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  • How now, Dow Jones? Here are the greenest corporations in the world
    How now, Dow Jones? Here are the greenest corporations in the world
    Recently, we listed the “Dirty 30” – those companies that top the list of global polluters.On a more positive note, the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Index has just been released, listing those corporations that are making the...
  • Offshore wind turbine power in European countries
    World's largest wind turbine installed in Denmark
    Gizmodo just reported on Nov. 20, 2012, that the world largest wind turbine was developed by Siemens. A whopping blade length of 75 meters, it is larger than the wingspan of an Airbus 380 airliner.It was but 30 years ago that Siemens created a 5...
  • SCADA system vulnerabilities
    Homeland Security issues advisory to nation's critical infrastructure industry
    December 23, 2011 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued an advisory about security vulnerabilities in SiemensSCADA systems, which runs much of the world's industrial infrastructure, including in the United States. Hackers or...
  • Cartoon with monkeys playing around found nuclear power plant control systems.
    Hard-Coded Password and Other Security Holes Found in Nuclear Power Plants
    Researchers have discovered many security holes in nuclear power plant control systems including hard coded password which allows hackers remote access.As if the security of nuclear power plants is a joke, researchers have uncovered the a cartoon...
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    $4 Gas and Truck Stop Hookers
    Former CIA Director James Woolsey has a bumper sticker on his Toyota Prius that reads: Bin Laden Hates This Car.I love that!But you know what I really love?The fact that in four years, we're going to have more than one million electric...
  • New Amtrak electric engine
    Siemens gets big Amtrak locomotive contract
    Siemens said today it has been awarded a $466 million contract to build 70 electric locomotives for Amtrak’s Northeast and Keystone Corridor lines as part of Amtrak’s fleet rejuvenation initiative.The new engines will be designated ACS...
  • Circuit Breaker Recall
    Siemens Recalls Circuit Breakers Due to Fire Hazard
    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC), in cooperation with Siemens Industry Inc., of Alpharetta, Georgia, is recallingAbout 2.2 million circuit breakers due to fire hazard.The recalled circuit breakers have a spring clip that can break...
  • Iranian Flag
    Iran targeted by Stuxnet virus: security experts
    Follow me on TwitterA sophisticated computer virus that targets solely Siemens SCADA, or "supervisory control and data acquisition," systems, has infiltrated systems across the globe, and has hit Iran "very hard." The Stuxnet...