Santa Clara University is one of the many educational institutions who have developed programs aimed at social entrepreneurs, and last Thursday, 13 social enterprises gave speed pitches to a room of impact investors as part of the Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI) Accelerator Showcase.
After experiences upwards of 70 cyber attacks a month, the U.K. government is partnering with nine defense and telecommunications companies protect itself.
The accelerator will allocate $1 million of investment annually and caters to early-stage companies.
ADAM is a bad-boy 10-kilowatt laser that is trailer-mounted, tracks targets up to 5 kilometers (about 3 miles) away, and destroys targets up to 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) away with its HEL beam.
Human beings have been using technology to extend their physical capabilities since the first stone tools but the bionic man is no longer just a sci-fi dream. Meet five exoskeletons which let paraplegics walk again, extend the endurance of soldiers and keep first-responders safe in a nuclear accident.
Lockheed Martin stirs up images of fighter jets, high-tech stealth warships, and missile defense systems. Turns out it also does boring old IT management services.
Purdue’s Society of Professional Engineers and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers have created the world’s most complex Rube Goldberg machine. The 300-step machine has set a new record for the largest functioning Rube Goldberg machine, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
On Dec. 24th, hacker collective Anonymous stole credit card info and other sensitive data from U.S. security firm Stratfor, but keeping track of who and what are affected by the scandal can be difficult.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has told public companies to disclose cyber attacks that could potentially lead to unexpected losses.