Someday, Siemens’ spider robots could disrupt the construction industry

A memorable sequence in the 2002 future-set thriller Minority Report involves an army of spider-like robots crawling in tandem through a decrepit apartment building, scanning residents' eyes as the film's protagonist struggles to

Published on: June 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Business Software Alliance settles with Quebec company over software licence dispute

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has settled out-of-court with a Quebec company, reaching a settlement over litigation for copyright infringement. In an press release dated Sept. 10, the BSA said it first contacted

Published on: September 25th, 2013 Candice So

‘Incredibly complex’ worm could soon threaten business computers

If you think malware is a serious problem today, just wait for the Stuxnet worm to get busy.Developed and launched by parties unknown, the Stuxnet worm has been described as "a precision, military-grade

Published on: September 30th, 2010 Mark Gibbs

Leave passwords alone, Siemens warns customers hit by Stuxnet worm

Although a newly discovered worm could allow criminals to break into Siemens' industrial automation systems using a default password, Siemens is telling customers to leave their passwords alone. That's because changing the password

Published on: July 21st, 2010 Robert McMillan

Siemens takes HiPath to fixed-mobile convergence market

Corporate enterprises may only be taking baby steps towards fixed-mobile convergence (FMC), but that isn't stopping Siemens from delivering a product to bridge office, cellular, and wireless networks.The company announced HiPath MobileConnect, which

Published on: March 26th, 2007 Shane Schick

Peterborough hospital to offer smart bedside terminals

An Ontario health-care organization is turning the construction of a new hospital into an opportunity for offering built-in electronic information exchange.Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) isn’t due to open its doors for another

Published on: November 16th, 2006 Shane Schick