This Fourth of July holiday, we planned to kick back with our friends and sip on lots of patriotic cocktails. That is, until our deputy managing editor Elyse shared an app that shows us what alcohol does to our skin. (Thanks Elyse!)
The border between our physical world and the digital information surrounding us has been getting thinner and thinner.
Analysts believe that insurgents in Afghanistan form similar networks to street gangs in the US. So the software for analysing these networks abroad ought to work just as well at home, say military researchers
Tesla Model S owners and Google Glass Explorers.
The DARPA-funded Gazebo simulation software could make robotics accessible to everyone.
A startup has developed software and smartphone tools for cataloguing the trees in forests.
Jared Frank and other engineering students at NYU-Poly have created Caesar, a humanoid robot built with off the shelf and 3D printed parts and programmed using open source software with the intent of helping people with limited mobility.
In a startling move, Microsoft caved in to industry pressures today and announced that, for the first time, it would be offering cash rewards for security vulnerabilities in its software — a "bug bounty," in hacker parlance.
Tech communities are booming all over Africa, says Nairobi-based Juliana Rotich, cofounder of the open-source software Ushahidi. But it remains challenging to get and stay connected in a region with frequent blackouts and spotty Internet hookups. ...
HTC has developed an innovation called Fetch, and has filed an application for its trademark in Taiwan’s NCC.
MIT researchers have developed new software that allows people to practice their interpersonal skills to help them better nail that interview.
In a sense, all business boils down to math. But some companies have tougher equations to solve than others.
At some point, we all ask ourselves, “Where does all my money go?”
Hey Palantir Technologies: Are you reading this right now?
EVERYWHERE you look nowadays there seems to be a QR code. Those are the complicated square patterns that contain links to websites, for example, in a format smartphone cameras can read.
As commercial uses of drones emerge, startups create software that could help the devices take flight.
Shapeways looks to software to bring down production costs and time to market in its 3-D printing factory in New York City.
here's a new wave of auto thefts that police can't figure out. So could you be at risk? TODAY National Investigative Correspondent Jeff Rossen looked into it. This is a real mystery. You think when you lock your car and set the alarm, your car i
Protesting? There's a map for that.
Friendly Gizmag readers, if Part One of our Realtouch review left you feeling a little squeamish, it's probably best to click your way right back out of this page, because Part Two takes us into even murkier waters.
Three months ago, Ruan Pethiyagoda didn’t even call himself a computer programmer. But now he’s knee-deep in the Hack Reactor.
The newest threat to Android is an app that promises users security for their mobile devices.
A California company has answered a question few people have probably thought to ask: What would happen if you combined the wearability of Google Glass with the gesture-based control of Microsoft Kinect?
Gay-bashing? Psychological abuse? Religious indoctrination? There's an app for that.
Porn could come to Google Glass as early as this week, with the first X- rated app set to be launched for those who have the £1,000 gadget.
For the first time, the FDA has asked a smartphone app company to send in data proving the app works.
It's all in the planning
The mental fuzziness induced by cancer treatment could be eased by cognitive exercises performed online, say researchers.
Flesh-eating bacteria amputee Aimee Copeland now uses the latest technology in prosthetic hands to chop vegetables, pick up tiny items like Skittles, and comb and iron press her hair.
Blind trust in black box, or click-and-run, software is a growing problem in science, and the concern extends to big data and high performance computing.