An engineer in Japan has built a 1.6-inch "pollinator-bot" and successfully tested it in his lab.
An attacker compromised over 5,000 IoT devices on a campus network -- including vending machines and light sensors -- and then used them to attack that same network.
A group of researchers have developed a new kind of human-machine interface that detects individual neuron signals for use in controlling artificial limbs.
Vizio, one of the world's biggest makers of Smart TVs, is paying $2.2 million to settle charges that it collected viewing habits from 11 million devices without the knowledge or consent of the people watching them.
Dubai is about to have a passenger-carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city-state.
A hacker has briefly hijacked more than 150,000 printers. The attacker made the devices print a warning urging their owners to cut off remote access.
Around 20 percent of all websites on the dark web were taken offline in a hack, with those responsible publishing details of the website administrators.
Libratus, an artificial intelligence, just beat the world's top poker players by a margin of $1.7 million. (Not real money, sadly for the scientists behind the AI.) "I thought we had a 50-50 shot, but to have such a huge victory, I would have never guessed," said Tuomas Sandholm, the professor at Carnegie Mellon behind Libratus.
One Super Bowl ad found its way into some viewers' homes during Sunday night's big game.
A county in Ohio, US, has had to shut down its entire IT infrastructure due to a ransomware infection.
Facebook has unveiled a new service that remedies one of the biggest headaches facing online users today—the forgotten password.
On Episode 439 Jeff unveiled a potential hack on Google Now, and scientists are now claiming that not only can Google Now be compromized, but machine learning interfaces like Amazon's Alexa can be easily hacked through bogus voice commands.
They're not very pretty, but prototype eyeglasses from University of Utah scientists could make progressive lenses obsolete for older people. Using electronically activated lenses and infrared distance meters, they can focus automatically on whatever you're looking at, whether it's far or close up. Once perfected, the device could eliminate the need for multiple pairs of reading or driving glasses.
Police in Texas have lost evidence going back eight years in a ransomware attack.
The makers of the Blackphone 2 warned would-be customers to stay away from eBay. Silent Circle, the company behind the privacy-focused smartphone with encrypted voice services, issued an alert about purchasing devices from unauthorized resellers. Now that alert has turned into action with the latest update to Silent OS, the Android-based operating system built for the Blackphone. Silent OS 3.0.8 will disable phones that were not purchased through Silent Circle’s approved channels.
During a press conference Sunday, Samsung said two separate battery defects caused both the original batch of Galaxy Note 7 phones and the replacement units to overheat.
Because the technology is so new to mainstream users, the benefits of virtual reality are still being discovered. But we're increasingly finding that VR can bring families together in new ways.
Over a year after Star Trek's copyright holders engaged in a legal war with the sci-fi series' own fans over a crowdfunded, unofficial prequel film, the two sides in the infringement lawsuit announced Friday their battle will not head to a courtroom after agreeing upon a settlement.
Newspaper reporters beware of Xiao Nan, the first Chinese robot journalist, who wrote an article in just a second!
In the cold winter months it's not unusual for rodents to sneak their way into car engines to warm themselves up. But an eco-friendly soy-based insulation being used by automakers may be tempting these critters too much.
BT recorded more than 31 million nuisance calls in a single week before Christmas, and is doing something about it.
A small autonomous bus called an Arma is running a short route along Las Vegas’ Fremont Street, marking, according to transit operator Keolis, the first time a self-driving bus has moved passengers on an American public road.
Dell has announced the immediate availability of the Dell Precision 3520 laptop and buyers can save over $100 by choosing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS pre-loaded instead of Windows 10!
Yahoo revealed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that the company would change its name (to "Altaba") after it completes its transformation from an actual business to a corporate wrapper around Alibaba stock.
Google has published an Infrastructure Security Design Overview that explains how it secures the cloud it uses for its own operations and for public cloud services.
Join Jenn Wagar and Carrie Webb as they sit down for a heart-to-heart discussion each week, addressing many of the issues Christians face in their day to day lives, and building your faith and focus through relevant conversation.
Being an effective witness for Christ starts with one truth: the Bible is the infallible Word of Almighty God. Join Carrie Webb, along with her father and guest, Rob Webb, as we explore the divine nature of the Word of God.
Let's carry on building the mine under our survival house. We'll lay down a ton of ladders and dig down until we find a cavern to turn into our main mine.
On this episode we'll learn:
- Crafting stronger tools
- Mining resources such as coal, iron and silver
- Crafting torches to add light to your structures and mine
- Finding a cavern to build your underground mine