Technologists and biologists have combined resources to use computer simulations to show how bacteria are able to destroy antibiotics. This combination approach could lead to the development of a new generation of drugs.
Computer watchers have spotted several attacks on websites and servers using the serious Shellshock bug. This has resulted in several thousand infected servers being used to bombard web firms with data.
Technologists have shown that information stored as quantum bits can be "exponentially compressed" without losing information. This technological feat will be useful for a new generation of communications and computer storage.
Thousands of Australians have been locked out of their computers and told they must pay a ransom in order to regain access to their computer files. Australian government, corporate and individual computers have all been targeted.
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New research calls into question the security of using USBs to connect devices to computers. The research points towards a virus risk and argues that it would be extremely difficult to remove a virus residing in the USB firmware.
Our country is famous for giving its people freedoms, then slowly over time it takes them away one by one.
And next on the list of freedoms we may start to lose is Internet access. And in some ways, it has already begun.
Microsoft have announced that they are laying off some 18,000 staff. This large number has shocked many people, not least the employees. Some employees are also a little angry about how they found out about the news.
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The Malaysian Airliner was still on autopilot when it disappeared. Was it this century’s “Flying Dutchman” or the second warning this week that technology is now the master, and doesn’t have to explain what it is doing?
Silicon has been used for several decades in modern semiconductor manufacturing and it is found in a diverse array of electronic devices. Can silicon be improved? One scientist thinks the answer is a clear "yes."
Tech company CenturyLink’s new Shakopee data center in Minnesota signals a move from traditional telephone services into cloud computing. The center also boasts having less operational downtime.
Fugitive self-proclaimed spy Edward Snowden said Wednesday he wants to return home, as he defended his massive leak of U.S. intelligence secrets, saying abuses of constitutional rights left him no choice.
British physicist Stuart Parkin, one of the brains behind the global "big data" revolution, on Wednesday won Finland's answer to the Nobel Prize, which is awarded by Technology Academy Finland. "Prof.
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The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index tumbled more than two percent in midday trade Friday in a sell-off that battered most of the sector.Around 1730 GMT, the Nasdaq sank 96.85 points (2.29 percent) to 4,140.89, near the session low of 4,131.03.
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Jurors were selected on Monday for a high stakes patent battle between smartphone rivals Apple and Samsung, setting the stage for attorneys to open fire regarding who copied innovations.
Student learning through a software program in Stanford U
Photo by Sarah Houghton-Jan
Paul Allen (left) and Bill Gates shortly after signing a major contract with IBM to write software for their upcoming line of PCs in 1981.
Photo courtesy Microsoft
A student using a computer in the classroom
Sony's VPCF136FXB F-series notebook PC
Staples Canada is giving over $500,000 worth of computer equipment to 20 schools across Canada in recognition of their eco-responsible improvements. The Staples Canada Eco Computer Lab Contest is one of many in a long list of environmental initiatives created and supported by Staples Canada.