Researchers have shown that the swipe-to-unlock action can be replaced with useful data collection or micro-tasks.
Thirty years after the first wave of virtual reality, new startups are determined to take it mainstream.
An info-war is under way as websites are blocked and telecom cables to Crimea are mysteriously cut.
A super-secure place for sensitive data to mingle could free companies to get the benefits of sharing it without risking leaks.
Mapillary is trying to build a community-generated version of Google Street View.
By tracking an older person’s movements at home, a new wearable device could help predict serious changes in health.
An app called Audio Aware lets the hard of hearing and the distracted know when danger approaches.
Augmented reality hasn’t yet lived up to its promise, but it could catch on in situations where it makes employees more efficient.
The FCC wants to force ISPs to show whether delays are due to unavoidable congestion or created to extract fees from content providers.
Academics at CMU will try to extend Yahoo’s services with mobile apps that act like personal assistants.