Trypanosomiasis, or more commonly called sleeping sickness is possibly getting new drug treatment. Animal trials went well, with no serious adverse effects.  Traditional drugs, administered by IV, are hard on a person’s body and can themselves be lethal sometimes.  The new drug is a pill which a patient can...
New phones with dual-core processors are going to be hitting the market in greater numbers this summer. Motorola was the first manufacturer to release one, the Atrix, which was made available on AT&T’s network earlier this year. One of the big names to keep an eye on this summer will...
Redmond, WA Overnight Microsoft issued a bad code update to its server but failed to stop the update going live once they realize the faulty code, which in turn bright down Bing and Yahoo as well as Siri and Cortana. Apparently was able to eventually stop the code from reaching beyond...
The 45,000 Verizon Wireline workers that went on strike on August 6 have decided to return to work on Monday, without a new contract and no guarantee of any benefits. Feeling the pressure from half of all its Wireline workers out on strike, Verizon decided to extend the current contract...
Having gathered immense attention, the loosely bound group LulzSec announced they were disbanding.  LulzSec has been responsible for recent cyber-attacks on significant government, corporate and law enforcement sites around the world.  A security consultant stated that the group likely concluded that the more they keep up their activities, the...
Facebook is unveiling its new video chat at its Palo Alto offices.  The news is creeping out from Facebook, along with AT&T saying it is offering and launching a series of new phones with an enhanced Facebook app that allows for the front facing camera to be used inside...
Firefox web browser maker Mozilla saw its newest CEO, Brendan Eich, resigned just a few days after becoming CEO because of pressure he is facing for supporting a ban on gay marriage in California under a state constitutional amendment called Proposition 8.  Eich is also known for and credited...
As previously reported by TFNJ, Verizon is ditching its unlimited plan.  Verizon customers who don’t sign up for one by Friday will be out of luck of being grandfathered in.  In a move sure to upset Verizon customers, once a customer’s contract is up, they will be forced to...
Orlando, FL According to a report by the Market Research firm in April 2014, 39.3% of businesses in the U.S. with at least 20 employees have access to faster network connections through fiber-optic hardware compared to 36.1% in 2012. The remaining 60.7% of buildings are listed as the "Fiber Gap"...
Seoul, South Korea - Attorney Kim Hyeong-seok filed a lawsuit on behalf of over 27,000 iPhone users in South Korea claiming the iPhone and Apple have violated their privacy. In what became a PR battle for Apple, users claimed in their suit that Apple wrongly recorded and stored user location and...