New web technology would let you track how your private data is used online
By now, most people feel comfortable conducting financial transactions on the Web. The cryptographic schemes that protect online banking and credit card purchases have proven their reliability over decade ...
Review: Motorola's new Moto E has a nice price, but lacks features
There still are lots of cellphone users here and abroad that haven't yet switched to smartphones, and Motorola is hoping to finally lure them over.
Researchers to expand child exploitation web-crawler
Researchers in Simon Fraser University's International Cybercrime Research Centre are expanding their Child Exploitation Network Extractor (CENE)—an online "web crawler" that identifies and tracks child ...
Online network connects honeybee keepers and researchers
One out of three bites of food, or one-third of our diet, is linked to the direct work of the honeybee. But honeybees are mysteriously disappearing, and faculty members at Grand Valley State University are ...
Companies can start registering dot-Vegas domains
Companies bored with a dot-com Web address can now spice things up with a dot-Vegas suffix.
Adobe's Creative Cloud suffers lengthy outage
Adobe's Creative Cloud software subscription service has been inaccessible for the past day for the 1.8 million designers, Web developers and other creative professionals who pay to use it.
Europe can't enforce the right to be forgotten
In a digitally connected world, it is becoming almost impossible to remove your digital footprint. The fact that the European Court of Justice has ruled that internet search providers such as Google have to remove ...
Concerns raised over EU ban on ditching unwanted fish
New rules banning fishermen from throwing away unwanted fish they have caught could harm wildlife – and fail to improve fish stocks, a University of Strathclyde report has found.
GitHub's Atom is open-sourced under MIT License
Twitter adding mute button for unwanted posts
Twitter on Monday began letting users 'mute' posts from people they are not interested in hearing from at the popular one-to-many messaging service.
Enhanced online resource gives land managers "heads up" for invasive plants of Australia's future
A web resource that screens potential plant invaders under future climates and provides the information to land managers has been expanded to screen nearly 600 exotic plant species.
What's in your air?
Every senior at MIT has come to know the campus in a personal way, having established favorite haunts for studying, eating, resting, and playing during their four years at the Institute. But the Course 1 ...
Phytoplankton and zooplankton biomass will decrease 6 and 11 percent due to climate change
It is estimated that ocean temperature warming will cause phytoplankton and zooplankton biomass to decrease by 6 percent and 11 percent respectively by the end of the century. A lower amount of these two ...
What makes Spider-Man's web so strong?
Spider-Man's webs are pretty impressive, capable of supporting Spidey's weight as he swings through New York, trapping super-villains and even suspending cars above city streets. What are they made of? And ...