Malware worms its way into more apps, study finds
Malicious software is increasingly making its way into mobile phones through "cloned" versions of popular apps, and software weaknesses in legitimate ones, security researchers said Tuesday.
AMD reveals plans for 25x efficiency gains by 2020
Amazon is about to jump into smartphones
Amazon, a company of seemingly boundless ambition, appears to be venturing into yet another market: smartphones.
Bitcoin faces biggest threat yet: a miner takeover
The Bitcoin digital currency system is in danger of losing its credibility as an independent payment system because of the growing power of a group that runs some of the computers behind it.
Filmmakers to get thrill-ride scenes with IMAX 3D digital camera
Sony inspired by biomimicry develops curved CMOS sensors
Digital vs. celluloid debate grips movie world
Director Quentin Tarantino lambasts digital film-making as nothing less than the "death of cinema as I know it". Converts hail it as a democratising force for good that is cheaper and faster than celluloid.
Researchers design circuits capable of functioning at temperatures greater than 650 degrees fahrenheit
(Phys.org) —Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have designed integrated circuits that can survive at temperatures greater than 350 degrees Celsius – or roughly 660 degrees Fahrenheit. ...
Mining data archives yields haul of 'red nuggets'
The world of astronomy has changed. An astronomer used to have to travel to a remote location and endure long, cold nights, patiently guiding a telescope to collect precious photons of light. Now, a proliferation ...
Record ADC for next-generation software defined radio
Nanoelectronics research centre imec will present at this week's VLSI circuits symposium 2014 (Honolulu, June 13) a low power pipelined SAR (successive-approximation register) ADC (analog to digital converter) in 28nm digital ...
SingTel acquires mobile advertisers to boost digital business
Singapore Telecom, Southeast Asia's biggest telecom firm by revenue, said Wednesday it will buy two mobile advertising companies for a total of $385 million to further boost its digital business.
Court: Searchable books database is 'fair use'
A New York federal appeals court says the creation of a full-text searchable database of millions of books is a fair use of copyrighted works.
Boom in electronic gadgets prompts libraries to offer more ebooks
Are iPads sending people to their local public library? Sunnyvale, Calif., official Lisa Rosenblum thinks so.
Samsung to make co-branded tablet with Barnes & Noble
Samsung unveiled plans Thursday to produce a co-branded tablet computer with US bookseller Barnes & Noble, which has struggled with its Nook line of devices.