Global law enforcement strikes deep into 'Dark Web'
A global crackdown has shut down dozens of online "dark markets" selling illegal goods and services and masking their identities using the Tor encryption network, officials said Friday.
Time for cyberattack conversation on automated cars
Sociologists describe community support for wind farms
Harnessing wind as a powerful source of renewable energy in the Midwest means coming to terms with a landscape dotted with wind towers.
Security and the Internet of Things
An ever-increasing number of our consumer electronics is internet-connected. We're living at the dawn of the age of the Internet of Things. Appliances ranging from light switches and door locks, to cars and ...
Unmanned team of K-Max helicopter and Indago quadrotor demonstrates firefighting capability
A team of Lockheed Martin and Kaman unmanned aircraft successfully demonstrated its ability to aid in firefighting operations. During the demonstration, the Indago quad rotor effectively identified hot spots, ...
Amazon unveils TV stick, challenging Chromecast
Amazon on Monday unveiled a new media stick allowing users to stream content to television sets, challenging Google's Chromecast device released last year.
YouTube considers offering ad-free subscription
YouTube viewers might get the option of paid subscriptions for ad-free access to the popular online video-sharing service.
Apple Pay fails to unify fragmented market
Apple Pay, meant to inject momentum into a fragmented market for the emerging mobile payments sector, has instead highlighted the squabbles between retailers and the banking and payments industry.
5G is NOT 4G+1
Recently, Spaniards had to re-tune all television sets as a result of the introduction of 4G mobile networks. Their data transmission speed (10 times higher than the 3rd generation's) required a release of ...
Class action may be brewing against retailers rejecting Apple Pay
Rite Aid and CVS may face a class action lawsuit for boycotting Apple Pay and other mobile payments systems.
The complexities of oil prices
With holiday shopping right around the corner, U.S. consumers could have a little extra money in their pockets, thanks to lower gas prices. Saudi Arabia, the planet's top producer and exporter of crude oil, lowered its prices ...
Obama presses for tough 'open Internet' rules (Update)
US President Barack Obama voiced support Monday for a new regulatory system for Internet providers aimed at avoiding a two-speed system leaving some services in an online "slow lane."
Moving cameras talk to each other to identify, track pedestrians
It's not uncommon to see cameras mounted on store ceilings, propped up in public places or placed inside subways, buses and even on the dashboards of cars.
Microsoft surpasses Exxon as second most valuable company
The bull run in Microsoft's stock this past year has helped the tech giant surpass Exxon Mobil and seize the rank of the second most valuable company, behind Apple Inc.