Wear your social network
What if your likes and interests on social media were broadcast to the world offline? Would that make it easier for you to make real-world connections with people? That's the idea behind Social Textiles, ...
Tiny wasps provide vital clue to avoiding extinction
The mating behaviour of tiny wasps could provide vital clues to how animals can protect themselves from extinction.
IT firm baits hackers with online model train set
Somewhere on Earth a computer hacker types a malicious command and hits enter. Half a world away, an urban commuter train speeds out of control, derails and crashes into a building.
To avoid collisions, self-driving cars must communicate
Did you know some 33,000 people die and 2.3 million are injured in vehicle crashes in the U.S. each year?1 Researchers at Intel Labs are paving the road to a crash-free future with cars that communicate with each other.
Ant gin, cricket soup: Bugs crawl onto menu at Cordon Bleu
Bugs in a gourmet kitchen are usually something to be squashed or swatted. But at Le Cordon Bleu, the esteemed French cooking school, chefs and food scientists spent a week simmering, sauteing and grilling ...
Iran spokeswoman says it concerned by cybersecurity report
Iran is concerned by a Russian cybersecurity firm's report suggesting a new family of malicious programs and worms is infecting computers there and elsewhere in the world, a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Wednesday.
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?
Powerful cyber spy tool linked to US-led effort
A powerful cyberspying tool can tap into millions of computers worldwide through secretly installed malware, security researchers say, with many signs pointing to a US-led effort.
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Hackers' $1 billion bank theft may still impact consumers
The hacker gang that looted as much as $1 billion worldwide from banks was unusual: It stole directly from the banks, instead of ripping off their customers.
Over 100 banks hit by sophisticated cyberattack: report
A sophisticated global cyberattack struck more than 100 banks in 30 countries stealing hundreds of millions of dollars, The New York Times reported Saturday.
Uber, Carnegie Mellon partnering on Pittsburgh research lab (Update)
Ride-hailing service Uber is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University on a Pittsburgh research lab both hope could lead to the development of driverless cars.
Beer compound could help fend off Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases
The health-promoting perks of wine have attracted the spotlight recently, leaving beer in the shadows. But scientists are discovering new ways in which the latter could be a more healthful beverage than once thought. They're ...
Davos elites warned about catastrophic cyberattacks
Attacks on power plants, telecommunications and financial systems, even turning all of Los Angeles' traffic lights green: Davos elites were warned Saturday of the terrifying possibilities of modern cyber ...