Preparing for cyber warfare

(BPT) – Recently, emboldened Russian hackers breached the systems of power plants across the United States and Western Europe. In June, Chinese hackers attempted to gain access to several U.S. power plant operation control systems. And in May, the Department of Homeland Security announced hackers had actually gained control of a mechanical device at an […]

Is your technology working for you?

(BPT) – For every new computer, gadget or service there are several different stages of ownership. Unfortunately, the first and happiest phase – the honeymoon – doesn’t last forever. Eventually, devices can slow, services get outdated, and in the end, the ailing technology begins to work against you. Stay ahead of the curve and prevent […]

Maximizing Your Child’s Learning With Technology

(BPT) – A practice that was once frowned upon, many schools are now encouraging students to bring their own tablets, smartphones and notebook computers into the classroom to improve student learning opportunities. With the rise of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs, many parents are wondering how they can ensure their child has the most […]

‘Tis the Season For Online Shopping Traps

(BPT) – It doesn’t matter if it’s the day after Thanksgiving or the night before Christmas, cybercriminals don’t take a holiday. “People are spending with reckless abandon this time of year,” says Christopher Elliott, consumer advocate and author of “Scammed: How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles […]

Modern technology aims to help older drivers

(BPT) – Technology is increasingly integrating with many aspects of our daily routines. From toothbrushes that beep when you are brushing too hard to thermostats that automatically adjust the temperature based on your behavior, advances in technology are getting personal in ways that are intended to help ease your experience. New technology is finding its […]

PandaLabs Reveals Most Unique Viruses of 2012

PandaLabs, the antimalware laboratory of Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, has published its Virus Yearbook for 2012, outlining its picks for the most unique viruses of the past year. Rather than a ranking of the most widespread viruses, or those that have caused most infections, these viruses are ones that deserve mention for standing […]

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Welcomes Space Shuttle Atlantis

Space Shuttle Atlantis has arrived at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to begin its new mission as the dramatically displayed centerpiece of a $100 million exhibit scheduled to open in July 2013. Atlantis completed its historic final journey – the last of any of NASA’s space shuttles – with NASA officials and thousands of visitor […]

Lunar Based Space Telescope Planned

The International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA), led by American businessman / educator Steve Durst, plans to place an astronomical observatory on the Moon to capture never before seen images of the Galaxy / Stars, Moon and Earth and broadcast them in support of the worldwide Galaxy Forum 21st Century Education program. A ‘Global Demonstration’ of […]

NASA Preparing To Launch Most Advanced Mars Rover

NASA’s newest mobile robotic technology will be included on a rover that is preparing to launch for Mars. The laboratory included on the rover will help scientists learn more about an area of Mars that may contain proof of water or unusual mineral deposits. The rover, known as Curiosity, is the size of a small […]

NASA Surveys Ice Changes in Antarctica

The NASA Operation IceBridge program begun the third airborne research campaign earlier this week. The airborne missions involve surveying the ice plates of Antarctica and providing the data needed to track changes in the ice. A group of special scientific instruments are carried on two planes from the base in Chile. Both planes will operate […]

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