Fighting cyber-crime one app at a time
This summer Victoria University of Wellington will be home to four Singaporean students researching cyber threats. The students have been working with Dr Ian Welch, a lecturer in Victoria's School of Engineering and Computer ...
A platform to help consumers achieve sustainable energy consumption
While promoting sustainable electricity supplies requires coordination at the EU level, the actual implementation has to happen locally. If local actors – such as consumers – are to make a difference ...
Samsung to buy US tech firm SmartThings
Samsung said Friday it had reached a deal to buy a US home automation startup SmartThings, as the South Korean electronics giant aims to expand beyond the increasingly saturated smartphone market.
Presentations collectively prepared
Today, every speaker compiles his or her own presentations to accompany their lectures. With a new Internet platform that uses Wikipedia as its model, slide show presentations can now be drafted, distributed, ...
Microsoft hands developers early view of Visual Studio
Google engineers to pump up MOOC.org website from edX
Live streaming enjoyment for multi-screen applications
Researchers have developed the FAMIUM development platform and are using it to create new application scenarios for adaptive video streaming in web browsers. One highlight is that content can be split between ...
ArduSat-1 and ArduSat-X CubeSats launched into space
Atheer Labs demos 3-D virtual object-manipulation goggles
Mobile malware explodes, hits corporate networks
Smartphone users have seen an explosion of malware in the past year, dominated by schemes targeting Google's Android operating system, a survey showed Wednesday.
Google rolls its own keyboard app for Android 4.0 and up
Taiwan's Hon Hai in tie-up with Mozilla
Taiwan's tech giant Hon Hai Precision Monday announced plans to develop devices and software using Mozilla's Firefox operating system, in an attempt to diversify its existing manufacturing services.
Android antiviral products easily evaded, study says
Think your antivirus product is keeping your Android safe? Think again. Northwestern University researchers, working with partners from North Carolina State University, tested 10 of the most popular antiviral ...