Technology Blog

September 10, 2022

A Quarter of Healthcare Orgs Say Ransomware Attacks Result In Patient Deaths

Slashdot reader storagedude writes: Nearly a quarter of healthcare organizations hit by ransomware attacks experienced an increase in patient mortality, according to a new study from […]
September 10, 2022

US Announces Space-Companies Coalition to Prepare Skilled Tech Workforce for Space Jobs

America’s Department of Agriculture and NASA recently announced the Artemis Moon Trees Program. After the first launch of its SLS super-heavy-lift launch vehicle, “the seeds carried […]
September 10, 2022

Offsite Power Supply Destroyed. What’s Happens Next at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant

“A vital offsite electricity supply to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant has been destroyed by shelling,” the Guardian reported Friday, “and there is little likelihood a reliable […]
September 10, 2022

How Can You Transact Safely in Person with a Stranger from the Internet?

Attention, people giving money to strangers from the Internet. The Krebs on Security blog knows a way to make it safer. “Nearly all U.S. states now […]
September 10, 2022

Thousands of Google’s Cafeteria Workers Unionized

This week as America celebrated Labor Day, the Washington Post told the story of how 4,000 cafeteria workers at Google quietly unionized during the pandemic: Google […]
September 10, 2022

‘Massive’ Ongoing Changes to Perl Help It Move Beyond Its Unix Roots

Perl’s major version number hasn’t changed since 1994, notes a new blog post at Stack Overflow by Perl book author Dave Cross. Yet the programming language […]
September 10, 2022

More Bad News for Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’: It’s Disintegrating Faster Than We Predicted

The Washington Post reports: A large glacier in Antarctica that could raise sea levels several feet is disintegrating faster than last predicted, according to a new […]
September 10, 2022
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Filmmakers Sue AT&T To Block Pirate Sites, Disconnect Repeat Infringers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: A group of independent movie companies has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against AT&T. The Internet provider, which […]
September 10, 2022

Scientists Found Genetic Mutations In Every Astronaut Blood Sample They Studied

When they examined decades-old blood samples from 14 NASA astronauts who flew Space Shuttle missions between 1998 and 2001, researchers found that samples from all 14 […]