Technology Archives December 2012
While you were likely resting or enjoying time with friends and family over the Christmas break, the United States Food and Drug Administration was hard at work ramming through genetically modified salmon towards the final acceptance process. Despite the frankenfish actually being blocked by Congress last year over serious health and environmental concerns, the FDA is making a massive push to release the genetically modified salmon into the world as the FDA-backed biotech giant and creator of the fish AquaAdvantage screams for profits.
Security Hole in Samsung Smart TVs Could Allow Remote Spying
The company that made headlines in October for publicizing zero day holes in SCADA products now says it has uncovered a remotely exploitable security hole in Samsung Smart TVs.
U.S. banks warned of cyberattack on accounts
The U.S. financial services industry has issued a warning that a Russian cyber-gangster is preparing to rob American banks and their customers of millions of dollars.
Another open air experiment on Americans
Hundreds of thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes set to be released into the Florida Keys.
Genetically Modified Wheat making your belly grow
A beer belly is not just a myth. Fortunately, the beer itself is not the one responsible for your extra weight, but the GM wheat used to produce this and other industrial products.
Climate Change more likely spurred by Planetary Geo-engineering
Anthropogenic activity as the cause of planetary warming may be a hoax, but the planet is indeed getting warmer. Researchers point to Geo-engineering as the cause because this practice is the artificial modification of the weather over a determined area. The technique has been used for at least 60 years, the patents for the different kinds of Geo-engineering have been awarded for a long time and the application of the various types of planetary engineering have been tested exhaustively in laboratory and in open air.