The secure-communications company says it's moving away from the the US government agency's standards after reports of NSA tampering.
The partnership aims to bring more security experts together to boost the nation's infrastructure against cybercrime.
The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology rules that two document standards--ODF and OOXML--can co-exist.
National Institute of Standards and Technology says it will continue to create the "strongest possible" standards, following reports of surveillance-related meddling by the National Security Agency.
NIST comes out with its proposed cybersecurity standards, which outlines how private companies can protect themselves against hacks, cyberattacks, and security breaches.
An experimental clock has set the records for both accuracy and stability, being able to keep time for longer than the Earth has been in existence.
Physicists create a prototype of a very stable, although dim, laser which could improve atomic clocks and equipment, such as GPS, which rely on them.
A scientist says he's created the world's first true atomic wristwatch, packing a chip-scale atomic clock into a wearable carbon fiber case. And yes, he's made watches before.