The quick brown fox can help secure your passwords online
In 2004 Bill Gates pronounced usernames and passwords dead. Gates, a man consistently thinking ahead of the crowd, was right. Most of us – including our employers and the online services we rely on – just ...
'Cloud' lifts Microsoft earnings above expectations
Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and Internet "cloud" services for enterprises.
Fighting cyber-crime one app at a time
This summer Victoria University of Wellington will be home to four Singaporean students researching cyber threats. The students have been working with Dr Ian Welch, a lecturer in Victoria's School of Engineering and Computer ...
New 3-D printing algorithms speed production, reduce waste
New software algorithms have been shown to significantly reduce the time and material needed to produce objects with 3-D printers.
Researchers take big-data approach to estimate range of electric vehicles
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new software that estimates how much farther electric vehicles can drive before needing to recharge. The new technique requires drivers to plug ...
Samsung phones cleared for US government use
Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency for use with classified U.S. government networks and data, a boost to the company's efforts to expand in ...
Nielsen says ABC didn't really win in ratings
(AP)—The Nielsen company said Tuesday its report last week that ABC's evening newscast had broken a 263-week winning streak by NBC was incorrect.
NVIDIA and IBM bring supercomputing to big data analytics
NVIDIA and IBM are working to tackle some of the most vexing challenges of data center computing.
Mobile revolution shakes up Silicon Valley
Smartphones, tablets and other gadgets aren't just changing the way we live and work. They are shaking up Silicon Valley's balance of power and splitting up businesses. Long-established companies such as ...
Bidding hot for Apple iPhone 6 prototype
Bidding for a rare prototype of Apple's new-generation iPhone 6 neared a whopping $100,000 on eBay Monday, after the device appeared to have accidentally landed in a buyer's hands.
Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons (Update)
Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.
Tibco to be sold to private equity firm for $3.98B
Tibco Software Inc. said Monday that it is selling itself to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for about $3.98 billion.
IT student seeks to help mitigate risks of Google Glass
As online data breaches continue to challenge companies' and consumers' trust in cybersecurity, UC information-technology major Marina Grebenshchikova is exploring the risks associated with ever-evolving ...
Apple's response to iPhone glitches is key
(AP)—Apple's response to a high-profile gaffe involving its iPhone software may be more important than the glitch itself.