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U.S. Attacked by Hackers

U.S. Attacked by Hackers
Computer security agency McAfee uncovered a five-year hacking plot, of which the United States was the main target, on Tuesday. The hacking operative, called “Operation Shady RAT,” has been traced back to a lone agent in China and was used to uncover confidential U.S. information.

Controversial BU Study Retracted

Controversial BU Study Retracted
Authors of a Boston University study have retracted their findings after identifying specific genes linked to individuals living to be 100 years of age or older.

AT&T Limits Data Usage for Users

AT&T Limits Data Usage for Users
Heavy data users will soon face charges from AT&T in their newest grandfathered data plan. Clogging the airways with excessive usage of the iPhone, iPad and smartphone data capabilities will soon result in charges for customers in the top 5 percent of data usage, the company said in a statement Friday.

Ruling Jeopardizes Android Phones

Ruling Jeopardizes Android Phones
Two of the largest smartphone hosts were engaged in a legal battle that has left the future of the Android phone in question. Apple filed a lawsuit against HTC in March for infringement of up to 20 patents “related to the iPhone's user interface, underlying architecture, and hardware.”

Supply on Demand

Supply on Demand
A supply chain is no stronger than its weakest link. Businesses at every phase of the supply/demand relationship need to embrace best practices and technology if they intend to remain relevant and flourish. 

Atlantis Marks the End of NASA’s Shuttle Program

Atlantis Marks the End of NASA’s Shuttle Program
The space shuttle Atlantis lifted off Friday morning, marking the final mission of America’s shuttle program spanning the past three decades. Hundreds of thousands of onlookers crowded into Cape Canaveral to get a glimpse of history.

Google+ Halts Early Invites

Google+ Halts Early Invites
In another attempt to harness the power of social media, Google announced its Plus function on Tuesday, inviting only a handful of tech insiders to give it a try. On Wednesday, the exclusive users had the chance to invite whomever they wanted to be a part of early development. But almost immediately thereafter, Google Vice President Vic Gundotra put a halt on the free-for-all invites.

Human Overuse of Resources Calls for Second Earth

Human Overuse of Resources Calls for Second Earth
According to a UK study, growth of the population and an increasing consumption of resources could leave humans in need of a second planet as early as 2030.

Newest Final Cut Less Than Stellar

Newest Final Cut Less Than Stellar
The latest edition of Apple’s video-editing series Final Cut Pro has been receiving a less-than-happy response from users since its digital-only release last Tuesday. 

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