Issue No. 02 - Feb. (2014 vol. 47)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2014.41
Topics include the Target department store chain coping with the aftermath of a big security breach, companies joining forces to design a framework for the Internet of Things, a Yahoo advertising site serving malware to visitors, formation of a consortium trying to develop an Android-based computing platform for vehicles, businesses increasingly using open source software after years of resisting its use, 3D chips gaining popularity, new technology that converts images into 3D representations, prototype malware that uses audio signals to send data stolen from computers, a cap with sensors that tells coaches if athletes have suffered head injuries, and a high-tech tennis racket that collects data so that players could analyze their technique.
Play Pure Drive, security, Target, credit cards, debit cards, Internet of Things, AllSeen Alliance, Linux Foundation, AllJoyn, Yahoo, malware, Fox-IT, Surfright, Android, Google, Nvidia, Audi, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Open Automotive Alliance, Forrester Research, open source software, Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix, Micron Technology, NAND flash memory, 3D chips, microprocessors, MIT Tangible Media Group, inFORM Dynamic Shape Display, malware, Fraunhofer Institute for Communication, Information Processing, and Ergonomics, MC10 Inc., CheckLight, Reebok, sensors, head injuries, Babolat
L. Garber, "News Briefs," in Computer, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 16-20, 2014.