EU moves to help tech companies compete with US giants (Update)
The European Union has unveiled a long-term strategy to help its technology companies compete with U.S. giants like Google and Amazon by unifying the continent's digital sector and taking a hard line on abuses ...
Sensing devices for people suffering with anxiety
Imagine technology that is good enough to wear and safe enough to eat!
Passive acoustic monitoring method for the detection of chimpanzees and two monkey species
Traditionally, censusing of wild primates has been conducted using transect methodology where teams of human surveyors walk kilometers of line transects to collect data on primate sightings and vocalizations. ...
Technology is rewriting the rulebook for human interaction
Consider the following two situations.
Did NSA plant spyware in computers around world? (Update)
Did the National Security Agency plant spyware deep in the hard drives of thousands of computers used by foreign governments, banks and other surveillance targets around the world?
Stress and social media: it's complicated
Using digital technologies does not directly cause stress, but social media can increase awareness of problems facing friends and family, and this stress is "contagious," researchers said Thursday.
Artificial life expert: We are in danger of losing control of our technology and our lives
Future technology will be more intelligent and more living than most people can imagine today. We need clear guidelines on how to implement and use technology, or else citizens will lose their rights to their ...
UN moves to strengthen digital privacy (Update)
The United Nations on Tuesday adopted a resolution on protecting digital privacy that for the first time urged governments to offer redress to citizens targeted by mass surveillance.
Obama: US needs to bring schools into 21st century
President Barack Obama says the United States needs to bring its schools into the 21st century when it comes to technology.
A carry-on that charges your smartphone (and more)
Smart technology is in our homes, cars and phones. And soon, it will power our luggage, thanks in part to University at Buffalo engineering student Martin Diz.
New technology could make digital text, images on computer screens easier to see
CPrecisely, a Purdue Research Park-based company, is developing technology to allow people to see digital content with increased sharpness on displays like tablets, smartphones and laptops without the need ...
Disney's Movies Anywhere service comes to Google Play
The Walt Disney Co.'s online movie service is now available on Android mobile devices through Google Play, after launching early this year on Apple Inc.'s iTunes.
Cadavers beat computers for learning anatomy
Despite the growing popularity of using computer simulation to help teach college anatomy, students learn much better through the traditional use of human cadavers, according to new research that has implications ...
How technology could motivate children to explore nature
Childhood today is a very different experience to what it was 50 years ago. Gone are the days of exploring the local creek and returning home for dinner at sunset. Parents' concerns about stranger danger ...