Worms' mental GPS helps them find food
You've misplaced your cell phone. You start by scanning where you remember leaving it: on your bureau. You check and double-check the bureau before expanding your search around and below the bureau. Eventually, ...
Microsoft, NORAD track Santa and Google watches him too
Kickstarter project SnapJet hardware device lets you print your smartphone pic as Polaroid
Physicists predict Fano resonance in lead-free relaxors
(Phys.org) —An international team of scientists predicts that a phenomenon known in physics as Fano resonance can exist in materials that are used in electronic devices.
Google to developers: you can get to work on Android Auto
US spies on mobile phones from the sky, report says
US justice officials are scooping up mobile phone data from unwitting Americans as part of a sophisticated airborne surveillance program designed to catch criminals, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
New research shows vulnerability in mobile phones' applications offering voice communication security
University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are explaining why there are concerns with the end-to-end security of an increasingly popular means of communication, and what users can do to defend against ...
Contactless cards fail to recognise foreign currency
A flaw in Visa's contactless credit cards means they will approve unlimited cash transactions without a PIN when the amount is requested in a foreign currency.
How to leak sensitive data from an isolated computer (air-gap) to a near by mobile phone
Tomorrow at MALCON 2014, security researcher Mordechai Guri with guidance of Prof. Yuval Elovici from the cyber security labs at Ben Gurion University in Israel will present a breakthrough method ("AirHopper) ...
Microsoft beefs up security protection in Windows 10
Chemists tackle battery overcharge problem
Research from the University of Kentucky Department of Chemistry will help batteries resist overcharging, improving the safety of electronics from cell phones to airplanes.
App to remotely wipe phones leaves police in tech arms race with thieves
Police play a proverbial cat-and-mouse game with those they pursue, but also with the technology of the day they use. This game of one-upmanship, of measure and countermeasure, sees one or the other side ...
Millions of voiceprints quietly being harvested
Over the telephone, in jail and online, a new digital bounty is being harvested: the human voice.
Reflected smartphone transmissions enable gesture control
With almost all of the U.S. population armed with cellphones – and close to 80 percent carrying a smartphone – mobile phones have become second-nature for most people.