THE PERIPHERY False Prognostication
I recently read how when the Twitter guys were first starting out many people told them, "That'll never catch on."
Many people were wrong.
When it comes to misreading the future of tech,this piece t... Posted on 9/4/13 at 6:48 AM
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THE VIEW FROM THE EDGE OF TOWN Now, Seniors Have Their Own Texting Codes !!!
It has taken a while, but seniors no longer have to scratch their heads and try to decipher what youngsters are talking about with their coded text messages. In fact, seniors can now ignore the kids s... Posted on 5/31/12 at 1:30 PM
THE NEW FORTY Crashed computers and Grandma Lil - perhaps it is half true.
My NDSU laptopfroze upunceremoniously yesterday. When I had to shut it off and restart it, I was a bit put-out andirritated. Then I learned -after about a dozen attempts to restart it that ended in wh... Posted on 1/30/12 at 9:43 AM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Good Science, Bad Science
Please do not create nuclear reactors in your homes, people! I thought this went without saying, but apparently, it doesn't.
Is the sun squishy? This is not a question you can answer by going over th... Posted on 8/4/11 at 12:39 PM
To honor his mother and father who immigrated to the United States in the late 1970s, a University of North Dakota professor and his wife are partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota to donate up to 100 computers to Nimba County, Liberia.
Even as a pared-down version of Microsoft's Office software package arrived on the iPhone, the company is holding out on extending that to the iPad and Android devices as it tries to boost sales of tablet computers running its own Windows system.
A decade ago, the mere idea of cloud computing was a difficult concept to explain, let alone sell. Today, the technology is spurring a high-stakes scramble to buy some of the early leaders in the cloud-computing movement.
Just when you get on friendly terms with your computer, some kid sits down at it and starts tapping furiously. If you don't shoo them away in thirty seconds, they will turn the machine into a foreign country so fast that you won't know which end is up.
For state-backed cyberspies such as a Chinese military unit implicated by a U.S. security firm in a computer crime wave, hacking foreign companies can produce high-value secrets ranging from details on oil fields to advanced manufacturing technology.
For tourists with an interest in Seattle's role as a high-tech hub, there hasn't been much here to see. But Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has just opened the Living Computer Museum, with displays of old machines — all in working order.
A North Dakota man is accused of committing a lewd act through a webcam to an individual he thought was a 13-year-old girl. The Ward County Sheriff's Department says 41-year-old Joseph Wayne Thompson of Underwood has been arrested and charged with luring a minor using a computer, which is a felony.
Unknown to most of them, their problem began when international hackers ran an online advertising scam to take control of infected computers around the world. In a highly unusual response, the FBI set up a safety net months ago using government computers to prevent Internet disruptions for those infected users. But that system is to be shut down.
Prices aren't changing from the previous models. They will start at $499. Versions capable of accessing cellular networks will cost $629 to $829. Apple said the new display will be sharper than the high-definition television set in the living room. The company says it will show more saturated colors than previous models.
Mike Liedtke and Peter Svensson
, March 07, 2012
A group of expert hackers who attacked governments and corporations around the globe has been busted after its ringleader — one of the world's most-wanted and most-feared computer vandals — turned against his comrades and secretly became an informant for the FBI months ago, authorities announced Tuesday.
Larry Neumeister and Raphael Satter
, March 06, 2012
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