Issue No. 08 - August (2011 vol. 44)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2011.249
Topics include a sophisticated new botnet, advances in an ultrafast memory technique, major changes to the Internet's top-level-domain system, microchips that could operate within wearable or implantable devices that monitor medical patients for problems, a Microsoft technique that could make more wireless spectrum available by determining whether users are transmitting over their licensed radio frequencies, and a messaging-based approach for getting water to residents of developing countries.
Botnets, Phase-change memory, Chalcogenide, ICANN, Microchips, Biomedical monitoring systems
"News Briefs," in Computer, vol. 44, no. , pp. 16-18, 2011.