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After NSA Targeting, Google Researcher Exposes 'Trivial' Antivirus Hacking

Earlier this week, fresh Edward Snowden leaks showed how the National Security Agency (NSA) targeted a range of foreign antivirus firms. It was no surprise intelligence agencies were interested in exploiting antivirus; such security software has access to most files across operating systems, from …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Google’s New Health Wearable Delivers Constant Patient Monitoring

Often when we think of the wearable tech category, we imagine consumer-focused general purpose devices like Fitbit’s range or the Apple Watch. Google has unveiled a new niche device that’s designed to do serious work in a specific setting, however, with a health-focused wristband that provides …

Wearable Tech

Apple, Will You Drive My Car?

Apple is taking the idea of a car phone to the next level with the CarPlay platform —Apple's iOS solution for the car.<p>Promoted as a "smarter, safer …

Facial recognition technology: Is Orwell’s fiction our reality?

Talks on a code of practice for facial recognition technology have fallen apart in the US. So, who is watching us and why?<p>Smartphones can track our movements, credit cards have a record of our purchases, and now, thanks to advances in facial recognition technology, companies and governments will …


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Touchdown! Comet Landing to Offer Clues to Solar System's Birth

The landing of a European spacecraft on a craggy comet will provide a "quantum leap forward" for our understanding of the icy bodies.<p>Scientists "soft-landed" a space probe on a comet for the first time on Wednesday, capping a ten-year, four-billion-mile journey.<p>The European Space Agency's Rosetta …

Weather warning: enormous waves to batter British coast on 'Black Wednesday'

Coastal areas of Britain could experience power cuts, falling trees and travel disruption as an Atlantic storm hits Britain<p>Britain’s coastline will be battered with ‘exceptionally large’ waves on Wednesday with conditions so bad at sea that the RNLI has already dubbed it ‘Black Wednesday.’<p>A storm …