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U.S. warns gas pipeline companies of cyberattacks

Cybercriminals Hack Into Factory

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The Homeland Security Department disclosed a strange incident in which cybercriminals took over a New Jersey factory's building management software in 2012 thanks to a security flaw. In one of the strangest smart grid hacker attacks ever, cybercriminals managed to penetrate the thermostats of a state government facility and...
Cybercriminals Hack Into Factory

At peak of Apple patent war, Samsung names a new CEO

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The new chairman comes from the semiconductor side, the old from mobile phones New Samsung CEO Kwon. Photo: techweb.com.cn FORTUNE — With an Apple (AAPL) patent trial set to begin July 30 and no settlement in sight, Samsung replaced its chairman Thursday. According to Reuters, the new CEO is Kwon Oh-hyun,...
At peak of Apple patent war, Samsung names a new CEO
GE's industrial internet is really (mostly) about energy efficiency
Goodbye, Exynos: Benchmark Points To Dual-Core Processor For Verizon’s Galaxy S III

What Happens To Nokia If Windows Phone Dies? (NOK, MSFT)

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Nokia chose Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system over its Symbian platform for its newest smartphones. However, the company’s board chairman Risto Siilasmaa recently said that the company has a backup plan, just in case Windows Phone doesn’t work out. What is it? Forbes briefly suggested the backup plan could be Android, and we agree,...
What Happens To Nokia If Windows Phone Dies? (NOK, MSFT)

★ The Trend Against Skeuomorphic Textures and Effects in User Interface Design

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Dave Wiskus, in a thoughtful piece for Macworld, “Apple and the Future of Design”: It’s curious how Apple’s hardware and software have taken such divergent paths. Looking at iOS hardware and software separately, one might think they were produced by different companies. The drop-shadows and textures of iOS stand in...
★ The Trend Against Skeuomorphic Textures and Effects in User Interface Design
'Middle Eastern' Hackers Attempt To Hijack Functions Of US Energy Companies

Cybercriminals Hack Into Factory

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The Homeland Security Department disclosed a strange incident in which cybercriminals took over a New Jersey factory's building management software in 2012 thanks to a security flaw. In one of the strangest smart grid hacker attacks ever, cybercriminals managed to penetrate the thermostats of a state government facility and...
Cybercriminals Hack Into Factory

HP VP of Industrial Design: Apple doesn't own silver

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Hewlett-Packard's industrial design chief dismisses a claim that the company's newest notebook looks like Apple's MacBook Air, arguing that form follows function. [Read more]...
HP VP of Industrial Design: Apple doesn't own silver

Why Britain needs an innovation economy

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Radical thinking is needed if UK industry is to seize the opportunities provided by technological changeSomething is stirring in the boardrooms of British industry. You heard it at Davos. Peter Mandelson is onto it, and last week Vince Cable joined in. The scale of the structural economic crisis facing the...
Why Britain needs an innovation economy

Apple Fulfills Patent with the iMac's New Fusion Drive

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Three years ago we called for an ultrathin iMac and today Apple delivered it. The new thinner iMac design was mainly accomplished by eliminating the optical drive as they did with their MacBook Air and other MacBooks over time. Yet to be fair to Apple's industrial design team lead by...
Apple Fulfills Patent with the iMac's New Fusion Drive

Watch Jony Ive and Bob Mansfield explain the iPhone 5′s industrial design and hardware engineering

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Apple has just posted its Introducing iPhone 5 video on its YouTube channel, letting you watch it directly rather than on Apple’s site. If you haven’t seen it already, it’s worth a watch. There are a host of interesting details about the way that the iPhone 5 was designed and...
Watch Jony Ive and Bob Mansfield explain the iPhone 5′s industrial design and hardware engineering

Malware infects US power facilities through USB drives

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Two U.S. power companies reported infections of malware during the past three months, with the bad software apparently brought in through tainted USB drives, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT)....
Malware infects US power facilities through USB drives
Google's Sergey Brin Calls Smartphones 'Emasculating'

China Launching National OS

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The Chinese government is partnering with Canonical to produce a new "national operating system" based on open-source favorite Ubuntu. China's government is building its own operating system in hopes of weaning hundreds of millions of users off Microsoft products... and they're using Ubuntu. Canonical, the world's largest commercial Ubuntu...
China Launching National OS

EA closes PopCap studio in Dublin

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Electronic Arts is closing its in-house developer PopCap’s Dublin office. The shut down of the Dublin office results in 96 people losing their jobs. PopCap associate producer JP Vaughn confirmed the closure in a tweet this morning. Last month, PopCap let go 50 employees across its North American branches and...
EA closes PopCap studio in Dublin

A New Apple Magnet Design Points to iPhone, Remote Control

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An exciting new coded magnetic fastening component design from Apple has surfaced in Canada's Industrial Designs Database this morning. The database states that it was publically published on March 22, 2012. The new design is listed under classifications that cover such consumer products as a remote control ......
A New Apple Magnet Design Points to iPhone, Remote Control
You're having trouble finding a new iPhone 5 due to its design

DHS Report: Energy Sector Now a Bigger Target for Cyber Attackers

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The energy sector is reporting an enormous increase in the number of attempted cyber attacks in 2013, according to a new report from the Department of Homeland Security. Some of the new attempted attacks have included the industrial control systems of gas compression stations across the Midwest. There were 111...
DHS Report: Energy Sector Now a Bigger Target for Cyber Attackers
For Apple, Microsoft, and Google, mobile convergence means executive consolidation
TC@MWC: Hands-On With The HTC One X

Steve Jobs' Opportunity: Apple Products are for Humans

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Shared by Bud I think Louis hits the nail on the head here. Apple's industrial design is just superior. Google, at heart, is an infrastructure play. They're making progress in the last user interface mile, but it's not their forte by a long shot. At 10 a.m., Apple CEO Steve...
Steve Jobs' Opportunity: Apple Products are for Humans

Meet Members Of Apple's Elite Industrial Design Team (AAPL)

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Christopher Stringer, a longtime member of Apple's industrial design team, had one of the most memorable moments of the ongoing patent trial when he revealed that most Apple products are initially designed by a small group of just 15 or 16 employees sitting around a kitchen table. While Stringer didn't...
Meet Members Of Apple's Elite Industrial Design Team (AAPL)

Top 10 Windows 8 Features #7: Client-side Hyper-V

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Server-side virtualization is a modern-day fact of life. Today's data centers pool their processing, storage and even network resources to create macrocosmic virtual-machine entities that transcend the boundaries of hardware. We call that "the cloud." With Windows 8, Microsoft extends its server-class hypervisor platform to the desktop. And no,...
Top 10 Windows 8 Features #7: Client-side Hyper-V

Inside TechShop: Where Entrepreneurs Get Their Hands Dirty And Build Million Dollar Companies

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When Jack Dorsey came up with the idea for his payment startup, Square, he offered his partner, James McKelvey a pretty sweet deal. McKelvey, who helped Dorsey come up with Square, could build the prototype credit card reader for Dorsey and get co-founder credit in the company, but he...
Inside TechShop: Where Entrepreneurs Get Their Hands Dirty And Build Million Dollar Companies

Malware infects US power facilities through USB drives

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Two U.S. power companies reported infections of malware during the past three months, with the bad software apparently brought in through tainted USB drives, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT). In one case, the industrial control system at a...
Malware infects US power facilities through USB drives
GE's WattStation electric car charging app to use PayPal exclusively
Hands-On With The Surprisingly Solid, QWERTY Keyboard-Packing LG Mach
Inside the Brooklyn Nets' Barclays Center, the most high-tech stadium in sports
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