The hacking of Gemalto's SIM cards by Western intelligence agencies that was exposed by Edward Snowden has raised security concerns, but there are ways to protect your devices from this kind of attack.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2015
Medium, the publishing platform launched by Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone, known for its long-form articles gets an overhaul to encourage shorter and more connected posts.
Start Ups February 24, 2015
People routinely dismiss Web browser security warnings and just continue to their desired content without giving the threat a second thought. Researchers now suggest that this response could be hardwired into the human brain.
Internet February 24, 2015
The new Pebble Time smart watch has launched on Kickstarter. The watch is selling exclusively on the crowdfunding site where the original Pebble was funded.
Wearable Tech February 24, 2015
Microsoft has announced that students worldwide can now get access to Office 365 free of charge. That is if they attend a school that has already paid for access
Apps/Software February 23, 2015
The Oscar ceremony was peppered with pop culture and political side jokes, but possibly the most confusing was the reference to 'voxels' during the summary of the Science and Technical Awards. We explain what presenters Miles Teller and Margot Robbie were talking about.
Apps/Software February 23, 2015
A study shows three-quarters of patients using SynCardia artificial hearts for more than a year received successful heart transplants. The results come as the FDA has given SynCardia approval to study the effectiveness of the devices for permanent use.
Life February 23, 2015
Bitcoin and other digital currencies have been criticized in some circles for having no regulation and state backing. Now U.S. economists are exploring the idea of a government-backed cryptocurrency.
Money February 23, 2015
Nevermind illegal spy hacks, GPS tracking or public Wi-Fi; now a phone’s battery power can be used to track its location. Researchers found they could locate Android phones by measuring small changes in battery use.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 23, 2015
Gemalto, the world’s largest producer of SIM cards is investigating claims that the NSA and Britain’s GCHQ hacked its systems and stole encryption keys. Evidence provided by Edward Snowden suggests the spy agencies used the keys to secretly access global mobile communications.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 20, 2015
The Design Museum’s short list for design of the year features 74 innovative products across a range of categories. Here are the most interesting digital and technological nominees that will be on display at the London museum.
Arts & Culture February 20, 2015
Snapchat now lets users record video and play separate music at the same time. This is a feature as yet lacking on other mobile video apps like Vine and Instagram.
Apps/Software February 20, 2015
Alohar Mobile has announced new software that will use the sensors on smartphones to track each user's unique walk. This gait could then be used for authentication purposes like a fingerprint for secure services like mobile payments.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 19, 2015
Photoshop celebrates its 25th birthday today. During that time the company has survived the emergence of the Internet, the rise of digital home photography and social image editing apps, and has even created a new verb in the English language.
Apps/Software February 19, 2015
A new web app from Flight Stream provides a startling visualization of global flight traffic. The interactive rotating model predictably shows Europe and the eastern seaboard of the United States as the busiest hot spots.
Animals February 18, 2015
An Internet and telecom company is backing Twitter’s lawsuit over the right to publish the government's secret information requests known as National Security Letters (NSLs).
Legal February 18, 2015
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