Category: Tech News
FBI won't reveal method for cracking San Bernardino iPhone
The FBI intends to tell the White House this week that its understanding of how a third party hacked the iPhone of a shooter in San Bernardino, Calif., is so limited that there's no point in undertaking a government review of whether the tool should be ...
FBI Plans to Keep iPhone Hacking Method Secret
FBI still deciding whether to allow review of San Bernardino iPhone exploit
FBI Plans to Keep Apple iPhone-Hacking Method Secret
India to Require Panic Buttons on Phones
Starting next year, all mobile phones sold across India must include a panic button, local news outlets are reporting. In addition, by 2018, all cell phones need to come with a built-in GPS chip, so a person in trouble can be more easily found ...
India orders 'panic button' for mobile phones in bid to protect women
India Orders Panic Button on Mobile Phones Amid Women's Safety Fears
iPhones sold in India will require panic button starting in 2017
Google, carmakers join forces to speed self-driving car adoption
Google's self-driving vehicle division has joined forces with major carmakers and ride-sharing services to form a coalition to lobby lawmakers and regulators for faster adoption of self-driving car technology. In all, five companies -- Google's ...
Google, Ford, Uber launch coalition to further self-driving cars
Google, Uber, Lyft team up on self-driving cars
Uber, Lyft, Ford and Google Assemble to Fight for Self-Driving Cars
Distant Dwarf Planet Makemake Has Its Own Moon!
The dwarf planet Makemake has some company out in the cold, dark depths of the outer solar system. Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a moon orbiting Makemake, which is the second-brightest object in the distant Kuiper ...
Hubble discovers moon orbiting the dwarf planet Makemake
Scientists Discover a Dark Moon in the Distant Solar System
Hubble Telescope Finds Tiny Moon Orbiting Dwarf Planet
Dropbox will now show all your files locally without using any disk space
Dropbox will soon be adding support on both Windows and OS X for placeholder files that create a full view of your cloud-synced files, even if they're not available locally. OneDrive (or rather SkyDrive, as it was called then) in Windows 8.1 was a ...
Box and Dropbox Vie for More Credibility With Businesses
Dropbox Infinite is what OneDrive placeholders should've been
Dropbox looks to declutter your hard drive
Teardown of HTC Vive highlights the headset's differences from Oculus Rift
Today's VR headsets are marvels of miniaturization. And, as iFixit's teardowns show, both the Oculus Rift and HTC's Vive are also remarkably user-friendly when it comes to repair and customization.
iFixit finds a lot of Valve components under the HTC Vive's hood
Google mimics Apple Watch with conveniently swappable 'Mode' Android Wear bands
Taking a page from the simple customization of the Apple Watch, Google on Tuesday announced it is launching a new lineup of Android Wear bands that can be easily replaced to give a wearable device a fresh look. The new "Mode" snap-and-swap watch ...
Google's Latest Step To Make Android Wear Devices More Fashionable
Google's new watchbands let you change your Android Wear's look in a snap
[Hands-On] Google Announces MODE 'Snap-And-Go' Watchbands For Android Wear
New York Times
Sharp Eyes, Keen Ears, and Now Its Very Own Dinosaur Name
New York Times
Matthew C. Lamanna and Rubén D. F. Martínez with bones from Sarmientosaurus musacchioi. Credit Matt Lamanna/Carnegie Museum of Natural History. A rare and finely preserved skull unearthed in Argentina belonged to a dinosaur with a drooping head, ...
Heads up: intact skull sheds light on big, long-necked dinosaurs
New Droopy Dinosaur Hung Its Head Like an Enormous Eeyore
Small-Brained Titanosaur Had Super Senses
The covers come off the huge mirror that the James Webb Space Telescope - the planned successor to Hubble - will use to detect the light from the first stars to shine in the Universe.
Data stolen from a dating website aimed at "beautiful people only" has been found for sale online.