Archive

John Oliver Explains ‘Net Neutrality’ With a Few Choice Words

Sectors of society ranging from public interest groups to Google and Facebook oppose the FCC's mid-May passage of new Net neutrality rules. However, they're going about the issue all wrong, comedian John Oliver said in a rant on Net neutrality. "The cable companies have figured out the great truth o...

Re-Enter the Dragon

SpaceX's Dragon space capsule returned to Earth on Thursday, 10 days after it took off into the wild blue yonder to resupply the International Space Station. The capsule touched down in the Pacific Ocean at 11:42 a.m. ET a few hundred miles west of Baja California, Mexico. It will be taken by boat t...

WikiLeaks Splays Stratfor Wide Open

WikiLeaks on Monday released the first 200 of what it says are 5 million emails stolen from global geopolitical analyst firm Stratfor. The emails, written between July 2004 and late December 2011, reveal Stratfor's web of informers, its payoff structure, payment laundering techniques and psychologic...

IBM to Build Super-Storage Phenom

IBM is working on a 120-petabyte storage array that will consist of 200,000 disk drives, according to the MIT Technology Review. The array is expected to store about 1 trillion files. It's being developed for a client that needs a new supercomputer for detailed simulations of real-world phenomena. S...

Anonymous Swarms on Security Firm That Poked the Hive

Anonymous, an amorphous group of cyberactivists, has set its sights on HBGary Federal, a company claiming to provide security expertise to the United States' federal government. The group took down HBGary Federal's websites and posted a message denouncing the company online. Anonymous' attack follow...

SUCCESS STORY

Magnify360 Puts Site Visitors Under the Microscope

Personalization -- the purported long-sought Holy Grail of Web content management -- just might have finally arrived via Web applications that make Web sites responsive in real-time to the unique needs of individual visitors. At the heart of recommendation and personalization technologies are active...

SPACE

10 Teams Sure They Have the Right Stuff for Google’s $30M Moon Shot

Ten teams from around the world have signed up to compete for the Google Lunar X Prize, a robotic race to to the moon with a $30 million purse. The basic rules are simple: Teams will compete to be the first to land a privately funded robotic craft on the moon, have it tool around on the surface for ...

Ground Shakes Under San Francisco’s Municipal WiFi Project

Recent events have raised questions as to whether San Francisco's municipal WiFi project will ever reach completion. Indications both from the city and from EarthLink, which is developing the project, point to the sudden uncertainty. EarthLink Chief Executive Rolla Huff recently suggested the compan...

Sun Seeks to Light Server Fire

Just a week after announcing new x64 servers code-named Galaxy, Sun Microsystems yesterday released Sun Fire servers powered by new UltraSparc IV+ processors. The new Sun Fire V490, V890, E2900, E4900 and E6900 servers are powered run on Solaris 10, or earlier versions of the company's flagship oper...

WiFi Detection and Analysis Tool Hits Market

Canary Wireless today announced the release of its Digital Hotspotter device, a WiFi detection and analysis tool with an LCD display that provides essential network information to WiFi users and technology professionals. The company says its device is the only one on the market to provide smart sign...

NEWS BRIEF

US Army Awards Northrop Grumman $408 Million Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman a contract to provide battle command training support to Army commanders to improve their capabilities. The contract value is approximately $408 million over ten years. As part of the contract, Northrop Grumman's IT departments will provide planning and sup...

E-BUSINESS SPECIAL REPORT

The E-Business of Homeland Security

Made official last month by President Bush, the Department of Homeland Security consolidates 22 agencies, employing a total of 170,000 federal employees, under a single virtual roof. The question on many IT executives' minds is: What can my company gain from this reorganization? The department's 200...

Daily CyberCrime and Security Report for August 15, 2002

A daily survey of the latest cybercrime news from around the world.

Elon Musk's Dec. 2 action to release The Twitter Files: Approve or Disapprove?
Loading ... Loading ...

LinuxInsider Channels