Codebreaking has moved on since Turing's day, with dangerous implications
We have always been been intrigued by keeping secrets and uncovering the secrets of others, whether that's childhood secret messages, or secrets and codebreaking of national importance.
'Tips-by-text' program helps boost literacy in preschoolers, study finds
When it comes to spending quality family time together, text messaging doesn't have to be a villain. It could be an enabler.
Wireless devices go battery-free with new communication technique
(Phys.org) —We might be one step closer to an Internet-of-things reality. University of Washington engineers have created a new wireless communication system that allows devices to interact with each other ...
New study suggests Voynich text is not a hoax
SMS alerts cut deaths caused by elephants in rural India
Geetha Thomas owes her life to a text message. The 38-year-old tea plantation worker was able to scramble onto the roof of her home in southern India as a herd of elephants rampaged through her village thanks ...
MorePhone: Revolutionary shape-changing phone curls upon a call (w/ Video)
Researchers at Queen's University's Human Media Lab have developed a new smartphone – called MorePhone – which can morph its shape to give users a silent yet visual cue of an incoming phone call, text ...
Scientists may have received millions in duplicate funding, study says
Funding agencies may be paying out duplicate grants, according to an analysis completed at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech and led by Harold R. Garner, a professor in the departments of biological science, ...
Blink, point, solve an equation: Introducing PhotoMath
Apple kicks SMS scam fraudsters to the curb
Freebie tricksters unleash spam botnet using Android phones
Team uses unused iPhone energy for case lights
GitHub's Atom is open-sourced under MIT License
New online menaces: from spamming fridges to hijackers
It has to be annoying when your fridge sends spam without your knowledge, but how would you feel if a hacker with a smartphone disabled your car brakes or even remotely hijacked your plane?
Face of the future rears its head: 'Zoe' uses a basic set of six simulated emotions (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —Meet Zoe: a digital talking head which can express human emotions on demand with "unprecedented realism" and could herald a new era of human-computer interaction.