HTML5 OS is set to disrupt platform lock-in
Hawking's speech software goes open source for disabled
The system that helps Stephen Hawking communicate with the outside world will be made available online from January in a move that could help millions of motor neurone disease sufferers, scientists said Tuesday.
Internet Explorer 11 vulnerability allows policy bypass
Making Hair Realistic in Computer Animation
Poets and novelists often describe hair as "shining" or "shimmering." Dark hair has a "sheen"; blond hair "glows." All this comes about because of the complex scattering of incident light off of individual ...
Researcher finds snooping smartphone software
A smartphone security researcher is shining light on a hidden program that tracks activity on Android, BlackBerry and Nokia handsets.
Hacker tricks Apple app pay system, posts YouTube how-to
Apple co-founder Wozniak sees trouble in the cloud
Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with the late Steve Jobs, predicted "horrible problems" in the coming years as cloud-based computing takes hold.
Self-repairing software tackles malware
University of Utah computer scientists have developed software that not only detects and eradicates never-before-seen viruses and other malware, but also automatically repairs damage caused by them. The software ...
Microsoft patches 34 security holes, many critical
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. issued a record number of security patches for its software Tuesday as part of its regular monthly update.
Microsoft fixes browser flaw used in Google breach
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. took the unsual step of issuing an unscheduled fix Thursday for security holes in its Internet Explorer browser that played a role in the recent computer attacks that led Google to threaten to leave ...
Hackers hitting Macs with virus: industry experts
The computer security industry buzzed Thursday with warnings that more than a half-million Macintosh computers may have been infected with a virus targeting Apple machines.
Passlogix and RSA to Combine Authentication Technologies
Passlogix and EMC security division RSA have entered into a strategic partnership to combine RSA's two-factor authentication technology with Passlogix's single sign-on platform.
Cards on the table: Low-cost tool spots software security flaws during development process
A new risk management tool can help software developers identify security vulnerabilities in their programs early in the planning process, effectively solving problems before they exist, simply by having the developers lay ...