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  • Tip of the Hat: A solution to the FCC net neutrality problem

    Last month's leaking of a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plan for new net neutrality rules promptly elicited a firestorm of criticism from all sides of the political spectrum for its inclusion of two words -- "commercially reasonable."

  • Princeton CompSci prof wins prestigious award

    David Blei, a Princeton University computer science associate professor who will soon be taking his talents to Columbia University, has been named the winner of the 2013 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in Computing Sciences.

  • HP knew of LaserJet defect, lawsuit contends

    A lawsuit filed against Hewlett Packard Co last week over a recently discovered vulnerability in its LaserJet printers alleges that the company knew about the flaw for some time but did nothing about it.

  • HP LaserJet printers vulnerable to attacks, researchers warn

    Millions of Hewlett Packard Co.'s LaserJet printers contain a security weakness that could allow attackers to take control of the systems, steal data from them and issue commands that could cause the devices to overheat and catch fire, according to two researchers from Columbia University.