh networking to fill in wireless gaps
When wireless networking was first introduced to the public in the late 90s and early 2000s, it received a mixed response. Some were interested in the idea of completely unfettered Internet access throughout a given area. ...
Biometric expert shows an easy way to spoof fingerprint scanning devices
Eyeballs, a severed hand or fingers carried in ziplock bags. Back alley eye replacement surgery. These are scenarios used in recent blockbuster movies like Steven Spielberg’s "Minority Report" and "Tomorrow ...
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Avoid cyber Grinches, scams and schemes
As consumers go online in record numbers this holiday to shop and make travel plans, security experts advise that they take a few basic precautions to keep from getting ripped off or have their identity stolen.