At last week’s Google I/O, Nvidia was the big winner. It was showcased in TVs, mobile devices and automotive as the supplier of a key technology. Other brands were mentioned in the keynote, but it was Nvidia that was mentioned most consistently — and its technology apparently was connected to most of the demos. In […]
Police need a warrant to search the cellphone contents of people they have arrested, the United States Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. Warrantless searches, in essence, would impact privacy to a far greater extent than is acceptable. The ruling also applies to individuals stopped for questioning by the authorities, said Jake LaPerruque, the Fellow on Privacy, […]
‘This sends a chilling message to the technology industry’ Yes, that you have to pay for stuff The US Supreme Court has ruled against TV-streaming biz Aereo in its copyright case with US broadcasters.…
Drink beer. Make fuel. Repeat until dependence on fossil fuels ends Over the centuries, urine has been collected for all manner of unpleasant industrial applications. Now, a new research paper suggests pee could be a big contributor to the future of carbon fuel-cell technology.…
Rovi is developing technology that enables cable companies to personalize the TV guide and make it easier to find what you want to watch when you want to watch it. In other words, Rovi wants to make television a lot more like Netflix.
How Twitter killed the movie web site, the best way to request time off work by exploiting your kids, advancing surveillance technology in the workplace (read: spies), and a totally real new startup wants to mail you quarters every month to do laundry.
Apple reportedly is preparing to ship multiple versions of a smartwatch this coming fall, as competition increases in the wearable technology space. Its long-rumored smartwatch reportedly will be available in multiple screen sizes and will include more than 10 sensors that will allow it to track the wearer’s health and fitness metrics, among other information. […]
BlackBerry India has now reduced the price of its Z30 handset even further by dishing out a cash back offer for the same. The premium handset will now be available for Rs 30,000 after a minimum cash back of Rs 5,000 in exchange of your older handset. The cash back would obviously depend on the […]
Andrew Magill The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) is on the hunt for technology or a material that could be packed into a cylinder and rapidly deployed to block access to a specified area. The brief — titled Block Access to Deny Entry (BlockADE)—suggests it could be a “web, wall, blockade or barrier” […]