Intel brings Android users remote-control mouse, keyboard app
Hackers ground 1,400 passengers in attack on Polish airline LOT (Update)
A cyber attack against Polish flagship carrier LOT grounded more than 1,400 passengers at Warsaw's Frederic Chopin Airport in what an airline spokesman described as the "first attack of its kind".
Virtual reality set to boom with Oculus and Morpheus, but challenges remain
The promise of virtual reality is that it will transport you to new worlds: Putting on a headset is like stepping into a portal to the unknown.
Unique reducers and new hydrocarbon synthesis methods for five new calcium carbides
A team led by MIPT Professor Artem Oganov has used computer simulation to predict the existence of five completely new compounds of carbon and calcium with varied chemical and physical properties, obtaining ...
Flash audit: 'Serious concerns' about personnel computer fix
The agency that failed to secure data on millions of federal workers is now being criticized by its own independent watchdog over a plan to modernize its aging computer networks.
How do toddlers use tablets?
Can babies use iPads? If you've ever viewed YouTube videos of infants and toddlers using iPads, then you know the answer is a resounding "Yes." But how are they using them?
Fitbit races higher in healthy IPO surge
Fitbit, the company known for wearable devices promoting healthy lifestyles, saw its shares surge Thursday following the biggest stock offering this year for the tech sector.
Scientists create computational algorithm for fact-checking
Network scientists at Indiana University have developed a new computational method that can leverage any body of knowledge to aid in the complex human task of fact-checking.
Mastering magnetic reconnection
On March 12, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists launched four observational satellites into space, officially beginning the Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Mission. The diminutive ...
Fed agency blames giant hack on 'neglected' security system
The agency that allowed hackers linked to China to steal private information about nearly every federal employee—and detailed personal histories of millions with security clearances—failed for years to ...
Getting the measure of matter
Peter Rohde and his collaborators develop big ideas – and a measure of corny humour – using photons, the smallest possible units of light. (Did you hear about the photon that walked into a hotel and the ...
When secret government talks are hacked it shows no one is secure in the connected age
Hotel rooms aren't as private as they used to be. Recent reports suggest luxury hotels may have been targeted by national intelligence services trying to spy on negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme. ...
Console kings battle with grand games and virtual worlds
Console kings Microsoft and Sony battled for players' hearts with blockbuster games and the lure of virtual worlds as the Electronic Entertainment Expo was poised begin in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Video: Identifying counterfeit computer chips
Counterfeit computer chips are often difficult to identify and can not only find their way into the supply chains of everyday products but threaten national security.