Insulin pump maker identified after hacking talk

(AP) -- When Jay Radcliffe revealed three weeks ago that he'd found serious security holes in a popular type of insulin pump that diabetics wear, he kept two important details secret: the pump maker's name, and the specific ...

Google TV may be on the way

(PhysOrg.com) -- Google is planning to launch Google TV later this month according to news reports, with the Google I/O conference on 19-20 May tipped to be the most likely date for the big announcement. There is also speculation ...

GSM phones -- call them unsafe, says security expert

(PhysOrg.com) -- A German security expert has issued a warning that billions of mobile phone users who depend on GSM networks are vulnerable to having their personal mail hacked. He blames the problem on network operators ...

Panasonic trims Ene-Farm fuel cell size and price

(Phys.org)—This month, Panasonic and Tokyo Gas announced the launch of their newest Ene-Farm home fuel cell, a product that residents can use to generate energy right from their homes. This is a smaller, cheaper, and efficient ...

Review: 'Smart' LED bulbs controlled by iPhones

LED bulbs seem to be the future of home lighting: They save electricity, they're durable and they don't contain mercury like compact fluorescents. But having them produce white light like any old light bulb is like using ...

Micro helicopters leave the nest

Within the framework of the EU project sFly, researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a new type of flying robot that can be navigated using only on-board cameras and a miniature computer. The micro helicopters require neither ...

Glove-friendly touchscreen goes on exhibit

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new screen has been designed that can work with gloved hands, and it comes from Japan-based SMK. The target application will be car-navigation systems which drivers can operate while wearing gloves. The ...

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