Extremetech reports here on an experiment to measure keyboard input latency in machines ranging from an Apple IIe to a Haswell-E machine.
CNN reports here on charges filed against Romanian hackers who allegedly hacked into Washington DC outdoor surveillance cameras as part of an extortion plot.
CNN Money reports here on the power outage at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. This report indicates that backup power lines were in a tunnel adjacent to the main lines. A fire in the main line tunnel acted as a single point of failure that allowed the destruction of both mains and backups. Limited circulation in the tunnel, combined with the dangerous fumes created by burning electrical equipment, delayed the entrance of personnel.
AV Club reports here on the demise of an anti-homeless patrol robot in San Francisco.
Anandtech reports here on a new six-way biosensor chip from Mediatek.
Extremetech reports here on Bluetooth-related hacks for a smart gun safe.
Senator Mark Warner’s Web site describes a bill pending in Congress to improve IoT security.