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Jury awards Michael Jordan big win, $8.9M for name's use

CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors at a civil trial focused on the market value of Michael Jordan's identity handed him a major win Friday, ordering a …

Biometric Security: From Selfies To Walking Gaits

The payments industry, facing the risk of increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks and various types of credit card fraud, has begun incorporating various types of biometric technology to enhance security and prevent breaches.<p>As recently reported, MasterCard is launching a facial recognition …

Tesla hackers explain how they did it at Defcon

<i>Note: As stated below, Tesla has already patched many of the vulnerabilities discussed here in a recent patch.</i><p>LAS VEGAS -- It is very difficult to hack a Tesla Model S, but it's not impossible. Last week, researchers Kevin Mahaffey and Marc Rogers demonstrated that they were able to remotely unlock …

Information Security

Drones may get better cell service thanks to an old ambulance

Aerial internet connections will likely be crucial for courier drones and other robotic aircraft, but modern-day cell towers are usually designed to serve people on the ground, not machines in the skies. What to do? Carnegie Mellon researchers might have an answer. They've converted an old …

Cellular Networks

Baidu's 'Medical Robot': Chinese Search Engine Reveals Its AI for Health

A voice search WebMD is one of the company's earliest AI products since tapping a star researcher from Google.<p>On a recent trip to Beijing, Wei Fan, a researcher for Baidu in Sunnyvale, Calif., had to deal with his mother’s unexpected ailment. Her knee ached. The wait to see doctors in the city is …

Declassified photos show the US's final preparations for the only nuclear weapons attacks in history

A lot has been established about the immediate preparations for the dropping of the bombs, known as "Little Boy" and "Fat Man," which were loaded onto airplanes on the North Field airbase on Tinian Island, part of the Northern Mariana Islands to the south of Japan.<p>Until recently few photographs …

War

Why walk? Ride this portable personal transporter instead

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Here's something I find bonkers.<p>People slide their Lexuses into a mall parking lot and desperately drive around until they can find a spot as close as possible to the mall.<p>Sometimes, it takes them 10 or 15 …

Portable

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

Psychology

FBI called in after Texas police officer shoots dead unarmed 19-year-old

Texas police on Sunday were trying to figure out what prompted a black teenager to drive his car into a car dealership, and why a white police officer still in training shot the unarmed 19-year-old four times.<p>Texas officer who killed unarmed college athlete never shot gun before<p>Read more<p>Christian …

Law Enforcement