News tagged with phone number

People-rating app sparks firestorm

Creators of an app that will let people assign ratings to those they know vowed to launch as planned next month as planned despite online outrage at the idea.

dateOct 01, 2015 in Internet
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Policing sex trafficking in the digital age

As MIT graduate student Mitali Thakor speaks about her research in a Cambridge coffee shop, an AMBER Alert from Abington, Massachusetts, lights up her iPhone, interrupting her midsentence as she describes her studies of anti-trafficking ...

dateAug 18, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Is your phone safe from hackers?

A multimedia text could be the vessel that cripples as many as 950 million Android phones around the world, a mobile security expert warned in a Forbes article on Monday.

dateJul 28, 2015 in Security
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