Technology News Gallery Week of May 7

From Anonymous to 'The Unknowns'NASA on Friday acknowledged an attack on one of its websites by "The Unknowns," a group that has been publicly trickling information on websites it has hacked over the

Published on: August 14th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Smartphone-powered microsatellite coming

The Android operating system may have come under threat after last week's California patent trial, but a couple of Android smart phones are about to out of this world. NASA, the U.S. space agency,

Published on: August 30th, 2012 Howard Solomon

The ultimate software upgrade: Earth to Mars

The IT manager has told you to update the software in your branch servers on the other side of the country. Tough job, right? It might take a couple of hours. Well, think

Published on: August 9th, 2012 Howard Solomon

DELAYED: Watch NASA launch the Mars Rover

NOTE: NASA HAS DELAYED THE LAUNCH OF THE MARS ROVER UNTIL SATURDAY.   Saturday, NASA's Mars Science Labratory (MSL) will launch a 191-foot-tall Atlas V rocket, carrying the MSL Rover, to begin its mission

Published on: November 25th, 2011 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Unemployed Romanian accused of hacking into NASA

  Romanian authorities have arrested a 26-year old hacker who is accused of breaking into multiple NASA servers and causing US$500,000 in damages to the U.S. space agency's systems.Robert Butyka, 26, was arrested

Published on: November 16th, 2011 lucian constantin

NASA CTO says help desks will soon be thing of past

Like the 30 spacecraft his agency has launched, Tom Soderstrom, CTO at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), sees everything through the clouds.NASA's JPL uses 10 public or private clouds to store everything from

Published on: October 12th, 2011 Lucas Mearian

Watch the final Space Shuttle launch live

Courtesy of NASA and Ustream, live coverage of the final launch of the space shuttle Atlantis.   Read about howsmall Canadian firms contributed to the space shuttle program at ITBusiness.ca

Published on: July 8th, 2011 ComputerWorld Canada

NASA sold PCs without wiping sensitive data

NASA has revealed that 10 computers used for its space shuttle program were sold to the public without being wiped of sensitive data.Another computer that was confiscated before it could be sold contained

Published on: December 9th, 2010 anh nguyen

NASA wants its data up in the clouds

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is backing open-source cloud computing with a single goal in mind: to stick to space exploration and stop running data centres.Chris Kemp, NASA's chief technology officer, said the

Published on: November 8th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau