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iDonate: Apple CEO to give away multimillion fortune to charity
Apple’s Chief Executive Tim Cook will be joining a number of other high-profile CEOs in donating his fortune to various charities.

27.03.2015 04:10

New texting app allows users to ‘un-send’ messages, guarantees privacy
A new server-less mobile app has been developed as an answer to “text regret.” It enables users to delete unwanted messages while maintaining privacy with advanced encryption algorithms.

25.03.2015 20:22

Tesla updates software to roll out driverless cars in three months
Seeing a Tesla is about to get a lot more wild, as the company is preparing to install its self-driving software in the Model S fleet. The autopilot feature will only work on highways... as the technology may not yet be legal in the US.

20.03.2015 19:46

​New iOS app encrypts communications between major smart phones
Privacy experts are hailing the release this week of an update for a smart phone messaging app that for the first time enables cross-device end-to-end encryption, securing voice calls and texts sent between iPhones and Androids like never before.

02.03.2015 18:15

Cracked cantaloupe shows bulletproof baseball cap will save your melon
Body armor is heavy, unwieldy and impractical for everyday use. And bulletproof vests, which can be worn under clothing, don’t protect the head from a kill shot. One company aims to solve those issues with an impenetrable, yet inconspicuous baseball cap.

27.02.2015 18:22

Apple worth more than double nearest runner-up Exxon
Apple’s shares continue to soar, setting record highs. Its market cap has now reached $765 billion, which means the company has pulled off the rare feat of being worth twice as much as the second-place publicly traded US company – Exxon.

23.02.2015 20:18

​Gemalto says SIM cards ‘secure’ despite NSA, GCHQ hacking claim
Gemalto – the world’s largest SIM card manufacturer – says its SIM products are secure, despite leaked documents that say its encryption codes were stolen by the NSA and GCHQ. The conclusion is the result of a preliminary investigation, the company says.

23.02.2015 18:02

‘Unhackable’: Russian firm develops totally surveillance-proof smartphone
Russia is entering the post-Snowden world with style. Its own anti-surveillance smartphone prototype, equipped with the latest in cutting-edge cybersecurity and intended for corporate users, is currently being tested.

19.02.2015 10:09

Apple awarded patent for virtual reality headset
Tech giant Apple has won a patent for an iPhone-compatible headset that would display virtual reality images, putting the company in competition with the likes of Google and Samsung in the virtual reality market.

18.02.2015 17:00

​16mn devices infected in 2014: Hack attacks on mobiles growing rapidly, security firm says
Malware attacks on mobile devices by hackers and spammers are steadily on the rise, with a total of 16 million devices infected in 2014, according to a new report. Hackers are mostly after credit cards and banking information.

16.02.2015 15:35

Addictive devices: Japanese girls spend 7 hours daily on their mobile phones… sometimes 15
Japanese high-school girls spend an average of seven hours a day on a mobile phone, new figures show. And 10 percent of the age group spends up to a staggering 15 hours using the phone each day.

10.02.2015 08:59

US police employ radar to ‘look’ through walls - report
Dozens of US law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, have used radar devices that allow them to “see” through walls of buildings to monitor human activity, a new report states. This has led to questions regarding how legal these tactics are.

20.01.2015 16:27