General Electric Co (GE.N) said on Wednesday it is fixing a bug in software used to control the flow of electricity in a utility's power systems after researchers found that hackers could shut down parts of an electric grid.
Presently the leading online encyclopedia, Wikipedia is more or less a household name today when it comes to quick reference for organized information on about anything. Now the man behind that brand, is shifting his attention to a new area: news service.
Few issues have dominated the business and political environment in recent times like cyber-attacks or as many would consider it, cyber breaches. Stories of power cuts in Ukraine, the alleged US election data breaches by Russia, the WikiLeaks fiasco, and a similar claim of hack into Ghanaâ€™s Electoral Commissionâ€™s site at the heat of the December 2016 elections.
Over the past couple of weeks, there have been intense battle in and out of courtrooms against what might well be regarded as one of the most controversial decisions in US Presidential history: a travel ban that shuts out eight countries tagged as potential threats to the United States national security.
Over the past one month, he has been at the fore-front of the resistance against President Trumpâ€™s travel ban by corporate leaders but the latest announcement to hand over the leadership of the transportation network giant - Uber after merely six months on the job, was â€œcompletely unexpectedâ€.
It may no more be news for most of us who have been around or more so, participated either as producers or users of mobile technology, particularly in communication: the thought of an infrared in the late 1990s straight into the new millennium when we began to replace that with the Bluetooth among others.
There are few people with computer science backgrounds who work in the federal government. Long hours coupled with smaller salaries make it hard to recruit techies to Washington, according to Representative Ruben Gallego.
Most users of personal computers enjoy the opportunity to upgrade their apps on a regular basis but the idea of those updates running automatically once the system is connected to the internet could be quite offensive.Â
Prosecutors on Tuesday indicted Lee Jae-yong, the de facto chief of the giant South Korean conglomerate, on bribery and other charges. Four other Samsung executives were also charged with bribery and other crimes under the investigation into a huge political corruption scandal that has shaken the country.