Supercomputers aren’t what they used to be. The Chinese are building a supercomputer with their own microprocessors, shunning American chip giants Intel and AMD. The Spanish are building one with cellphone chips.
The rootkit belongs to a company called Carrier IQ and it seems that it has low-level access to the system that allows it to spy on pretty much everything that you do with your handset. This, on the face of it, seems like an extremely serious breach
After watching this video you will suspect every photograph of "The Truth". "We all know about photoshopping and the way it has made photographic "evidence" the least rather than the most believable indicator of underlying reality."
About 150 of the world’s best GPS engineers have gathered here this week, and the subject is war.
On Wednesday morning, Adobe delivered the eulogy for its multi-media Flash platform for mobile, stating the company would no longer invest resources in porting its once-indispensable cross-browser technology to smartphones and tablets.
When every cellphone can record video and take pictures, everyone is a potential news source. Reporter Paul Lewis tells two stories that show us the future of investigative journalism.
Just as newspapers had to adapt to the online world, so will cable TV. Young people who are used to free media and the Internet won't subscribe.
(Google) How would you like to fund this or buy the company?" And they came back and said, "We're really sorry, but our whole business plan is based on knowing everything about everybody. So this goes against our business plan."
Fewer than 10 minutes of that crucial videotaped conversation made it into Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires, but the rest — believed to be lost in shipping — is now heading for movie theaters Nov. 16 and 17.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a new volume of its roadmap aimed at accelerating the adoption of its previously released Federal Cloud Computing Strategy.
It seems abundantly clear that Apple, which recently snapped up its third mapping company, is planning a rival to Google Maps for its iOS devices.
As Moore predicted, computers continue to become exponentially faster, while their components have become much cheaper. William Nordhaus, an economist at Yale University, examined 100s of devices—from the first computer to the Apple II to modern PCs—
For the past few years fears have been mounting amongst the top Internet security experts in the world that a cyber war could break out that is 'catastrophic' to the entire integrity of the Web.
Now, one of the leading experts, the Russian math g
“Mr. Jobs's nearest analog might be one of Apple's emerging rivals, Amazon Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos.”
Tech Tonic: Yesterday we looked at the creative process behind making an app. In Part II of our industry of apps series with Anthony DeRosa, what makes an app succeed?
A quick trailer I cut together of scenes from TNT's The Pirates of Silicon Valley. Cut and edited to the original trailer for The Social Network. I sampled some footage of old Windows/Mac operating system shots for the beginning. I personally think t
Futurists like Vernor Vinge and Ray Kurzweil have argued that the world is rapidly approaching a tipping point, where the accelerating pace of smarter and smarter machines will soon outrun all human capabilities.
The outage started in RIM's European data center, and cascaded across the world. Mr. Lazaridis said the outage was the largest in its history and likely caused by a hardware problem. "We don't know why the switch failed in the particular way that it
The people who work at IBM's Emerging Technologies lab in Winchester, England can read minds and move things with mere thought. Four hundred years ago they would have been burned at the stake. But these high-tech sorcerers aren't in league with Bee
(Reuters) - Facebook released its long-awaited iPad app on Monday and introduced support for social games on the mobile versions of its online service.
Despite knowing he was dying, Steve Jobs worked for more than a year on the products that he believed would safeguard the company's future.
My enduring dream of being able to watch The African Queen with Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Hepburn role just got a step closer!
I come neither to praise the QR code nor to bury it, but rather to heap on some fresh data that might help us to find a middle ground in this debate. In addition, I'll provide some actionable insights for how marketers can make QR experiences work be
There may be iPads in cockpits, but there will soon be Androids among us, the passengers.
Despite multibillion-dollar investments in cybersecurity, one of its root problems has been largely ignored: who are the people who write malicious code?
It seems tablets are not just a hit with humankind. Cat lovers are using the iPad to entertain their furry friends ...
Not much, as it turns out. And it's helpless against the widespread threat of bureaucracy and self-interest.
Effusions of gamma rays, clouds of X-rays, “filaments, clouds, shells”, all known technically, if I recall, as space gush. Columbia Hubble Fellow Joshua Peek collaborated with app developer Xperia to make an Android app, The Invisible Universe
Using atom-thick carbon instead of silicon could pack ever more data into portable electronics.
Finally the CopBlock Android app is here!!! Before we put it into the Android market we wanted to release it to get some feedback and see how you — our beta testers — like it. If we receive positive feedback we’ll upload it to the android market next