July 1: Turning Diesel Fuel into Drinking Water: Today's military has also faced many logistical challenges in
transporting water to arid areas in Iraq and Afghanistan. On average, a soldier needs 7 gallons of water a day for cooking, bathing
and drinking, and so one 25-gallon Humvee water tank provides a day's supply for up to three more. . .
July 5: Bounding the Oil Spill: The virtual dye he was using to trace the oil's path had been picked up by the swift Loop
Current, exited the Gulf of Mexico, and then joined the powerful Gulf Stream flowing up the coast of North America and into the
open Atlantic—all within a matter of weeks more. . .
July 7: Protect Your Computer and Phone from Illegal Police Searches: Your computer, your phone, and your
other digital devices hold vast amounts of personal information about you and your family. Can police
officers enter your home to search your laptop? Do you have to give law enforcement officials your encryption keys or passwords?
more. . .
July 8: NASA Signs Commercial Space Agreement With Sierra Nevada: NASA's Kennedy Space Center in
Florida is entering into an agreement with Sierra Nevada Space Systems (SNSS) of Sparks, Nev., to offer technical capabilities
from the center's uniquely skilled work force more. . .
July 8: Slowing Down Time and Contracting Space to Build Better Machines: Nowadays, scientists don't have
to tinker with small metal parts to build models of their machines. Instead, their models can be created on supercomputers. They
can even put those models into simulated action. The simulations allow scientists to see if their machines will work before they
actually build them; visualize improvements; and check whether experimental results more. . .
July 12: HP Offers Service Partners New Opportunities: To address customer requirements, partners need access
to a broad spectrum of technology services ranging from desktop deployment to hybrid cloud, and from basic maintenance to
strategic consulting. more. . .
July 13: Toshiba Introduces all-in-one Desktop: DX1215, the company's first All-in-One PC for the U.S. market. The
DX1215 is an all-purpose entertainment hub offering superior audio with performance and technologies for HD entertainment and
multitasking. more. . .
July 14: Laptop Password in Violation of 5th Amendment: The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal
court in Colorado today to block the government's attempt to force a woman to enter a password into an encrypted laptop, arguing
in an amicus brief that it would violate her Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination more. . .
July 15: Taking a Trip to the ATM? Last fall, two brothers from Bulgaria were charged in U.S. federal court in
New York with using stolen bank account information to defraud two banks of more than $1 million more. . .
July 16: Tips on Finding Computer Files: Finding a file is a lot like looking for a pair of socks when you get dressed in
the morning. You can’t really start working until you locate those socks, and it’s something you need every single more. . .
July 19: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1: The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 accessory portfolio includes several docking solutions
for consumers to easily view their favorite movies, listen to music, or quickly empty their inbox on their Galaxy more. . .
July 19: Asteroid Vesta: Asteroid Vesta also is considered a protoplanet because it's a large body that almost became a
planet and has a diameter of approximately 330 miles more. . .
July 22: Windows Vista - The taskbar (overview): The taskbar is the long horizontal bar at the bottom of your screen.
Unlike the desktop, which can get obscured by the windows on top of it, the taskbar is visible almost all the time. It has four main
more. . .
July 26: Astronomers Find Largest, Most Distant Reservoir of Water: Two teams of astronomers have
discovered the largest and farthest reservoir of water ever detected in the universe. The water, equivalent to 140 trillion times all the
water in the world's ocean, surrounds a huge, feeding black hole, called a quasar, more than 12 billion light-years away more. . .
July 26: Don't Let Congress Order Internet Companies to Spy on You: The U.S. House of Representatives is
currently considering H.R. 1981, a bill that would order all of our online service providers to keep new logs about our online
activities, logs to help the government identify the web sites we visit and the content we post online. more. . .
July 29: A Fundamental Breakthrough in Time Travel: Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory have made a
fundamental breakthrough in time travel—on the Internet, that is—by building a bridge to the World Wide Web as it existed in the
past. more. . .
July 29: Dell Unveils New Bing Maps Boulder Microsite: processing microsite to support Streetside, Bird’s Eye,
aerial and satellite image types provided by Bing Maps. Dell’s Modular Data Centers combined with Mellanox InfiniBand
networking were the building blocks of the new highly efficient microsite more. . .