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  • Book review: 'The Idea Factory' by Jon Gertner

    Book review: 'The Idea Factory' by Jon Gertner
    For generations of industry research executives, AT&T's Bell Telephone Laboratories served as an inspiration: a warren of youthful scientists and engineers assigned to go where their intellects took them, not especially concerned about serving the corporate bottom line, picking up cartloads of Nobel Prizes along the way. Bell Labs was the model for, among others, Xerox Corp.'s legendary Palo Alto Research Center, or PARC, which spun out the personal computer, Windows-style displays, Ethernet and many other advances that delivered their bounty more to society at large than to the parent company.
  • New Poodle web threat not seen as menacing as Heartbleed, Shellshock

    New Poodle web threat not seen as menacing as Heartbleed, Shellshock
    Three Google Inc researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over accounts for email, banking and other services in what they have dubbed a "Poodle" attack. The discovery...

    Apple says 'Shellshock' no risk to vast majority of Mac users

    Apple says 'Shellshock' no risk to vast majority of Mac users
    Apple said the vast majority of Mac computer users aren't at risk from the recently identified "Shellshock" computer bug, which security experts have warned affects operating systems, including Mac's OS X. "The vast majority of OS X users are not at...

    New 'Bash' software bug may pose bigger threat than 'Heartbleed'

    New 'Bash' software bug may pose bigger threat than 'Heartbleed'
    A newly discovered security bug in a widely used piece of Linux software, known as "Bash," could pose a bigger threat to computer users than the "Heartbleed" bug that surfaced in April, cyber experts warned on Wednesday. Bash is the software used to...

    Indeed.com adds resume search

    Indeed.com adds resume search
    A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago. Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles. For now, the search at indeed.com/...