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Cyberwar: There’s no such thing.

Two years ago this week, as another Veteran’s Day approached, I wrote:<p>If there’s a word that’s becoming overused in national security affairs, it’s …

For The Love Of Music: The Story of Nashville

For over 130 years, Nashville has evolved into the world’s premiere Music City. From the 1800’s when the Fisk Jubilee Singers travelled across …

Lesley Yellowlees: 'I saw something no one else had seen'

Governments the world over may be rubbing their hands at the possibilities of Arctic drilling and fracking for fossil fuels, but Lesley Yellowlees remains unimpressed. "Oil is much more valuable to us for feedstock chemicals; we shouldn't be burning it anyway," she exclaims, with her trademark …

From fertiliser to Zyklon B: 100 years of the scientific discovery that brought life and death

Several hundred scientists from across the globe will gather in Ludwigshafen, Germany, next week to discuss a simple topic: "A hundred years of the synthesis of ammonia." As titles go, it is scarcely a grabber. Yet the subject could hardly be of greater importance, for the gathering on 11 November …

The Future Of Flight: A Congestion-Killing Aircraft

Meet the 100-passenger plane that'll keep your flight running on time.<p>Aircraft design is often overlooked in discussions of the FAA's multibillion-dollar NextGen initiative, the elaborate mélange of satellite-based guidance, arrival, and departure technologies intended to modernize the outdated and …

Open source under the hood of the U.S. electrical grid

The United States energy grid is composed of many moving and non-moving cyber security assets that all have to, to some degree, speak the same …

China is planting spying microchips in Electric Iron and kettles that can scan Wi-Fi devices to serve malware

We have discussed many times in our stories the network of Intelligent devices, their capabilities and the possibilities that cyber criminals could …

L.A. sets up command center to combat cyber attacks

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti set up a new command center Wednesday to minimize the threat that hackers, terrorists or foreign enemies will disrupt computer water, power, transportation and public safety systems.<p>In an executive directive creating the Cyber Intrusion Command Center, Garcetti cited …

Financial firms cutting thousands of jobs

Financial firms cutting jobs as mortgage refinancings fall and Wall Street activity slows.<p>Financial firms are cutting tens of thousands of jobs because of a slowdown in the mortgage business, the sluggish economy, the growth of online banking and new regulations.<p>The sector announced 49,000 layoffs …

Researchers warn of SCADA equipment discoverable via Google

Google searches find critical infrastructure equipment that could be remotely controlled over the Internet.<p>LAS VEGAS--Not only are SCADA systems used to run power plants and other critical infrastructure lacking many security precautions to keep hackers out, operators sometimes practically …