Sorry fellas — it looks like you can’t come between a woman and her phone. A new survey has found that 57 percent of women polled in the U.S. would rather give up sex than their mobile device for a week. AVG Technologies surveyed 4,000 women across the UK, U.S., Canada, France, Germany and Brazil [...]
It is increasingly difficult for Iranians to access popular websites like Google, Facebook, and YouTube to find information about the elections outside of state-run and semi-official news outlets. Read more here.
They’ve been silent for three months. The hacking of US industrial targets – notably military suppliers, stopped after the Chinese military unit was exposed. But now, the New York Times reports, its resumed. And they’re using new and improved tactics to do it.
If you want to read the latest news from the government’s perspective about the civil war in Syria, good luck. You also can’t see new videos posted by the opposition. That’s because Syria is disconnected from the Internet. The reason not yet known, but this happened once before, in November.
A new New York Times/CBS News poll on terrorism threats finds, among other things, that Americans overwhelmingly favor installing video surveillance cameras in public places: 78%. People were divided on whether intel agencies had collected info that could have prevented the Boston attacks: 41% said they had; 45% said they hadn’t.
Despite the war of words and the movement of troops, not a shot has been fired in the current heated rhetorical battle between North Korea and the South and the United States. But there has been an attack – of sorts. By a hacker group who thinks the leader of North Korea has stepped way [...]
President Obama outlined a large-scale project to create the most comprehensive map of the human brain in an effort to to find new ways to treat, cure and prevent brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy and traumatic brain injury.
Now that we’re so interconnected on the Internet, ballot stuffing could get high-tech. It’s something election officials have been concerned about. Now an attempt has been made. Phantom requests for absentee ballots were made in Miami-Dade, Florida. The first known cyber-attack on an elections department in the United States. Probably not the last. It was [...]
Do you think that the text messages you send using your smartphone are private and secure? Law enforcement would like to change that. Cops want wireless carriers to save your text messages in case they need to access them during an investigation. It would be an excellent tool in helping solve cases, they say. That [...]
An analysis of a rock sample collected by NASA’s Curiosity rover shows ancient Mars could have supported living microbes. Scientists identified sulfur, nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and carbon — some of the key chemical ingredients for life — in the powder Curiosity drilled out of a sedimentary rock near an ancient stream bed in Gale [...]