Twitter has announced a partnership with a Singapore-based start-up to bring its microblogging services to mobile customers with devices that are not capable of accessing the Internet.
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Software giant Microsoft is working with international law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Europol, in an effort to disrupt the ZeroAcess botnets.
According to new research, over half of smartphone owners develop anxiety when separated from their devices, stating that such a technology detox was “as stressful as a trip to the dentist.”
The Navy has just announced the successful testing of another new drone, which was launched from an underwater submarine.
According to a breaking story from the Washington Post the NSA gathers location data from cell phones around the world.
Microsoft said it would take measures to increase security on customer data, among other measures, to protect against the "advanced persistent threat" of government snooping.
Robotics engineers have been increasingly turning to nature for inspiration recently, and researchers have studied the antennae of cockroaches to develop a system that controls a passive sensor.
A smartphone app, developed by Kedlin Co., allows the casual gamer to pretend they are a baggage screener and the game is more popular than you may think. Researchers have found in a new study that screeners, based on the app game, often miss the rare items.
An internet security firm found more than two million stolen passwords for a number of social networking sites posted online. Internet security firm Trustwave detailed the findings in a blog series titled "Look What I found."
There’s big news for technophiles and gadget junkies: a new USB is on its way and – wait for it – it’s going to be reversible! Finally, no more flipping USB thumb drives and cables over while trying to plug them in, as you inevitably try to insert it upside down.
While many teachers probably think some students spend too much time on social media sites such as Facebook, the social network’s founder is among several philanthropists who have pledged millions that could help bring the Internet to public school classrooms across America.
There’s not exactly an app for it, but according to researchers the iPad can actually help some students learn science. The tablet computer apparently helps students better grasp some nuances of science better than traditional classroom instruction.
Volvo began a large-scale autonomous driving project, involving 100 self-driving cars on public roads. Tests will be conducted during everyday driving conditions around the Swedish city of Gothenburg.
Google is launching a new robotics project and has handpicked the man who was behind the Android smartphone revolution to spearhead the new "moonshot" attempt to create a new line of robots.
A new Android smartphone from Russian telecom company Yota boasts a full LCD screen with a second screen on the rear that uses e-ink to post information and notifications with very little battery drain.
Yahoo! announced its latest acquisition on Tuesday. The media portal and web directory acquired Ptch, a startup that developed a mobile app that allows users to combine photos and videos on mobile handsets to create mini-movies.
MIT-spinoff Superpedestrian unveiled a commercial version of its Copenhagen Wheel on Tuesday, allowing consumers to turn any ordinary bicycle into a hybrid “e-bike.”
Apple continues running its innovation engine full speed ahead as it secures a handful of new patents this week, and one of them could put your face front and center. Literally.
Google just took the "Beta" designation from its Infrastructure as a Service offering Google Computer Engine. The cloud service for enterprise is now in general availability. Google also lowered the rates on the GCE service by 10 percent in all regions.
Apple has announced its purchase of Topsy, a Twitter analytics firm, for more than $200 million.
In a bid to make the News Feed more relevant, Facebook is making changes to put both more and less in the stream, based on preferences. Facebook will soon change the "Hide All" button to "Unfollow" and has already made tweaks to bring news that is more interesting to the top of feeds.
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