Computer-security researcher Eugene Kaspersky says he is testing control software that won’t run malicious code.
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I’m MIT Technology Review's chief correspondent, keeping an eye most often on the world of information and communication technologies—and asking my kids when I don’t understand what’s going on. Recent projects have taken me to Kenya to write about mobile-phone-based health initiatives, and Germany to explore how they’ll ramp up renewable power while closing down nuclear plants. My 2008 feature on the Obama campaign’s social-networking operation was selected for The Best Technology Writing 2009.
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In a radical departure from its core business, the search giant is installing high-speed fiber neighborhood by neighborhood.
High-speed LTE networks could be felled by a $650 piece of gear, says a new study.
Fundamental security problems aren’t solved, computing experts warn.
The social networking giant plans a new get-out-the-vote messaging drive on Tuesday.
A startup says it's cracked a decades-old efficiency problem dogging wireless communications.
Federal efforts to create a better network for emergency services after September 11 remain unfulfilled.
A bold experiment by the One Laptop Per Child organization has shown “encouraging” results.
Amid rising concern over concussion, a new sensor-filled cap comes with red, yellow, or green LED readouts.
By altering the craft of how music is recorded, technology is actually renewing the social, ephemeral aspects that are experienced most fully in live performance.