Answers in a shake with Microsoft's Torque (w/ Video)
Voice search: Google has numbers on who, why, where
Hacking Gmail with 92 percent success
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers, including an assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering, have identified a weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows ...
Researchers inspired by marine life to design camouflage systems (w/ Video)
It could be a fun party trick – put your cell phone down on a table and watch it fade into the woodwork – or part of a lifesaving technology used by industry or the military.
Researchers enable robots to see through solid walls with Wi-Fi (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Wi-Fi makes all kinds of things possible. We can send and receive messages, make phone calls, browse the Internet, even play games with people who are miles away, all without the cords and wires ...
Social circles: Study details the degree to which urban movement is linked to social activity
If you live in a city, you know that a fair amount of your movement around town is social in nature. But how much, exactly? A new study co-authored by MIT researchers uses a novel method to infer that around ...
Stolen SIM card keys could be powerful spy tool (Update)
It would be another powerful tool in the arsenal of US and British spy services: encryption keys for a large share of the SIM cards used for mobile phones.
Doctors say fitness trackers, health apps can boost care
That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day.
Snowden leak: NSA helped British steal cell phone codes (Update)
Britain's electronic spying agency, in cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency, hacked into the networks of a Dutch company to steal codes that allow both governments to seamlessly eavesdrop on ...
US proposal seeks to head off Internet 'fast lanes' (Update)
The top US telecom regulator proposed Wednesday to regulate broadband Internet service providers as "public utility" carriers, in a renewed effort to enforce "net neutrality" rules.
Google deals out 'tough love' as it ends security updates for a billion Android users
Google's announcement that it will not provide security updates for older versions of its Android mobile operating system means that more than a billion users face growing security risks to their phones o ...
iPhone separation linked to physiological anxiety, poor cognitive performance, study finds
Cell phone use has become a common part of life as mobile devices have become one of the most popular ways to communicate. Even so, very little research exists on the impact of cell phone usage and specifically ...
Email, Internet remain top workplace tools: study
Americans see email and the Internet as the most important tools for productivity at work, and still prefer landlines over cellphones for the office, a study showed Tuesday.