Creating a transport infrastructure that does not excessively rely on use of private cars
Fujitsu Laboratories today announced the development, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, of an on-demand transport technology that responds to the various needs of transport ...
Tech review: Keeping tabs on your kids' phone activity
I've received emails over the years from worried parents asking me how they can monitor the phone use of their teenagers, especially in this age of smartphones with their many different ways of communicating.
Nintendo says no to virtual equality in life game (Update)
Nintendo isn't allowing gamers to play as gay in an upcoming life simulator game. The publisher of such gaming franchises as "The Legend of Zelda" and "Mario Bros." said Tuesday it wouldn't bow to pressure ...
Using Microsoft products may be unethical for universities
Universities and researchers all over the world have a problem with Microsoft. It's not just that the company forces expensive and dated software on customers. Using products like Microsoft's email service ...
Security app gains foothold on college campus
Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida's campus sped up too. She ducked into an apartment-complex parking lot, but he lurked across the street.
2K Games releasing doc chronicling art contest
The next release from 2K Games, the publisher of such interactive adventures as the sci-fi shoot-'em-up series "Borderlands" and the alternate history saga "BioShock," won't be another out-of-this-world game. ...
Game developers say success hinges on more than just programming skills
Aspiring game developers may want to bone up on their interpersonal skills. A forthcoming study from North Carolina State University and Microsoft Research finds that game developers need a suite of non-programming skills ...
New mobile app uses augmented reality to enhance learning experiences at historic sites
Virginia Tech researchers are testing a new mobile software app that will allow school children visiting historic sites to learn in new, interactive ways via augmented reality.
Police use new tool to source crowds for evidence (Update)
An annual spring party in a Southern California beach town devolved into a riot last month when revelers turned violent, rocking cars, smashing windows and throwing rocks. Dozens were injured and about 50 ...
Microsoft patching perilous hole in IE Web browser
Microsoft Thursday released a patch for a perilous hole in its Internet Explorer browser that hackers could slip through to invade computers.
With just a smartphone up your petticoat, you can now read Mills & Boon anywhere
Mills & Boon, the guilty pleasure of many a reader over the decades, is shunning the Kindle in favour of launching its own app.
Army of digital "air traffic controllers" makes clouds more efficient, scalable
IBM inventors have developed a method for managing how resources are used and work is done within a cloud by distributing control throughout the interconnected systems, reducing bottlenecks and increasing efficiency.
Disney adding Marvel heroes to 'Infinity' game
Buzz Lightyear, meet Captain America.