Thursday 27 July 2017

Technology

Technology

Social networking booming in Egypt, Russia

Social networking booming in Egypt, Russia

A new survey shows people in poorer countries send text messages more often than those in wealthier countries. Men in Spain and Germany access the Internet on their phones twice as much a...

Logging In With Anything but a Password

Logging In With Anything but a Password

Passwords are a pain to remember. What if a quick wiggle of five fingers on a screen could log you in instead? Or speaking a simple phrase?

Thailand: Every student should have a tablet PC by May

Thailand: Every student should have a tablet PC by May

The Thailand government's One Tablet PC per Child policy will be fully implemented by May, Education Minister Woravat Auapinyakul pledged yesterday.

NYC private investigators find US online sellers offer guns despite background check warning

NYC private investigators find US online sellers offer guns despite background check warning

A city investigation caught online gun sellers around the country illegally handing over assault weapons to people who said they couldn’t pass a background check, Mayor Michael Bloomberg ...

Google sued by former Formula One head Max Mosley over sex party searches

Google sued by former Formula One head Max Mosley over sex party searches

The 71-year-old has been fighting for his privacy ever since a British tabloid published a story and video in 2008 featuring Mosley in a German prison camp-themed private sex party.

No 4G networks in USA and UK for now, as study finds new 4G network interferes with 75% of GPS Systems

No 4G networks in USA and UK for now, as study finds new 4G network interferes with 75% of GPS Systems

GPS systems helping governments to locate and auto-track all their citizen’s location and to listen to their surrounding at any time, using GPS installed in mobile phones, cars, tablets, ...

Twitter to launch first redesign in five years

Twitter to launch first redesign in five years

The Internet’s most popular microblogging service got a major upgrade today, rolling out a brand-new look and a bunch of new features. The update is the most comprehensive and wide-rangin...

Russian Protesters Mobilize Via Social Networks, As Key Opposition Leaders Jailed

Russian Protesters Mobilize Via Social Networks, As Key Opposition Leaders Jailed

Ilya Klishin, a Moscow-based journalist and blogger, listed the "Saturday Revolution Square" opposition protest taking place on December 10 on Facebook after returning on December 6 from ...

Phone Spy ('Rootkit') Maker Carrier IQ May Have Violated Wiretap Law In Millions Of Cases

Phone Spy ('Rootkit') Maker Carrier IQ May Have Violated Wiretap Law In Millions Of Cases

A piece of keystroke-sniffing software called Carrier IQ has been embedded so deeply in millions of HTC and Samsung-built Android devices that it’s tough to spot and nearly impossible to ...

Using smart phone? Your phone calles and SMS's recorded and sending it to others...

Using smart phone? Your phone calles and SMS's recorded and sending it to others...

A piece of software called Carrier IQ has apparently been installed on more than 141 million phones from Samsung, HTC. While the same is true of a lot of software, CarrierIQ is loaded wit...

iPhone 4 burns in flight

iPhone 4 burns in flight

Passengers on a flight from Lismore to Sydney last Friday saw black smoke in the cabin, only to find that the source was a passenger's Apple iPhone 4, which had seemingly combusted mid fl...