Philips, Salesforce cooperate on medical platform
Royal Philips NV and Salesforce.com say they are jointly developing a software platform for medical services.
How to keep prying eyes away from your online life
Encryption was once the province of the paranoid. But no more.
Amazon Appstore opens to BlackBerry users
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry announced Wednesday a deal with Amazon giving its users access to more than 240,000 software applications from the online retailer's Appstore.
ISPs need to do more to tackle major cyber-attack
Warnings about the impending cyber-attack have gone unheeded and more must be done to tackle the threat of an infection, according to the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
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 ...
Space simulation technologies inspire anti-fraud systems on Earth
Drawing on their experience building complex software for simulating spaceflight, Portuguese scientists have created a 21st-century way of detecting banking fraud here on Earth.
Performance of facial recognition software continues to improve
Who is that stranger in your social media photo? A click on the face reveals the name in seconds, almost as soon as you can identify your best friend. While that handy app is not quite ready for your smart ...
Serious cyber-attack threat compounded by lack of individuals' online security
The major computer virus that could give hackers access to sensitive information is a serious threat, as hundreds of thousands of people have little or no security software, according to the Institution of Engineering and ...
How GPS and cell phones are helping to monitor and protect African elephants
(Phys.org) —The viral spread of smartphones has jumped a species. African elephants are now also benefitting, thanks to new software algorithms developed by researchers and conservationists.
New Apple software brings Macs and iPhones closer
Apple on Monday unveiled new operating software it hopes will create a seamless experience for users flitting between its coveted mobile devices and popular Macintosh computers.
Can software suffer? The complicated ethics of brain emulation
Scientists may be years away from successfully emulating a human or animal brain for research purposes, but the significant – and perhaps unexpected – ethical challenges such work presents have been outlined ...
Google, Costco and Facebook best employers
Google, Facebook and wholesale retailer Costco offer the best pay and benefit packages in the United States, according to employee ratings compiled by the US job site Glassdoor.
Museum launches tree identification app
Leafsnap UK, a collaboration between Museum botanists and US software developers, could revolutionise summer walks.
PlayStation 4 leads jump in US console sales
Sony's PlayStation 4 led a surge in console sales that lifted the US video game market in April, said figures released Thursday by market research firm NPD Group.