Why a Samsung takeover of Blackberry could make sense
Samsung and Blackberry have splashed frigid water on a report that Samsung wants to make a $7.5 billion takeover offer for the struggling Canadian device maker. That, however, did not stop tech industry watchers from dissecting ...
Download woes and HealthKit flaw bite iPhone software
Apple's typically adoring fans were grousing on Thursday over having to dump pictures and other digital keepsakes from iPhones to make room for a big, new operating system.
New Apple mobile software arrives Wednesday
New-generation Apple software for powering its coveted mobile devices is set for release on Wednesday, two days ahead of the arrival of its latest iPhones.
Microsoft to spotlight new Windows software September 30
Microsoft on Monday sent out invitations to a September 30 event at which it is expected to provide a glimpse at the next version of its Windows operating system.
Microsoft revamps MSN to flow across devices
Microsoft is giving its MSN news service a crisper look, new lifestyle tools and seamless syncing across devices.
The Heartbleed bug continues to pose risks for people
It's been almost three months since the Heartbleed bug was revealed and many thousands of computer servers still need to be fixed.
Guarding against 'Carmageddon' cyberattacks
The potential value of turning the nation's freeways into "smart transportation systems" is enormous. Equipping the nation's concrete arteries with a nervous system of computers and sensors that directly control on-ramp signals ...
NIST seeks comments on major revision to industrial control systems security guide
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued for public review and comment a proposed major update to its Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security.*
Inspired by nature, researcher develops new cyber security techniques
(Phys.org) —Imagine a cyber world in which hackers, identity thieves, spammers, phishers, foreign spies and other miscreants have a much tougher time plying their trade. Thanks to UC Irvine computer science ...
FAA: Data from U-2 spy plane caused computer issue
Federal aviation officials say the air traffic control system around Los Angeles shut down last week because data from the flight plan of a U-2 spy plane confused software that runs the system.
With bugs in the system how safe is the internet?
It seems hardly a week goes by without a major cyber security flaw exposed that could be exploited across millions of internet and mobile connected devices. ...
Open source gives new life to old Windows XP machines
As the sun sets on Microsoft's support for Windows XP this may be a great time to think about trying out a Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) operating system for your still-working PC. ...
Information systems researchers determine successful software programming aids
The success of having software programmers work in pairs greatly depends on the ability level of those individual programmers, two UT Arlington College of Business professors have written in a recently released ...
If you want to trust a robot, look at how it makes decisions
Robots, and autonomous systems in general, can cause anxiety and uncertainty, particularly as their use in everyday tasks becomes a more immediate possibility. In order to lessen at least some of that anxiety, ...