Android One won't make Google big bucks, so why bother with cheap smartphones?
Google launched its Android One initiative this summer, with the aim of bringing smartphones, apps and the whole mobile internet to the five billion people around the world who do not yet have access to a ...
'Bash' computer bug could hit millions (Update)
The US government and technology experts warned Thursday of a vulnerability in some computer-operating systems, including Apple's Mac OS, which could allow widespread and serious attacks by hackers.
Blackout? Robots to the Rescue
(Phys.org) —Big disasters almost always result in big power failures. Not only do they take down the TV and fridge, they also wreak havoc with key infrastructure like cell towers. That can delay search ...
Bug in bash leaves millions of web servers vulnerable
A first and quite reasonable thought readers may have will be to wonder: what is bash?
Battery system will be able to light 2,500 homes
One of the largest, most environmentally-friendly, battery-based energy storage systems in the nation will be installed at the University of California, San Diego the campus announced today (Sept. 29).
DIY glove-based tutor indicates muscle-memory potential
Google bio firm in $1.5 bn alliance against aging ills
Google backed life sciences firm Calico and bio-pharmaceutical titan AbbVie on Wednesday announced an alliance to invest $1.5 billion to find ways to battle age-related diseases.
Apple ramps up iCloud defense against hackers
Apple is ramping up iCloud defenses in the aftermath of hackers swiping nude photos of celebrities from the online digital vault, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Flying robots will go where humans can't
There are many situations where it's impossible, complicated or too time-consuming for humans to enter and carry out operations. Think of contaminated areas following a nuclear accident, or the need to erect ...
Researchers develop unique waste cleanup for rural areas
Washington State University researchers have developed a unique method to use microbes buried in pond sediment to power waste cleanup in rural areas.
NTT Electronics ships industry's first 20nm low-power coherent DSP
NTT Electronics (NEL), a leading supplier of coherent Digital Signal Processor (DSP) solutions to system and module manufacturers worldwide, announced shipment of industry's first 20nm 100G Long-haul/Metro ...
New ZEBRA bracelet strengthens computer security
In a big step for securing critical information systems, such as medical records in clinical settings, Dartmouth College researchers have created a new approach to computer security that authenticates users ...
A Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phones
Researchers developing smaller micromanipulators
Micromanipulators are used for precision procedures such as medical surgery and cell manipulation, where a higher level of dexterity is required than is achievable with the human hand. The micromanipulator ...