Tag Archives: computer

A computer virus has thrown Philadelphia’s court system into chaos

Since May 21st, a virus has shut down Philadelphia’s online court system, bringing network access to a standstill. The problems started unexpectedly: suddenly, no one could seem to access the system to file documents. “It wasn’t working,” says Rachel Gallegos, a senior staff attorney with the civil legal aid organization Community Legal Services. “I thought it was my… Read More »

Ecuador Defends Handover of Julain Assange Documents, Computer Hardware to US

Quito: Ecuador confirmed Tuesday it would hand over to the United States documents and computer hardware belonging to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, insisting it was complying fully with the law. The prosecutor’s office in Quito would determine “what goods should or should not be shared,” said Foreign Minister Jose Valencia, who confirmed the handover in an interview with Ecuador’s… Read More »

Every business must be a computer system innovator

There used to be a differentiation between “high technology” product companies that relied on proprietary innovative computer technology for their business success and “non-tech” businesses that viewed computer systems as the engines enabling good accounting systems. This has dramatically changed because of major advances in computer systems and software technology. Of course, we have computer technology companies selling… Read More »

Want to study in UK? Check out the new trends in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

Computer science and electronic engineering courses continue to be hugely attractive to Indian students choosing to study in the UK. Computer science and electronic engineering courses continue to be hugely attractive to Indian students choosing to study in the UK because of the exciting possibilities of the latest technologies and the job opportunities they offer. These courses can… Read More »

Newfane schools’ computer system restored

NEWFANE — Newfane Central School District’s computer servers are up and running again after a recent forced shutdown to prevent the spread of a virus found on an elementary school computer. According to district Superintendent Michael Baumann, an anomaly was detected on a single computer Dec. 5 as security software scanned the system. The anomaly was identified as… Read More »

Computer crime an expensive business

Digital consultancy firm Accenture Research surveyed more than 1700 chief executives worldwide, finding most said a trustworthy digital economy was critical to the growth of their businesses. Accenture New Zealand managing director Justin Gray said cybercrime was rising and attacks were becoming more sophisticated. He said businesses across all industries needed to take note of the research. It… Read More »

Here’s what you can do to reduce backache from computer use

Washington: Sitting on a computer is something that has become second nature to most of us. However, this seemingly harmless position compresses the neck and can lead to fatigue” headaches, poor concentration, muscle tension and even injury to the vertebrae over time, a new study finds. In time, prolonged sitting in this posture can even limit the ability… Read More »

Pay and avail of East body services at computer cafés

Various services of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) can now be availed from 18 cyber cafés in its jurisdiction, after paying a processing charge. Services such as applying for birth and death certificates, general trade licences, health trade licences, veterinary trade licences and factory trade licences and renewal of the same can be carried out at these… Read More »

Here’s how less than $40 of computer science training can land you a six-figure salary

Earning a degree in computer science is almost as open ended as some liberal arts degrees. From data analysis to IT projects to engineering to security specialities, the paths to taking advantage of a computer science education are varied. One area where there isn’t much variation for computer science students is in how much they get paid. Because… Read More »

Become a Guest on Your Own Computer

Q. I have heard that making a guest account on the computer and using it yourself can help stop viruses. Why is this, and how would I go about making an extra account? A. Administrator accounts on a Windows, Mac or Linux computer have the ability to adjust settings, install new programs, change passwords and perform other functions that affect… Read More »