Smartphone radiation detector app tests positive
The popularity of smartphones continues to grow with the availability of an ever-growing range of applications. The app, Radioactivity Counter, is designed to measure a person's exposure to radiation. It claims ...
Mozilla at work: See the web evolve with VR
Android L makes sense, even if it doesn't set the world alight
Google has unveiled a host of new directions at its annual developers conference this week.
Linux is the quiet revolution that will leave Microsoft eating dust
Linux, the most widely used open source operating system in the world, has scored a major publicity coup in the revelation that it is used on 94% of the world's top 500 supercomputers. ...
Software renders Earth's atmosphere in 3-D splendor
As an atmospheric scientist, Martin Jucker found it frustrating that the Earth's atmosphere typically appears as a consistent, two-dimensional plane when scientists visualize atmospheric data. Horizontal ...
Google Android software spreading to cars, watches, TV (Update)
Google is expanding its empire to cars, watches, businesses and televisions.
Malware worms its way into more apps, study finds
Malicious software is increasingly making its way into mobile phones through "cloned" versions of popular apps, and software weaknesses in legitimate ones, security researchers said Tuesday.
Yahoo grabs for Android smartphone homescreen (Update)
Yahoo on Monday ramped up its move to mobile, grabbing for Android smartphone home screens with an Aviate application tuned to where people are.
City tells app to stop auctions of parking spaces (Update)
San Francisco's city attorney issued a cease-and-desist demand Monday to a mobile app called Monkey Parking, which allows people to auction public parking spaces that they're using to other nearby drivers.
Researcher finds over 300,000 servers still Heartbleed-vulnerable
What happens when the right app doesn't know what the left app is doing?
As more activities become automated with the touch of a button, University of Virginia computer science professor Jack Stankovic foresees a potential problem where applications for different functions might ...
Intel brings out the avatar in you with new app
A lack of leading ladies haunts game industry
Video game developers hyped upcoming titles featuring super-soldiers, assassins, bank robbers and secret agents at last week's Electronic Entertainment Expo. They all had one thing in common: They're men. ...
Research identifies Android security weaknesses caused by performance design
Georgia Tech researchers have identified a weakness in one of Android's security features and will present their work at Black Hat USA 2014, which will be held August 6-7 in Las Vegas.