Belgian wins Norway's $1 million Abel math prize
Belgian-born Pierre Deligne has won this year's $1-million Abel Prize in mathematics for his contributions to algebraic geometry and their "transformative impact on number theory, representation theory and ...
Mid-2013 expansion for Internet names targeted (Update)
Hundreds of Internet address suffixes to rival ".com" should be available for people and businesses to use by the end of the year, the head of an Internet oversight agency said Monday.
HTC settles US charges of security flaws on devices
Taiwan-based electronics maker HTC settled charges with US regulators that it failed to provide adequate security for smartphones and tablet computers sold to Americans, officials said Friday.
Researchers find accelerometers may pose security risk for smartphones
Confusion on Internet future after UN treaty split
The freewheeling, unregulated Internet seemed to survive a push for new rules at a UN treaty meeting, but the collapse of talks leaves unanswered questions about the Web's future.
Security researcher finds SMS vulnerability in social media sites
2012 US election a 'Moneyball' win for geeks
It was not just a victory for President Barack Obama, it was validation for the number-crunchers and statistical model geeks, including a New York Times blogger who became a target for conservatives.
World record for the entanglement of twisted light quanta
(Phys.org)—The Vienna research team led by Anton Zeilinger has achieved a new milestone in the history of quantum physics: The scientists were able to generate and measure the entanglement of the largest ...
Mathematician announces that he's proved the ABC conjecture
App firm say it may be source of Apple breach
A digital publisher said Monday it was likely the source of a data breach which resulted in the leak of personal data from as many as 12 million Apple iPhone and iPad users.
Why are there so many species of beetles and so few crocodiles?
There are more than 400,000 species of beetles and only two species of the tuatara, a reptile cousin of snakes and lizards that lives in New Zealand. Crocodiles and alligators, while nearly 250 million years ...
Canada police nab young man in Heartbleed data theft
Federal police said Wednesday they have arrested and charged a 19-year-old man in the theft of 900 Canadian taxpayers' data, which was made vulnerable by the "Heartbleed" bug.
Heartbleed bug shutters more Canadian gov't websites
Canada's government on Friday ordered all federal department websites vulnerable to the "Heartbleed" bug to be shut down.
'Heartbleed' bug a critical Internet illness
The "Heartbleed" flaw in Internet security is as critical as the name implies and wider spread than first believed. Warnings about the danger exposed early this week reached widening circles on Thursday, with everyone from website o ...