European Central Bank hit by data theft
(AP)—The European Central Bank said Thursday that email addresses and other contact information have been stolen from a database that serves its public website, though it stressed that no internal systems or market-sensitive ...
UK: Former reporter sentenced for phone hacking
(AP)—A former British tabloid reporter was given a 10-month suspended prison sentence Thursday for his role in the long-running phone hacking scandal that shook Rupert Murdoch's media empire.
Review: Fire phone, an improvement on the familiar
(AP)—Many of the Amazon Fire phone's features are twists on apps and concepts tried in other devices.
Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones
(AP)—What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.
Axed Nokia X phones suffered from lack of identity
The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each.
China Internet population reaches 632 million
China is now home to 632 million Internet users, a government agency said Monday, although use of social networks has dropped amid a crackdown.
Bridging gap between 'internet of things' and mobile networks: Mystery of the printed diode solved
For 13 years the mystery has remained unsolved, but now Negar Sani, Ph.D. student at Linköping University's Laboratory of Organic Electronics, Campus Norrköping, has succeeded in explaining how a printed ...
Digital rights group: Some Android phones may tell location history
Engineers envision an electronic switch just three atoms thick
Do not fold, spindle or mutilate. Those instructions were once printed on punch cards that fed data to mainframe computers. Today's smart phones process more data, but they still weren't built for being shoved ...
Israelis flock to apps as Gaza rocket alerts multiply
The barrage of rocket fire from Gaza has not just triggered a rush for shelters, but has also sent Israelis scrambling to download applications to help cope with the frequent alerts.
Tokyo police make arrest in massive data leak case
Tokyo police said Thursday they had arrested an engineer for allegedly stealing massive amounts of personal data from an educational services firm, a leak that may ultimately affect more than 20 million people.
A drone that finds survivors through their phones
A drone makes large circles in the sky. With two powerful antennas, it sniffs the data packets emitted by mobile phones. On the ground, an interface developed specifically for this project makes it possible ...
So you think you can delete? AVAST knows better
Tech giants scramble for lead on 'Internet of Things'
It's not just smartphones and tablets anymore. The world's tech giants are now battling over a wider array of connected devices, from refrigerators to cars to wristwatches.