Wed 16 April, 2014
06:45 German researchers hack Galaxy S5 fingerprint login - PCWorld Sci/Tech - Google News
German researchers hack Galaxy S5 fingerprint login
It took just four days for German researchers to trick the Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanner into accepting a mold of a fingerprint instead of a real finger. Despite fingerprint authentication being one of the headline features on Samsung's new flagship ...
Samsung readies first Tizen phone launch for end of Q2
Samsung Galaxy S5 costs $256 to build, $50 more than iPhone 5s
Samsung Galaxy S5′s fingerprint scanner can be easily breached, prove ...
06:38 Borked Bitcoin bunker MtGox in administration: Lawyer seizes control - Register Sci/Tech - Google News
Borked Bitcoin bunker MtGox in administration: Lawyer seizes control
Collapsed Bitcoin exchange MtGox has been put into administration by a court in Japan, where the website is based, after it became clear the site's chances of recovery are nil. The biz, seeking to rebuild itself after losing half a billion dollars in BTC, was ...
Troubled Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox reportedly asks court to be liquidated
Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles 'Not Willing' To Go To America ...Yet
Mt. Gox gives up; 'no prospects' for business
06:35 Uber Taxi Ban in Brussels Is 'Crazy,' EU Commissioner Kroes Says - Businessweek Sci/Tech - Google News
Uber Taxi Ban in Brussels Is 'Crazy,' EU Commissioner Kroes Says
A Brussels court's decision to ban cars using Uber Technologies Inc.'s taxi application from picking up passengers in the city is “crazy” and protects a “cartel,” European Union Commissioner Neelie Kroes said. “This decision is not about protecting or helping ...
Uber still offering rides in Belgium despite court order
Kroes slams Belgium for banning taxi reservation app
€10000 fines threat for Uber taxis in Brussels
06:03 Guy Kawasaki takes evangelist job with Canva - ZDNet Sci/Tech - Google News
Guy Kawasaki takes evangelist job with Canva
Australian online graphic design platform startup, Canva, announced today it has taken on Apple's former chief evangelist, Guy Kawasaki, to help build its brand internationally. Kawasaki was Apple's chief evangelist in the 1980s and has since become an ...
Can Apple's former top evangelist 'democratize' design Down Under?
Guy Kawasaki Joins Australian Design Startup Canva As Chief Evangelist
Guy Kawasaki Aims to Democratize Design Through Aussie Startup Canva
05:50 Twitter Announces Gnip Acquisition For Better Data Analysis - Headlines & Global News Sci/Tech - Google News
Headlines & Global News
Twitter Announces Gnip Acquisition For Better Data Analysis
Headlines & Global News
Twitter announced Tuesday that it has acquired social data provider Gnip to better deliver aggregated data that can help various businesses find trends, breaking news, connect with customers and more. Twitter, the popular micro blogging site, said it acquired ...
Twitter buys Gnip, one of only four companies with 'firehose' access
Wall St's DROOLING as Twitter GULPS DOWN analytics firm Gnip
Twitter shares soar in wake of Gnip acquisition
05:38 MtGox exchange put in administration BBC News - Technology
The Bitcoin exchange MtGox has been placed in administration by a Japanese court and it is expected that bankruptcy proceedings will be started.
05:27 'Blood moon' sets off apocalyptic debate among some Christians - Washington Post Sci/Tech - Google News
'Blood moon' sets off apocalyptic debate among some Christians
Could a series of “blood moon” events be connected to Jesus' return? Some Christians think so. In the wee hours of Tuesday (April 15) morning, the moon slid into Earth's shadow, casting a reddish hue on the moon. There are about two lunar eclipses per ...
Photos: Blood moon, total lunar eclipse on full display
Skywatchers mesmerised with glimpse of `Blood Moon` in total lunar eclipse
'Blood Moon' Eclipse dazzles sky watchers across North and South America
05:13 Lenovos Chases Your Tax Refund With Low Cost Laptops, AIO Desktops, And ... - Hot Hardware Sci/Tech - Google News
Lenovos Chases Your Tax Refund With Low Cost Laptops, AIO Desktops, And ...
Unless you applied for an extension, the deadline to settle up with Uncle Sam and file your taxes was yesterday. Assuming you did that, you now know how much of a refund you're owed, and Lenovo would like nothing more than for you to spend it on a new ...
Lenovo's banking on motion control and Flex-able laptops with latest releases
Lenovo announces FLEX 2 dual-mode multitouch laptops
Lenovo announces Flex 2
04:43 Hard-disk firm warns of data breach BBC News - Technology
French hard-disk maker LaCie warns that shoppers' credit cards details and logins may have been stolen from its store over a one-year period.
04:33 Glass all gone after one-day sale, Google says - PCWorld Sci/Tech - Google News
Glass all gone after one-day sale, Google says
Google's one-day sale of Google Glass seems to have been a success with all units sold out, a blog post by the search giant suggests. “All spots in the Explorer Program have been claimed for now, but if you missed it this time, don't worry,” the Google Glass ...
Google Glass rolls white models for US citizens
Google Glass customers make a run on off-white frames
Google Glass goes on 'one-day-only' sale in US
01:26 VIDEO: Will Jelly repeat Twitter's success? BBC News - Technology
Biz Stone discusses his new social app Jelly which he hopes will encourage people to help each other out.
01:16 VIDEO: The rise of the hospital Robot BBC News - Technology
Remote presence bots help doctors visit hospital wards
Tue 15 April, 2014
21:40 'Hearthstone' takes on 'Magic: The Gathering' - UConn Daily Campus Sci/Tech - Google News
'Hearthstone' takes on 'Magic: The Gathering'
UConn Daily Campus
The online collectable card game “Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft,” developed by Blizzard Entertainment, has been rapidly gaining popularity in the online game community. The game was released as an open beta in Jan. 2014 and was released to the ...
Play: Blizzard's easy going collectible card game, Hearthstone
17:02 How 3D is changing the shape of lessons BBC News - Technology
How 3D printing is changing the shape of lessons
14:59 Yahoo shares jump despite profit fall BBC News - Technology
Shares in the struggling internet search giant Yahoo surge 9%, despite first-quarter profits falling 20%.
09:18 AUDIO: Google buys high-altitude drone firm BBC News - Technology
Internet giant Google has bought high-altitude drone firm Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum.
08:33 Privacy fears over FBI database BBC News - Technology
A facial recognition database being built by the FBI could contain over 52m images by 2015 causing concern to privacy campaigners
08:12 Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace - Register Sci/Tech - Google News
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Updated Web giant Google is buying Titan Aerospace, presumably to help it blanket the world in internet connectivity beamed from drones and balloons. The acquisition was reported by the WSJ on Monday, and will see the Titan Aerospace team work with ...
Google Swoops Into Drone Market With Titan Purchase
Google Acquires Titan Aerospace, The Drone Company Pursued By Facebook
Google Has Plans For Titan Drones
07:13 Heartbleed may 'slow' web speeds BBC News - Technology
The struggle to fix problems caused by the Heartbleed bug could make web browsing speeds slow to a crawl, warns net monitoring firm Netcraft.
06:14 City to get ultra-fast broadband BBC News - Technology
A new fibre optic network is to be created in York to provide ultra-fast broadband speeds throughout the city.
04:31 MtGox chief refuses to travel to US BBC News - Technology
The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest Bitcoin exchange - refuses to travel to the US to testify about losing large amounts of the virtual currency.
04:27 US Airways apologises for porn tweet BBC News - Technology
US Airways apologises after an explicit photo was sent from its official Twitter account in response to a customer complaint.
Mon 14 April, 2014
19:44 VIDEO: Sensors to prevent pain for amputees BBC News - Technology
Researchers at the University of Southampton have developed three-directional pressure sensors which they say could prevent dangerous sores for thousands of patients
17:41 Sensors to prevent pain for amputees BBC News - Technology
Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.
17:12 3D sound tests carried out by BBC BBC News - Technology
The BBC's attempt to create 3D sound recordings
17:05 Hi-tech start-ups aim for the stars BBC News - Technology
New tech helps small firms shoot for the stars
16:23 NSA stories take Pulitzer Prize BBC News - Technology
The Guardian and Washington Post newspapers share the Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism for a series of stories on US electronic spying.
13:03 Google buys solar drone maker BBC News - Technology
Internet search giant Google buys US high-altitude solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum.
12:19 VIDEO: Mumsnet target of Heartbleed hackers BBC News - Technology
A leading UK site for parents and the Canadian tax authority have both announced they have had data stolen by hackers exploiting the Heartbleed bug.
10:25 Dutch unveil glow in the dark road BBC News - Technology
Streetlights on a 500m stretch of highway in the Netherlands are replaced by glow in the dark road markings in a pilot project.
09:24 Android devices await Heartbleed fix BBC News - Technology
One week after the Heartbleed bug was announced millions of Android devices remain vulnerable to the bug despite Google creating a fix.
08:42 AUDIO: Woman's £2600 Neil Diamond mobile bill BBC News - Technology
A phone user has been charged £2600 for downloading a Neil Diamond album abroad.
08:22 Pentagon eyes drone wi-fi hotspots BBC News - Technology
The US defence department is working on how to use old drones to provide wi-fi in remote locations, such as on the battlefield.
05:27 VIDEO: A week through Google Glass BBC News - Technology
The BBC's Technology Correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones tried out Google Glass for a week, documenting his work and home life.
Sun 13 April, 2014
23:15 Smartphones 'black market' exposed BBC News - Technology
A black market of shops and traders willing to deal in stolen smartphones is exposed by a BBC London undercover investigation.
23:10 A decade of digital downloading BBC News - Technology
From iTunes to Spotify, 10 years of 'legitimate' music services
Sat 12 April, 2014
18:17 How to become a Twitter superstar BBC News - Technology
Tips and tricks to get followed on Twitter