Clooney slams skittish Hollywood after Sony hack
Film star George Clooney slammed the Hollywood movie industry for failing to stand up against the cyber threats that prompted Sony Pictures to cancel release of the movie "The Interview."
Security flaws allow global cellular eavesdropping
Security flaws in a system used by telecoms companies to manage cross-border cellular connections could open the door to wide-ranging surveillance of mobile phone traffic.
Optimized algorithms help methane flame simulations run 6x faster on NERSC supercomputer
Turbulent combustion simulations, which provide input to the design of more fuel-efficient combustion systems, have gotten their own efficiency boost, thanks to researchers from the Computational Research ...
Researchers invent smart window that tints and powers itself
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) scientists have developed a smart window which can darken or brighten without the need for an external power source.
Atos shares soar after Xerox acquisition
Shares in French tech firm Atos soared nearly five percent on Friday as traders cheered the news it had bought the IT wing of Xerox for more than $1 billion.
Sony hack adds to security pressure on companies
Faced with rising cybercrime like the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance to believe they are ...
Hackers may have exploited Sony's weakest link: humans
Hackers who forced Sony Pictures to abort release of a comedy about North Korea likely slipped past the entertainment titan's defenses by exploiting a weak spot—humans.
Blackberry posts 3Q adjusted profit, revenue down
Blackberry reported an adjusted profit for its fiscal third quarter but its revenue fell, missing analysts' estimates.
Gift Guide: Strong photo, video gear options
What to buy an experienced photographer or video shooter? There is some strong gear on the market from Nikon, GoPro and Domke.
Apple co-founder Wozniak skeptical on smartwatches, Google Glass
Steve Wozniak says he is no fan of smartwatches and believes Google Glass will fail as he cautioned not to expect the company he co-founded, Apple, to always lead the way into new technologies.
Cheaper, more powerful VR system for engineers
It's like a scene from a gamer's wildest dreams: 12 high-definition, 55-inch 3D televisions all connected to a computer capable of supporting high-end, graphics-intensive gaming.