Issue No. 05 - May (2006 vol. 39)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2006.174
<p><strong>Scientists Develop New Digital-Content Protection Technology</strong><div>Researchers have developed a new digital-content protection technology that is designed to eliminate unauthorized usage, copying, and distribution of multimedia and text.</div></p><p><strong>US Tests Energy-Monitoring Grid Program</strong><div>A new US Department of Energy project will utilize computer technology to monitor participating consumers' electricity consumption in real time to help decrease usage, particularly during periods of strain on power systems.</div></p><p><strong>Cognitive Radios Address Spectrum Allocation</strong><div>Rather than operating in a preset frequency range, cognitive radios use software to dynamically detect and exploit unused or underused radio frequencies.</div></p>
Digital-content protection technology, Collusion attacks, Security, Grid computing, Intelligent technologies, Cognitive radios, Spectrum allocation
L. D. Paulson, "News Brief," in Computer, vol. 39, no. , pp. 20-22, 2006.