The Japanese National Police Agency (NPA) is asking that ISPs block Japanese Internet users that are using Tor. Tor allows users to surf the Internet anonymously and it prevents others from conducting surveillance on one's movements, or simply what is known as as ‘traffic analysis’.
ATMs have been with us for many years with little change in technology. Now Bank of America is about to roll out a new model called 'Teller Assist' that will allow customers to video chat with a live bank teller, cash checks and even get exact change if need be.
Code snippets in Google Glass reveals that gesture control may play a part in how you control the new wearable tech.
‘Mantis’ is a six-legged, ride-able robot that looks like a huge metallic spider and weights as much as a hippo. Its inventor spent 4 years of his life and hundreds of thousands of pounds for its construction, and as he says, he did it just for fun.
A new bit of Android malware has been discovered, and the apps it affected were downloaded millions of times.
Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket has successfully been launched into orbit. This makes Orbital Sciences the second company to start resupplying the ISS, after SpaceX.
A completely self-sufficient building revealed at the International Housing Exhibition in Hamburg produces renewable energy by harvesting micro-algae.
Anonymous has attacked several North Korean websites in a continued effort to disrupt their online presence in protest of continued nuclear arms testing.
A radical idea to round the nose of trucks and add airplane-like flaps to the back, maybe cut fuel costs, reduce emissions and even save lives.
Samsung has just introduced a gargantuan smartphone being called the Galaxy Mega. This model comes in a 5.8 or 6.3” display and is a direct response to consumers demanding larger and sharper looking displays, but is this just a passing fad?
Google has dominated the online search business for years, but recent stats from comScore has revealed that the search giant's share is slipping while its competitors are gaining.
The first GPS Navstar satellite is to go on display in the Time and Navigation exhibit at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. this month.
Internet security analysts are saying that a massive number of computers have been commandeered in an effort to take over WordPress servers. Some are warning that the attack may be the beginning of a massive ‘botnet’ attack.
Pavegen’s technology enabled last weekend’s Paris Marathon to become the first race to generate energy, by converting runner’s footsteps into electricity.
NASA and the US Air Force Research Laboratory have joined forces in the search for a next-generation processor to power the spacecraft computing needs of the future.
A German pilot and Internet consultant claims to have the ability to ‘hijack’ a commercial plane with a smartphone application that he designed.
The price of a single Bitcoin was at $266 Wednesday morning, but throughout the day it dropped 50% and is now fluctuating wildly. What has caused this abrupt drop in price?
Microsoft knows that in order to stay competitive they will need to focus their shift away from the desktop PC. As part of that plan, the software giant plans on developing a new line of 7-inch Surface tablets.
There's no getting around it – passwords are inherently flawed. Whether by our own lackadaisical attitude towards passwords and security or the ever increasing pressure from more sophisticated cracking mechanisms, it’s hard to keep thieves from stealing our personal data.
Google is enhancing the fight against human trafficking with the establishment of the Global Human Trafficking Hotline Network and $3 million of new funding for Polaris Project, Liberty Asia, and La Strada International, bringing Google's total contribution to anti-trafficking to $14.5 million.