Security researchers say they found critical weaknesses in a South Korean government-mandated child surveillance app—vulnerabilities that left the private lives of the country's youngest citizens open to hackers.
As migrants are shunted by countries between borders on trains and buses, a team of Hungarian activists are racing to send them accurate information, straight to their pockets on mobile phones.
At an ancient Hindu riverside festival, the millions hoping to cleanse themselves of sin are also unwittingly helping to create high-tech solutions in crowd control, disease outbreak and public security.
A powerful earthquake strikes off the Pacific coast of Mexico. Within seconds, radio transmissions, megaphones and smartphone apps blare warnings to the capital's 20 million people before the ground shakes.
Web browsing is one of the core applications on smartphones. After all, who hasn't checked Facebook or watched the latest news—or amusing cat videos—on their mobile phone? However, mobile browsers on smartphones are primarily ...
The universal online dictionary Kamusi has just added 1.2 million terms from several databases in its quest to translate all the meanings of every word in all the world's languages. Three African languages and 200,000 words ...
Dying of a brain tumour, Frederik van den Broek had one last wish on his "bucket list": serving as his own guinea pig to build a smartphone app for fellow cancer patients.
A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers recently released a new computer-aided engineering software program, and its users are already calling it a "gift from heaven."
All activity on your social media accounts contributes to your "social graph," which maps your interconnected online relationships, likes, preferred activities, and affinity for certain brands, among other things.
Super Mario, the hyperactive little plumber who has become one of the best-known characters in video game history, celebrates his 30th birthday on Sunday and Japanese giant Nintendo is marking the event with the release of ...