Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers
Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. Meticulously overwhelming its computer networks, the hackers showed that—given time—they would be able to pop the trunk and start the windshield ...
Bluetooth may be the key to your future smart home
If you've ever considered trying to turn your house into a smart home, you've likely found the prospect expensive or technologically intimidating. That situation could soon change, thanks in part to an old ...
HP earnings show continued struggle
Venerable tech giant Hewlett-Packard has been struggling for three years to turn its business around. Its latest earnings show it still has more work ahead.
Spotify turns up volume as losses fall
The world's biggest music streaming service, Spotify, announced Tuesday its revenue grew by 74 percent in 2013 while net losses shrank by one third, in a year of spectacular expansion.
Spliddit helps divide bills, credit, material items fairly
Dividing bills, credit and material items between two people is a fairly simple and straightforward task.
Uber: As drivers get perks, riders losing patience on privacy snafus
Negative news about ride-hailing service Uber continues to mount. Uber said Wednesday that an executive in New York City was under investigation for allegedly tracking a journalist's journey without her consent.
Gift ideas for the fit, or those who want to be
The latest personal fitness gadgets will help you smash your personal record, break you out of your fitness rut and persuade you to get sweaty.
FTC in talks with Apple about health data protection
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is in talks with Apple to ensure that sensitive health data collected by its mobile and wearable devices will not be used without owners' consent.
Academics advise how to keep data secure in a cyber world
Cyber security experts from the University of Bristol have advised the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) on how to protect the personal data of millions of citizens.
Virtual money and user's identity
Bitcoin is the new money: minted and exchanged on the Internet. Faster and cheaper than a bank, the service is attracting attention from all over the world. But a big question remains: are the transactions ...
Studying the speed of multi-hop Bluetooth networks
Bluetooth technology is the most widespread standard wireless communication. One of its applications is the creation of electronic sensor networks.
Twitter lets merchants offer deals to its users
Twitter is expanding its reach into commerce with a new tool called "Offers."
Apple market value hits $700 bn
A rise in Apple shares Tuesday pushed the market value of the trend-setting US tech icon above $700 billion, becoming the first company to hit that milestone.
Study reveals how much people understand Internet
The Internet generation doesn't actually know much about how it works.