BitWhisper turns up heat on air-gap security
Big browsers fall in Pwn2Own exploit competition
DARPA seeks new positioning, navigation, timing solutions
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), writing about GPS, said: "The military relies heavily on the Global Positioning System (GPS) for positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT), but GPS access is easily blocked by methods such as jamming. In addition, many environments in which our mil ...
Do biofuel policies seek to cut emissions by cutting food?
A study published today in the journal Science found that government biofuel policies rely on reductions in food consumption to generate greenhouse gas savings.
Saudi Arabia's role in global energy markets is changing, paper finds
Saudi Arabia's role in global energy markets is changing, according to a new paper from an energy expert at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. The researcher found that the kingdom is reshaping ...
SolarCity launches community microgrids with Tesla batteries
SolarCity, well-known for rooftop solar systems, is expanding to so-called microgrids, larger power systems that can be tapped by communities when the power grid goes down.
Indiegogo project 'Switchmate' lets you run light switch from your phone without rewiring
Study identifies the challenges facing large-scale deployment of solar photovoltaics
In a broad new assessment of the status and prospects of solar photovoltaic technology, MIT researchers say that it is "one of the few renewable, low-carbon resources with both the scalability and the technological ...
New technology to help users combat mobile malware attacks
University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have developed simple but effective techniques to prevent sophisticated malware from secretly attacking smartphones. This new malware defense is being presented ...
Big data allows computer engineers to find genetic clues in humans
Big data: It's a term we read and hear about often, but is hard to grasp. Computer scientists at Washington University in St. Louis' School of Engineering & Applied Science tackled some big data about an important ...
Google patent focuses on pedestrian protection in vehicle impact
Review: Galaxy S6 phones are Samsung's best yet
A better design, a sharper camera and easier-to-use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer.