Tag Archives: Information Age

23Jun/20

Accelerating Digital Transformation in Zambia : Digital Economy Diagnostic Report

NEW YORK, June 22, 2020 /World Bank/ — Zambia’s seventh national development plan (7NDP) sets ambitious targets for economic growth and poverty reduction. Technology can play an important role as Zambia advances this vision for economic transformation. The introduction of digital systems can also have a transformative effect on government.
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26Apr/17

The schoolchildren trained in cyber warfare

A new generation of school-aged cyber defenders have competed in a cyber security championship organised by defence giant Northrop Grumman, as the industry looks to youth to fill a worrying skills gap. Rosanna Philpott reports. Continue reading

03Mar/17

Download NASA Software for Free!

The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion. All software is completely free and without any royalty or copyright fees. Continue reading

30Aug/16

Russian hackers breached voter databases in Arizona and Illinois

The FBI has uncovered evidence that hackers breached two state voter databases in June and July.
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03Nov/15

Modern cars are increasingly vulnerable to hackers

USA (Next Media) – As modern cars become increasingly reliant on technology it also leaves them highly susceptible to hacking. Last year, according to Cambridge News, Londoners experienced more than 6000 vehicle thefts city due to hacking.
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24Aug/15

Two suicides may be connected to Ashley Madison hack: police

(CBC) – At least two suicides may be connected to the hacking of the Ashley Madison cheating website that exposed the information of clients, and its parent company is offering a C$500,000 ($379,132) reward to catch the hackers, Toronto police said on Monday.
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14Aug/15

Supercomputer Tianhe-1A shut down due to Tianjin blasts

Tianjin, China China Central Television (CCTV) – China has shut down supercomputer Tianhe-1A due to the blasts in Tianjin Wednesday night.
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09Jul/15

Docomo and GE to team up on IoT solutions

Japan (Next Media) – Japan’s NTT DoCoMo and GE Energy Japan announced on Wednesday they plan to form a business alliance to provide an Internet of Things solution for infrastructure management.
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31Mar/15

China suspected of launching massive cyber attack against GitHub

China (Next Media) – US coding website GitHub says it is facing the largest cyber attack in its history. China is thought to be behind the attack, which began on Thursday and is ongoing.
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13Feb/15

Obama, Apple CEO Tim Cook, speak at cybersecurity summit

U.S. President Barack Obama asks tech industry executives for closer cooperation in cybersecurity, as Apple CEO Tim Cook says abuses over digital privacy can be a matter of “life and death”.

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