MIT researchers have found that much of the data transferred to and from the 500 most popular free applications for Google Android cellphones make little or no difference to the user's experience.
If you've used the fitness-tracking app Map MyRun, there's a chance that your password has been leaked.
Google on Tuesday updated its free map service to guide users of Android-powered smartphones to destinations without relying on Internet connections.
US smartphone users are anxious to protect their private data, but it can be challenging in a massive system of applications with various policies and technical needs.
Are you a safe driver? According to MIT alumnus Brad Cordova SM '13, co-founder of driving-data-analytics startup Censio, you'll probably answer "yes," but the real answer may be "no."
New Yorkers can now warn authorities of suspect activities with a tap, thanks to a smartphone phone app to fight terror unveiled Monday on the eve of the US Thanksgiving holiday.
Three new games use Intel RealSense camera to pull players into intuitive, immersive and surreal experiences.
South Korea is deciding whether it will allow parents to opt out of installing a monitoring app on their children's smartphones following criticism the system encourages a surveillance culture and has security flaws.
How Triple Handshake, Freak and Logjam discoveries contributed to a broader effort to safeguard the Internet
When researchers from Microsoft and the French research organization INRIA discovered and helped fix three serious security vulnerabilities in a popular system for enabling secure Internet transactions, many people assumed ...
It's every parent's nightmare. You lose track of your 4-year-old at a playground, and the next thing you know, and you're running around, frantically asking people if they've seen your child.