Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:05:41 GMT
MIT's 3D motion-tracking tech can see you through walls, no camera needed
Even if you hide behind a wall, MIT's 3D motion-tracking tech can still see you. It can even tell if you've "fallen and can't get up." Sure the tech sounds invasive, but the team's WiTrack (as it's been dubbed) device is actually less intrusive than ...
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:06:53 GMT
Madoff 5 years later: Still a need for transparency and technology improvements
Pensions & Investments
Madoff scandal history Bloomberg Investors in Bernard L. Madoff Securities LLP lost billions of dollars in Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme. When Mr. Madoff was arrested on Dec. 11, 2008, the amount missing from customer accounts (including fabricated ...
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:35:45 GMT
David Leggat: Snicko technology proves worth in seamless introduction
New Zealand Herald
The technology which enables the third umpire to make a judgment takes about 25 or 30 seconds. Both the Black Caps and the Windies agreed on Monday night to its use in the second and third tests of the series, after it had an unofficial, and hush-hush ...
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 23:56:57 GMT
'Hardware problem' downs Yahoo mail
Yahoo's email service has been unavailable to a number of users for days as the company battles to fix a "hardware problem" that is proving more difficult than expected. Yahoo Mail has been down for an unspecified number of customers since Tuesday, the ...
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 05:08:07 GMT
In remaking itself, HP delivers the IT means for struggling enterprises to ...
Facebook. The social media juggernaut, also based in Palo Alto, is often pointed to with both envy and amazement at its new-found and secretive feats of IT data center scale, reach, efficiency and adaptability. It's a mantle of technological respect ...
HP fights for hybrid clouds, releases HP CloudSystem
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 07:11:05 GMT
Bendable Smartphones Aren't Coming Anytime Soon
One of the main sticking points is an elusive screen technology called organic light-emitting diode, or OLED. Electronics makers have been touting the advantages of OLED since the days when PCs were big towers connected to bulky tube monitors. It ...
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:28:05 GMT
Oak Ridge Today
Bioluminescence technology from UT a top innovation, researchers have ORNL ...
Oak Ridge Today
KNOXVILLE—Technology that lights up cells to enable study of the effects of drugs and monitor disease is among The Scientist magazine's Top 10 innovations of 2013. It's also a University of Tennessee technology and licensed by a Knoxville-based ...
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:48:02 GMT
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 06:01:46 GMT
Microsoft and Google lead coalition demanding limits on government surveillance
In October, the tech industry's biggest companies petitioned Congress to reform the US government's surveillance policies. Now, the firms are taking their pleas global. Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo and AOL (Engadget's ...
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:54:42 GMT
Google bus stunt reveals tensions in San Francisco
San Francisco (CNN) -- A real protest, a fake Google employee, a viral video and some shiny buses have brought attention to the growing tensions between San Francisco's moneyed tech-sector workers and the city's working poor and middle class.