New privacy battle looms after moves by Apple, Google
A new battle is brewing over privacy for mobile devices, after moves by Google and Apple to toughen the encryption of their mobile devices sparked complaints from law enforcement.
Google fires back at Rupert Murdoch in Europe
Google on Thursday fired back at media mogul Rupert Murdoch, disputing a News Corp. complaint in Europe that the Internet titan has veered from the path of doing no evil.
Man with Google Glass had 'Internet addiction disorder'
A 31-year-old American was treated for addiction after wearing Google Glass for up to 18 hours a day and even experienced dreams as if looking through the device, doctors said.
Deep-learning algorithm can weigh up a neighborhood better than humans
Human beings have a remarkable ability to make inferences based on their surroundings. Is this area safe? Where might I find a parking spot? Am I more likely to get to a gas station by taking a left or a ...
How many scholarly papers are on the Web? At least 114 million, professor finds
(Phys.org) —Lee Giles, a professor at Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), has devoted a large portion of his career to developing search engines and digital libraries that ...
Doctors connecting to symptoms searchers in Google trial
FBI head criticizes Apple, Google over data encryption
Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey hit out at Apple and Google on Thursday over new data-security measures designed to reassure customers wary of government prying.
Android One won't make Google big bucks, so why bother with cheap smartphones?
Google launched its Android One initiative this summer, with the aim of bringing smartphones, apps and the whole mobile internet to the five billion people around the world who do not yet have access to a ...
New software for Google Glass provides captions for hard-of-hearing users
A team of Georgia Institute of Technology researchers has created speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears Glass ...
Google's Schmidt fears spying could 'break' Internet
Google's Eric Schmidt said on Wednesday US online spying is a threat so dire it could wind up "breaking the Internet."
A Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phones
FBI chief: Apple, Google phone encryption perilous (Update)
The FBI director on Thursday criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order.
Do we want an augmented reality or a transformed reality?
It seems we are headed towards a world where augmented reality (AR) systems will be as common as smartphones are today – it's already about to revolutionise medicine, entertainment, the lives of disabled peop ...
How Apple Watch can avoid some of Google Glass's pitfalls
The unveiling of Apple Watch earlier this month was the moment the nascent wearable computing industry has been waiting for.