Popular visions of the "smart city" promise that with digital technology the power of the city "as a platform" is put in users' hands. Whether real or imagined, digital connectivity 24/7 is a fundamental part of the city-fabric. ...
Hundreds of taxi drivers jammed streets in Costa Rica's capital San Jose on Monday demanding the government block the mobile app for Uber, saying the US-based ride-share company threatens their livelihood.
A computer science Masters student Tony Beltramelli at the IT University of Copenhagen has demonstrated that software running on a smartwatch could be used to record a user's passwords and PINs. He managed this by using the ...
Amazon.com has required an undisclosed number of customers to reset passwords to their online accounts after the company said some passwords "may have been improperly stored" on devices.
App developers could see the energy footprint of their programs on smartphone batteries reduced by participating in a program created by a Purdue-related software startup that promises to find an energy optimization plan ...
The New York Times has taken its first step into virtual reality, launching a new app and distributing a Google cardboard viewer that offers "a new form of story telling."
Yahoo on Thursday set out to make its free email service hip again with upgrades that included getting rid of the need for passwords on mobile devices.
Facebook said Monday that it will begin testing a shopping tab for its mobile app as it works to ramp up advertising and online commerce offerings.
A day after technology problems delayed hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights, the carrier's operations were running more smoothly Monday.
Apple on Friday rid its App Store of some applications that it said could snoop on people's data and posed a security threat.