Tool makes scanning the internet for illegal images possible
Researchers at the University of Twente have developed a system that makes it possible to scan traffic on the Internet for illegal photographs. The system can, for example, help trace child pornography on ...
Failed MtGox exchange finds 200,000 Bitcoins in old wallet (Update)
Failed Bitcoin exchange MtGox says it has found 200,000 coins worth $116 million in an old "digital wallet", after it collapsed in February admitting it had lost half a billion dollars in a possible theft.
Smartphone apps multiply, but so do germs
It may be your best friend, but your smartphone is also probably teeming with germs.
Gadget Watch: The desk that tells you to stand up
Sitting down all day is bad for you, or so doctors say. There's been a burst of interest in standing desks, but they're not that easy to use, and it's hard to motivate sitters to stand.
USB sticks may beat Internet hurdles globally
HydroBee uses water from rivers or faucets to power phone (w/ Video)
Microsoft restores Windows RT 8.1 update
Microsoft says it has figured out what caused some Surface RT machines to shut down unexpectedly while downloading the free Windows RT 8.1 update, and has restored the update to the Windows Store.
UN atomic agency suffers 'malware' attack
The UN atomic agency said Tuesday that some of its computers were infected by malicious software, in its second embarrassing IT slip-up over the past year.
Microsoft: 8.1 update issue limited to Surface RT (Update)
Microsoft Corp. said Monday that a problem caused when updating computers to Windows 8.1 RT is limited to its own Surface RT devices. It's another knock on the machine that Microsoft has struggled to sell, even as it launches ...
HP marks October availability of gesture-control PC (w/ Video)
Review: Leap Motion Controller not ready for prime time
When Tom Cruise's character in the movie "Minority Report" controls a computer only by waving his hands, it looks really cool.
Tech experts debate the smarts of the 'smartwatch'
News that Samsung will unveil a "smartwatch" next month has sent rumour mills into overdrive within the tech community as it second guesses what the much-hyped gadget will offer.
Review: Chromecast streams media at a nice price
A new device from Google makes it easy to stream video from several popular services to a high-definition TV. Chromecast is tiny enough to dangle from a keychain when not in use, but it packs a big punch ...
Tech companies eye security that goes beyond passwords
In late February, a thief or thieves cracked into Evernote's digital vault filled with log-ins, passwords and email addresses belonging to 50 million users. It was a shocking cyberattack considering the Redwood City, Calif., ...