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  • Software upgrade could be cause of US airline disruption

    A computer glitch that disrupted airline traffic in some parts of the U.S. over the weekend was possibly the result of a software upgrade, the Federal Aviation Administration said Sunday.

    Written by John Ribeiro17 Aug. 15 13:42
  • Foxconn to invest $5B to set up first of up to 12 factories in India

    As part of its plan to set up to 12 manufacturing facilities in India by 2020, contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group is investing US$5 billion in a factory and other facilities in the western Indian state of Maharashtra.

    Written by John Ribeiro and Michael Kan10 Aug. 15 13:51
  • Prominent healthcare CIO: FDA medical device security warning "will be the first of many"

    Dr. John Halamka has taken to his <a href="">"Life as a Healthcare CIO" blog</a> to sound the alarm on medical device threats in the wake of the FDA late last week issuing its first cybersecurity warning about a specific medical device.

    Written by Bob Brown07 Aug. 15 05:14
  • IBM looks to let Watson Health 'see'

    IBM today moved to bolster the Watson Health platform with rich image analytics through the $1 billion acquisition of Merge Healthcare, a specialist in medical image handling and processing. It is the third health-related acquisition for IBM since the launch of the Watson Health unit in April.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud07 Aug. 15 02:28
  • Hacker shows he can locate, unlock and remote start GM vehicles

    A security researcher has posted a video on YouTube demonstrating how a device he made can intercept wireless communications to locate, unlock and remotely start GM vehicles that use the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app.

    Written by Lucas Mearian31 July 15 11:02
  • IBM aims Watson's cognitive computer power at CVS customers

    IBM's Watson will be working for drugstore chain CVS in a partnership that has the supercomputer pointing its cognitive computing power at customers with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity offering care providers insights into their patients' behaviors.

    Written by Lucas Mearian31 July 15 03:34
  • Americas are just 2 weeks away from running out of IPv4 addresses

    John Curran, <a href="">CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN),</a> told attendees at the <a href="">Campus Technology conference</a> in Boston on Wednesday that the IP address authority's pool of IPv4 addresses has dwindled to 90,000 and will be exhausted in about two weeks.

    Written by Bob Brown30 July 15 04:15