Lookout tailors smartphone defenses for businesses
US mobile security startup Lookout built on the popularity among smartphone and tablet owners by offering its gadget-defending expertise to businesses.
Get dialed in on how to safeguard your smartphones
Remember the sneaky trick played by software makers? Download a free program and somehow it would automatically install an unwanted "search toolbar" on your computer's Internet browser. That annoying ploy hasn't disappeared ...
Apple jumps into streaming with iTunes Radio (Update)
Apple on Monday unveiled its hotly anticipated iTunes Radio Service as it announced a dramatic overhaul of the touch-screen interface for its popular smartphones and tablets.
New app helping Venezuelans find scarce items
Harried Venezuelans who devote hours scouring supermarkets for increasingly scarce food basics and toilet paper have just received some digital help thanks to a young software developer.
Nokia launches mobile streaming music in US
Nokia said Tuesday it was launching a free music streaming service for US customers with its Lumia handsets, without ads, as the Finnish firm seeks to gain traction in the smartphone market.
Scientists develop new tools for conservation and wildlife management
(Phys.org) -- A University of Exeter team has developed new software tools for helping prioritise efforts in species conservation. As well as determining which species need our help, it will also be useful ...
US Forest Service research used in new, invasive-plant software
U.S. Forest Service research and funding have led to the development of a free software application that will help people identify and control destructive invasive plants in Southern forests and grasslands.
BlackBerry maker co-CEO calls outages unfortunate
(AP) -- The co-CEO of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is making only a brief reference to last week's outages as he opened a conference for software programmers in San Francisco.
CERN launches Open Hardware initiative
Four months after launching the alpha version, CERN has today issued version 1.1 of the Open Hardware Licence (OHL), a legal framework to facilitate knowledge exchange across the electronic design community.
Lookout beefs up smartphone defenses
Lookout Mobile Security on Wednesday began protecting smartphones from tricksters and booby-trapped websites as people increasingly access the Internet on the go.
New software tool helps evaluate natural cooling options for buildings
A new, free software tool from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) could prove to be a breath of fresh air for architects and designers of ventilation systems for "green" commercial buildings.
AOL offers video chat with no log-in, download
In a move to become more competitive in the fast-growing field of video chat, the team behind AOL Inc.'s AIM instant messenger rolled out the first version of a free video chat service on Thursday that doesn't require users ...
The Free Software Foundation takes aim at Gmail
'Killer app' for research launched
(PhysOrg.com) -- New free software, launched by Oxford University scientists, gives researchers the tools they need to collaborate more efficiently and quickly with colleagues scattered around the world and ...