Sheriffs expand concerns about Waze mobile traffic app
A law enforcement campaign to compel Google Inc. to disable a feature in its popular Waze traffic app that lets drivers warn others about nearby police activity shifted Wednesday when a sheriffs' organization ...
In the kitchen, there's an app for that! But do you care?
A few years ago, former video game executive Kevin Yu was cooking for a girlfriend on Valentine's Day when he discovered he'd forgotten the mushrooms for the mushroom soup. But that was just the start. He'd ...
Mobile apps take students into the laboratory
Mobile apps have proved to be valuable educational tools, but laboratory instructors thus far have been limited to using mobile devices only for virtual laboratories with simulated experiments. Now, researchers ...
Google's Waze app endangers police: LAPD chief
Google's newly acquired Waze application poses a danger to police because of its ability to track their locations, the Los Angeles police chief said in a letter to the tech company's CEO.
Catch the northern lights with your mobile
Updates on the best opportunities to spot the Northern Lights in the UK are now available on a mobile phone app developed in association with scientists at Lancaster University.
Law enforcement wants popular police-tracking app disabled
Law enforcement is concerned that the popular Waze mobile traffic app by Google Inc., which provides real-time road conditions, can also be used to hunt and harm police.
Could Windows 10 be a winner for Microsoft?
The hype around the next generation of Windows reached a new high this week with the Windows 10 Preview, held at Microsoft's Redmond HQ in the US. ...
App improves the safety of blind pedestrians in cities
Siemens is developing a system that helps blind and visually impaired people walk safely through cities. In cooperation with the Technical University of Braunschweig and several partners, Siemens is working ...
Nadella: Microsoft aspires to get consumers 'loving Windows'
Microsoft upped its bid to capture the hearts and minds of technology consumers Wednesday with Windows 10, announcing everything from free upgrades for the majority of Windows users to support for nascent holographic dis ...
WhatsApp adds messaging from Web
The popular mobile messaging application WhatsApp, acquired by Facebook last year for nearly $22 billion, unveiled a new service Wednesday for sending messages from a Web browser.
Windows 10 aims to be core of connected devices (Update 2)
Microsoft pulled back the curtain Wednesday on the upcoming Windows 10 operating system focused on bringing harmony to the diverse array of Internet gadgets in people's lives.
Microsoft to offer up peek behind curtain of new Windows
Microsoft will use an event Wednesday to offer a wider glimpse of the next version of Windows.
Microsoft buys text analysis startup Equivio
Microsoft seems to like something about Israeli data-analysis startups.
Google deals out 'tough love' as it ends security updates for a billion Android users
Google's announcement that it will not provide security updates for older versions of its Android mobile operating system means that more than a billion users face growing security risks to their phones o ...