Archive for the 'Microbiology' 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 […]

iOS 11 hands-on: Here’s how it changes your iPhone

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

iOS 11 on the iPad introduces a brave new world of improved multitasking, dragging-and-dropping, and launching apps from a familiar dock. Yes, Apple saved the most substantive changes for its tablets , so it’s tempting to overlook the enhancements on the iPhone side of things. That would be selling the iOS 11 update short. While […]

MIT researchers give the white cane used by the visually impaired a high-tech update

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

The iconic white cane has helped provide empowerment and mobility for generations of visually impaired people and has now received a high-tech update courtesy of researchers at MIT. While the cane continues to serve as a primary tool for the vision impaired, part of the reason for working to upgrade the cane, according to MIT, […]