This month a number of American banks, were breached by a series of sophisticated cyberattacks. Most recently, an attack on JP Morgan allowed the perpetrators to retrieve gigabytes of data including checking and savings account information. The F.B.I. […]
Month: August 2014
Is Watching Video Games a New National Pastime?
While it might not have the same nostalgia as a trip to the ballpark, gathering around to watch someone play a video game has been happening since the age of arcades in the 1970s. This […]
Ferguson—On Riots and the Value of Disruption
By Tabatha Abu El-Haj The Ferguson protesters did more than march. Some also rioted. In doing so, they established themselves as part of a venerable tradition of American politics from the Boston Tea Party […]
Who owns Market Basket, really?
By Daniel Korschun Millions of New Englanders still cannot buy their groceries this week, at least not at their favorite supermarket. Market Basket, the no-frills low-price grocer, has been hamstrung by a protest that has […]
Drexel U. Experts Available to Comment on Protests in Missouri Following Death of Michael Brown
For more than a week, protestors have taken to the streets in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, following the fatal shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown by a white police officer. While […]
A Pitch-Perfect Test For Bacterial Infection
A pair of Drexel engineers is developing a new sensor that can detect one of the most challenging hospital-acquired infections easily, early and without expensive equipment. Wan and Wei-Heng Shih, professors in the School of […]
What Makes Market Basket Employees Irreplaceable
By Daniel Korschun The battle at Market Basket continues to draw international attention. The dispute pits 25,000 supermarket employees against much of the Board of Directors and its newly appointed co-CEO’s. The employees want their […]