Can't remember your password? Here are two new ways to log in
Tired of trying to remember a different password for each of your online accounts? Or worried about re-using the same password too many times? You're not alone. Tech experts agree that traditional passwords ...
Pins and needles for Apple Watch app makers
Developer Curtis Herbert worries that a winter's worth of work on an Apple Watch app will come to nothing.
Finger-mounted reading device for the blind
Researchers at the MIT Media Laboratory have built a prototype of a finger-mounted device with a built-in camera that converts written text into audio for visually impaired users. The device provides feedback—either ...
California taxis sue Uber, allege false advertising, unfair competition
Taxi drivers in California must submit to fingerprinting for criminal background checks. UberX drivers don't have to. Yet Uber Technologies advertises itself as "the safest rides on the road" and executives tout Uber as "safer ...
Software developer hopes to turn rehab into video game
A broken arm as a boy led Cosmin Mihaiu and some inventive colleagues to turn tedious physical rehabilitation exercises into a game that they hope can make it easier for people to recover from injuries.
Yahoo sees 'end to end' email encryption by year-end
Yahoo said Sunday it plans to introduce "end to end encryption" for email this year to boost privacy protection for users concerned about snooping from governments or hackers.
Apple's ResearchKit could be boon for medical research, but there are concerns
You will soon be able to participate in cutting-edge medical research - from the comfort of your iPhone.
Review: Helios Smart battery has charging options, including the sun
I love options. Most of us are familiar with external batteries that can be used to charge up a cellphone or tablet when a plug is not handy. I have several, and most of them get their power by plugging into ...
It's too late to debate metadata
What has been so frustrating throughout the metadata "debate" is that we have been kept in ignorance as to what it was that the law enforcement agencies actually wanted to retain.
Twitter's Sharon Ly, on closing tech's gender gap
Sharon Ly was in the fifth grade when a computer programming class at a community center in Vietnam sparked her interest in technology.
New rooftops in France to go green
Rooftops on new buildings built in commercial zones in France must either be partially covered in plants or solar panels, under a law approved on Thursday.
China finally gets official PlayStations, minus some games
Japanese electronics giant Sony on Friday launched its PlayStation gaming console in China, where authorities impose strict controls on content, but some popular titles including "Grand Theft Auto" and "Call ...
Cyber attackers leaving warning 'messages': NSA chief
Attackers hacking into American computer networks appear to be leaving "cyber fingerprints" to send a message that critical systems are vulnerable, the top US cyber-warrior said Thursday.
Nearly all fuel in Fukushima reactor has melted, says TEPCO
New tests show almost all of the fuel inside one of the Fukushima plant's reactors has melted, its operator said Thursday, the latest step in the clean up after Japan's worst ever nuclear crisis.