Month: mai 2011 (page 1 of 7)

(via Lockheed, PBS Join Roster of Hacking Victims – WSJ.com)

Hacking incidents at defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. and broadcaster PBS that surfaced over the past few days show how widespread corporate breaches have become and underline how any organization can become a victim.

Lockheed Martin said on Sunday that it had stepped up its investigation into a sophisticated hacking attack on its computer networks and bolstered security measures for gaining remote access to its systems.

(via Online Personalization Creates Echo Chamber to Affirm Biases – NYTimes.com)

The new social media provide free megaphones that carry a customer’s complaint around the world. Perhaps a little too easily.

Polymer Vision 2011 Rollable 6-inch SVGA display (by PolymerVisionChannel)

The central platform for crowdsourcing US Government challenges, contests, competitions and open innovation prizes | Challenge.gov

The central platform for crowdsourcing US Government challenges, contests, competitions and open innovation prizes | Challenge.gov

The proliferation of prizes, says Josh Lerner, a professor at the Harvard Business School, is part of the larger trend of opening corporations and government to wider networks of people with fresh ideas by using the Internet. Crowdsourcing and open-source software — computer programs developed and debugged by far-flung groups of contributors — are other examples of the “open innovation” approach, he says.

PARIS — The Tuileries Garden in Paris, a celebration of grand geometric vistas and tightly trimmed topiary, will be invaded next week by the denizens of a decidedly more chaotic space: the Internet.

Apple and Google have each said time and again that they are committed to protecting users’ privacy,” Franken wrote. “This is an easy opportunity for your companies to put that commitment into action.

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