On hearing yesterday’s news that Carnegie Mellon University had developed a robot that turns into a tank, one of my fellow Geekosystem editors pointed out that at some point, we’re just asking for a violent robot uprising.
JPMorgan Chase, the nation’s biggest bank, ignored internal controls and manipulated documents as it racked up trading losses last year, while its influential chief executive, Jamie Dimon, briefly withheld some information from regulators, a new Senate report says.
The findings by the Congressional investigators shed new light on the multibillion-dollar trading blunder…
There is a place in San Francisco called Bacon Bacon. It serves food with bacon, which, presumably, smells like bacon, or, put another way, delicious. Andsomeone allegedly complained about the glorious bacon aroma that wafts from Bacon Bacon's kitchen as if angels were sprinkling love dust over the masses. We repeat: Someone complained about the smell of bacon.
A government database on computer vulnerability has a vulnerability problem of its own. According to reports Thursday, the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) website — which includes databases of security checklists and security-related software flaws — was among sites taken down for two weeks after malware was discovered on their servers.
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is drawing up plans to give all U.S. spy agencies full access to a massive database that contains financial data on American citizens and others who bank in the country, according to a Treasury Department document seen by Reuters.
RESEARCHER: ZOMBIE FADS PEAK WHEN SOCIETY UNHAPPY
LONDON (AP) — Even without modern-day temptations like fast food or cigarettes, people had clogged arteries some 4,000 years ago, according to the biggest-ever hunt for the condition in mummies.
Researchers say that suggests heart disease may be more a natural part of human aging rather than being directly tied to contemporary risk factors like smoking, eating fatty foods and not exercising.
Here’s a hard truth: all the emotion and outrage and sadness that followed the Dec. 14 shooting of 20 children and 6 adults at Sandy Hook elementary school may make almost no difference in federal gun control laws.
Daylight saving time 2013 [was] 2 a.m. Sunday, with much of America turning the clock ahead one hour. But when does daylight saving time save money?