How to Log Data from NMEA Devices

The NMEA interfacing standard ensures that conforming instruments all speak the same language. This means that data from many different instruments can be logged to one time-stamped file. Depth data from sonar and position data from a GPS receiver can be combined to plot a contour map for example. What’s New in Measurement and Control?

Exclusive: Uber paid 20-year-old Florida man to keep data breach secret – sources

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A 20-year-old Florida man was responsible for the large data breach at Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] last year and was paid by Uber to destroy the data through a so-called “bug bounty” program normally used to identify small code vulnerabilities, three people familiar with the events have told Reuters. Reuters: Business(…)

3 Ways to Protect Your Data in the Cloud

For consumers, the cloud is a big blessing: It lets them store huge amounts of information—music, messages, photos and so on—at little or no cost. Thanks to a wide array of services, it’s possible to squirrel away as much digital data as you like without buying extra equipment like hard drives or memory sticks. The(…)