News tagged with computing technology

iPhone 5S fingerprint scanning: Thumbs up or down?

Technology to acquire and use biometric data such as fingerprints has been around for several decades and has made its way from forensic investigation to laptop computers – and now, with this week's introduction ...

Sep 13, 2013
1.9 / 5 (14) 8 | with audio podcast

Wireless network detects falls by the elderly

University of Utah electrical engineers have developed a network of wireless sensors that can detect a person falling. This monitoring technology could be linked to a service that would call emergency help ...

Sep 09, 2013
4 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast

US tech sector feels pain from PRISM

Revelations about vast US data collection programs are starting to hit American tech companies, which are ramping up pressure for increased transparency to try to mitigate the damage.

Aug 27, 2013
5 / 5 (8) 6