Archive for the 'Machines' Category

Petya cyberattack: Ukraine software firm may face charges, official says

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

KIEV, Ukraine –  The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine’s CyberPolice suggested Monday. Col. Serhiy Demydiuk, the head of Ukraine’s national Cyberpolice unit, said in an interview with The Associated Press that […]

How to fix it when sites show you the wrong ads and recommendations

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

“You might also like…” This mantra is spread all over the internet, because services are always recommending things to you: songs, books, articles, movies, boots … even bed frames. Ads and suggestions seem to follow you everywhere. On social media, algorithms control even the news and updates you see on your screen. But online providers […]

Your drone may soon have to ID itself to officials while it’s in the sky

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

The proliferation of consumer and commercial drones in the last few years has unfortunately mirrored a rise in incidents of the flying machines going places they shouldn’t. Think airports, prisons, and events where large amounts of people are gathered. With these potentially dangerous flight incursions in mind, the authorities are seeking an effective method to identify […]