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  • White House launches strategy to lead world in quantum

    The White House yesterday launched a national strategy for Quantum Information Science (QIS) in a bid to secure global leadership in “the next technological revolution”.

    Written by George Nott25 Sept. 18 10:49
  • US government won't block AI development

    ​The Trump administration will not stand in the way of the development of artificial intelligence in the United States, a top official said on Thursday, while acknowledging that the burgeoning technology will displace some jobs.

    Written by Reuters24 May 18 09:32
  • Indian vs American programmers

    If there were ever an IT Olympics, in which software developers could compete to solve programming problems, the event would likely take place on Gild, an online career development community where IT professionals from around the world do just that.

    Written by Meridith Levinson07 July 11 07:23
  • Osama bin Laden death drives traffic spike

    It may have been almost midnight in the United States of America when President Barack Obama fronted the media to pronounce the death of al Qaeda terrorist, Osama bin Laden, but it was peak viewing time in Australia — and Aussies tuned into the announcement in droves.

    Written by Georgina Swan02 May 11 17:22
  • Gonzalez sentenced for multimillion dollar credit card scam

    Hacker mastermind Albert Gonzalez was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to two concurrent 20-year stints in prison for his role in what prosecutors called the "unparalleled" theft of millions of credit card numbers from major U.S. retailers.

    Written by Nancy Weil26 March 10 06:31
  • US agency awards $255 million in new broadband funds

    The U.S. Rural Utilities Service (RUS) on Thursday announced US$254.6 million in funding for 22 broadband deployment projects in 18 states across the U.S. as it works to wrap up a first round of broadband funding made available in a huge economic stimulus package passed by Congress early last year.

    Written by Grant Gross05 March 10 08:01
  • Japan connects to TPE regional fiber network

    A new undersea fiber-optic cable has gone into operation that links Japan with the regional Trans-Pacific Express Cable Network (TPE), Japanese carrier NTT Communications said Monday.

    Written by Martyn Williams28 Dec. 09 16:19
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