Hack of U.S. securities regulator rattles investors, stirs doubts

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s top regulator faced questions on Thursday about its defenses against cyber criminals after admitting hackers breached its electronic database of corporate announcements and may have used it for insider trading. The incursion at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) struck at the heart of the U.S. financial system. The […] Read more »

U.S. surveillance law may see no new protections for foreign targets

Any reform of a controversial U.S. law allowing the National Security Agency to spy on people overseas will likely focus on its impact on U.S. residents, without curbing its use elsewhere. Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) expires on Dec. 31, and some digital rights groups are calling on Congress to overhaul the law […] Read more »

How The U.S. Military’s Tech Is Going Green To Save Lives

Refueling a destroyer or any other large piece of military hardware is incredibly dangerous because it leaves troops very vulnerable to attack, especially if it requires a huge convoy. U.S. troops have lost their lives trying refuel vessels that are ultra-dependent on oil. The Department of Defense knows this, and as… Read more… Uncategorized Read more »

Samsung says new U.S. offices are its ‘biggest investment in Silicon Valley’ to date

Samsung officially opened the doors to its new 1.1-million-square-foot Silicon Valley offices Thursday, more than 30 years after its arrival in the San Jose tech corridor in 1983. The building will house various research labs dedicated to semiconductors, LEDs and displays, staff in sales and marketing, and other support areas, the company said. “[We are] laying the groundwork for […] Read more »

Samsung says new U.S. offices are its ‘biggest investment in Silicon Valley’ to date

Samsung officially opened the doors to its new 1.1-million-square-foot Silicon Valley offices Thursday, more than 30 years after its arrival in the San Jose tech corridor in 1983. The building will house various research labs dedicated to semiconductors, LEDs and displays, staff in sales and marketing, and other support areas, the company said. “[We are] laying the groundwork for […] Read more »