Opinion

$50K awarded for system that sniffs out Web app vulnerabilities

A pair of researchers have been awarded the first $50,000 Internet Defense Prize for their work in combatting "second-order vulnerabilities" in Web apps -- threats that lurk on Web servers until the time is right to strike.

08/22/14

Opinion

"Hardcore" Steve Ballmer still a screaming maniac

Ex-Microsoft CEO and new Los Angeles Clippers basketball team owner Steve Ballmer has changed industries but not his public speaking/screaming style.

08/19/14

Opinion

See 1,000 little robots swarm

Harvard researchers have demonstrated a 1,000-robot swarm that self assembles into different shapes.

08/15/14

Opinion

Stanford prof Mirzakhani first woman to win award known as "Nobel Prize in Mathematics"

Stanford Math Professer Maryam Mirzakhani earns distinction of being first female to win a Fields Medal, sometimes referred to as the Nobel Prize in Mathematics

08/13/14

Opinion

"The finest computers money can buy"

WGN America debuts its new series,"Manhattan", this month, dramatizing the story of the Manhattan Project.

07/26/14

Opinion

Celebrating SysAdmin Day on Instagram

The world celebrates the 15th Annual SysAdmin Day on a social network that wasn't around at the start of this last Friday of July event.

07/25/14

Opinion

The Internet's not broken...It's SysAdmin Day!

I'm not entirely sure I want to encourage this sort of YouTube behavior, but in honor of the 15th annual SysAdmin Day, here's the new karaoke version of Spiceworks' SysAdmin Day Song for you to sing along with.

07/25/14

Opinion

Roadkill app could save human, animal lives

Utah State University researchers are reporting on a new app designed to get a much better read on wildlife-vehicle collisions -- a serious situation that leaves a couple hundred people and about a million animals (vertebrates) in the

07/24/14

Opinion

Seriously, what's so funny about this deli order?

My wife and her smartphone camera strike again

07/24/14

Opinion

And the 2014 Golden Goose Award winners are...

The 2014 Golden Goose Awards recognize those whose work paved the way for Web browsers and wireless spectrum auctions

07/23/14

Opinion

Round-up of award-winning IDG Enterprise articles

Wanna geek out with your summer reading? Check out these American Society of Business Press Editors' regional awards won by Network World and its sister sites

07/22/14

Opinion

The king of techie/geeky movies?

Benedict Cumberbatch, the British actor who always seems more imposing than his official 6-foot height, is establishing himself as a go-to guy for tech-themed movies.

07/22/14

Mapping broadband everywhere

The Internet Society and Aalto University of Finland have rolled out a free service/phone app dubbed Netradar designed to show who the broadband haves and have nots are around the world.

07/16/14

Opinion

Apple-IBM deal: The moment pundits have been waiting for

Industry watchers take to social media to weigh in on Apple-IBM deal

07/15/14

Opinion

Time to dress up my iPhone?

Penn State University researchers have found that decorating your mobile phone is largely a cultural thing, and it looks like I'm behaving pretty darn American on this front with my iPhone.

07/11/14

Opinion

Current bands with the techiest names

Tech lingo was infiltrated lyrics and is influencing band names as well

07/11/14

Opinion

Open source tool could sniff out most heavily censored websites

Georgia Tech researchers are seeking the assistance of website operators to help better understand which sites are being censored and then figure out how to get around such restricted access by examining the data collected.

07/07/14

Opinion

Multitasking: An equal opportunity distraction

New Michigan State University research finds multitasking can hurt classroom performance by students

06/18/14

Opinion

Crowdsourcing moving beyond the fringe

Startup Yegii positions itself as an insight network designed to sync up information seekers and experts via a crowdsourcing model.

06/16/14

Opinion

Making smartphone screens indestructible

University of Akron boasts of strong yet flexible technology that could be coming to a smartphone touchscreen near you

06/11/14

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