Hacking Gmail with 92 percent success
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers, including an assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering, have identified a weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows ...
China team takes on tech challenge of supercavitation
'Robo Brain' will teach robots everything from the Internet
Robo Brain – a large-scale computational system that learns from publicly available Internet resources – is currently downloading and processing about 1 billion images, 120,000 YouTube videos, and 100 ...
Indonesia passes law to tap volcano power
The Indonesian parliament on Tuesday passed a long-awaited law to bolster the geothermal energy industry and tap the power of the vast archipelago's scores of volcanoes.
Chairless Chair solution offered as leg exoskeleton for work
Intel says world's smallest 3G modem has been launched
Overly polite drivers, not roadworks, cause traffic jams
British motorists who are too polite or timid in their driving style are the cause of lengthy traffic jams across the UK, particularly when faced with roadworks or lane closures, according to a leading Heriot-Watt ...
Microsoft researchers use social media to teach Skype how to translate languages in real-time
Maker of $33 smartphone hails 'new era' for India
The maker of a new $33 smartphone billed as India's cheapest said Wednesday it aims to sell half a million in the next three months in what it called a "new era" for the market.
Study finds that human subjects prefer when robots give the orders
If you've seen a sci-fi flick with autonomous robots in the last 40 years, you may be wary of giving robots any semblance of control.
Lawsuits challenge US drone, model aircraft rules (Update)
Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft ...
New algorithm lets drones monitor their own health during long package-delivery missions
In the near future, the package that you ordered online may be deposited at your doorstep by a drone: Last December, online retailer Amazon announced plans to explore drone-based delivery, suggesting that ...
Unlocking the potential of simulation software
With a method known as finite element analysis (FEA), engineers can generate 3-D digital models of large structures to simulate how they'll fare under stress, vibrations, heat, and other real-world conditions.
Microsoft to unveil new Windows software
A news report out Thursday indicated that Microsoft is poised to give the world a glimpse at a new-generation computer operating system that will succeed Windows 8.