The news that Cisco is working on interoperability shows that, in the cut and thrust of competition, the security of the human life isn't always lost.
I know we talk about IT security here but the magnitude of the earthquake disaster in Pakistan and central Asia is such that we really should be putting all hands to the pumps and doing whatever it takes to get aid to the suffering.
Winter is coming in and the potential for loss of life makes 11 September look like a stubbed toe.
Plus you never know, there could be interesting discoveries to be made that could benefit the future of communication. But whatever the result the security of human life is key.
Could be used for everything from search-and-rescue robots to wearable tech
Don't require the rare material being mined from the mountains of South America
IBM hopes that its new tool will avoid bias in artificial intelligence
Found by calculating the strength of the material deep inside the crust of neutron stars