Monday, February 23, 2015
Spacewalking astronauts routed more than 90 meters of cable outside the International Space Station on Saturday, tricky and tiring advance work for the arrival of new American-made crew capsules.
For children who have become increasingly savvy consumers of sophisticated technology, a London workshop is offering something different — a chance to get back to basics and build their own computers.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Britain's electronic spying agency, working with the U.S. National Security Agency, hacked into the networks of a Dutch company to steal codes that allow both governments to seamlessly eavesdrop on mobile phones worldwide, according to the documents given to journalists by Edward Snowden.
Martynas Girulis cannot stop moving. He forks a few potatoes onto his plate, pours himself a glass of water, drinks it through a straw, then gets right back up.
The Oscar-nominated film “The Imitation Game” may fudge some of the facts and amp up the drama to appeal to Hollywood audiences, but there's still a lot the film gets right about the Allied effort to crack the German armed forces' sophisticated communications code during World War II, says the owner of one of America's largest collections of Enigma encryption machines used by the Nazis.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Taiwan ranks ninth in the world for quality of hotel Wi-Fi and the prevalence of free in-room Wi-Fi at hotels, according to Hotel Wi-Fi Test Inc., an online service that collects, analyzes and distributes hotel Wi-Fi data from around the world.
Physicist Ernest Sternglass, whose research helped make it possible for the world to see the first moon walk, has died at age 91 of heart failure.
Tiny nanoparticles that act like miniature drones could deliver a knock-out punch to plaque buildup in the arteries, according to an experimental approach described by U.S. scientists on Wednesday.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
A powerful cyberspying tool can tap into millions of computers worldwide through secretly installed malware, security researchers say, with many signs pointing to a U.S.-led effort.
Facebook? Of course. Books? Definitely not. Video games? For sure. Sport? No way. Speed? Yes. Patience? Not so much.