Google has no way to push updates to devices running Android software, making the devices vulnerable to malware.
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Though still volatile, Bitcoin is surging in value and being spent more freely; it's also inspired a legion of competitors.
Secret, a new app that lets you share honestly and anonymously, is addictive.
Researchers are testing whether high-throughput DNA sequencing can help screen out abnormal embryos during in vitro fertilization.
A new study says methane leaks make natural gas trucks worse than diesel powered ones.
Sochi organizers say they’re offsetting Olympics-related carbon emissions, but they’re not accounting for everything.
A new military LIDAR chip shows promise for faster and more precise aerial mapping—doing in minutes what used to take days.
Much of the editing work on Wikipedia is too mind-numbingly repetitive for humans, so automated bots do it instead. But keeping track of automated editing has always been hard ... until now.
As the world’s leading smartphone maker prepares to launch its own OS, new software will allow it to run as many as “hundreds of thousands” of Android apps.