Computing And Information Technology

Robotic device winds its own way through beating pig heart

Apr 24, 2019

Scientists have come up with a small robotic device that guides itself safely through a beating pig's heart

Semiconductor firm to buy, expand upstate NY chip plant

Apr 22, 2019

New York state officials say an Arizona-based semiconductor supplier will purchase GlobalFoundries' computer chip manufacturing plant in the Hudson Valley as part of a $720 million expansion plan

British cyber expert pleads guilty to creating malware

Apr 20, 2019

A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus in 2017 has pleaded guilty to developing malware to steal banking information

Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

Apr 19, 2019

A team of experts next week will begin reviewing how the Boeing 737 Max flight control system was approved by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration

IPO mania: Zoom zooms, Pinterest pins down Wall Street

Apr 18, 2019

Zoom, Pinterest soar beyond IPO prices in market debut

New Mexico panel surprises Facebook with $39M utility bill

Apr 18, 2019

A powerful regulatory authority in New Mexico is requiring the state's largest utility to bill Facebook $39 million for a new transmission line construction

Drones, supercomputers and sonar deployed against floods

Apr 18, 2019

Drones, super-computers and sonar that scans deep underwater are helping to maintain flood control projects _ and predict where rivers will roar out of their banks

Chinese woman who entered Mar-a-Lago denied bail

Apr 15, 2019

A federal judge has denied bail for a Chinese woman charged with lying to illegally enter President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club

FCC to hold big 5G auction, spend $20B for rural internet

Apr 12, 2019

The U.S. communications regulator will hold a massive auction to bolster 5G service and will spend $20 billion to bolster internet in rural areas

EU official: New US privacy law won't copy European regime

Apr 12, 2019

One of the European officials in charge of a tough data privacy law says legislation now poised to emerge in the US won't be a copy of the EU's regime and will reflect American cultural values

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