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Apple's iOS Update Could Kill Snapchat, or at Least Make It Even Creepier

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Apple's second attempt at its new iPhone operating system presents a frightening problem for …

Found! 3 super-Earth planets that could support alien life

This artist's impression shows the view from the exoplanet Gliese 667Cd looking towards the planet's parent star (Gliese 667C). Image released on June 25, 2013. ESO/M. Kornmesser<p>The habitable zone of a nearby star is filled to the brim with planets that could support alien life, scientists …

Astronomy

Habitable planets may be easier to find than previously believed

An international team of astronomers, led by the University of Göttingen's Guillem Anglada-Escudé, claims to have identified a certain type of star that may be circled by significantly more habitable planets than researchers generally expect to find. Such stars are smaller than our Sun, requiring …

Cyberattacks Shut Down Major Korean Websites - ABC News

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Cyber-attacks

A tsunami might have struck the East Coast earlier this month, and few noticed

You have probably heard the old adage, "if a tree falls in a forest, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?" Now imagine that same thought experiment, except with a tsunami instead of a tree. That's the intriguing question facing scientists at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Gigabit Internet coming to Seattle for $80 per month

No Google Fiber? No problem. Residents in select neighborhoods in Seattle will have access to gigabit Internet speeds beginning in 2014. Gigabit …

iOS 7 Beta 2 Hints at Hidden iOS 7 Features

Apple is expected to add features to the final version of iOS 7, features that are hidden from view in the various betas that arrive before the iOS 7 …

Google-backed O3b successfully launches its first four satellites into the heavens

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Airanespace<p>At 12:27pm PT Tuesday, four new communications satellites developed by O3b left the ground in French …

Hurry up and put a projector in my phone, Intel

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>For several years now, Intel (s intc) has used its annual Research@Intel event to showcase an interactive projected display. …

Samsung's Galaxy S4 blazes past 100Mbps on Korea's new LTE-Advanced network

At an SK Telecom event in Seoul today, company representatives took the wraps off the world’s first consumer LTE-Advanced network, and it is unbelievably fast. The new standard is the successor to current-generation LTE technology, supporting much higher data transmission speeds — we saw downloads …

Samsung, the Galaxy S 4 Active is not as rugged as we want

Phones are expensive. It’s ironic but true. I find it odd that the average computer can be much more affordable than the average smartphone. …

How the top 25 YouTube channels earned 144B views, 520M comments, and 1B likes

If you want to go big on YouTube, you don’t want do be a big corporate brand or repurpose content from the nightly news. You do want to talk about gaming, entertainment, or comedy — but ideally about gaming. And you most definitely want to have something to say.<p>The top 200 YouTube channels have …

Juniper: 92% of Known Mobile Threats Target Android

Mobile malware is becoming “an increasingly profit-driven business,” according to Juniper Networks, which today released its third annual Mobile Threats Report. The total amount of mobile malware across all mobile platforms grew 155 percent in 2011, while between March 2012 through March 2013, the …

iPhone loses market share in Europe as Android surges

Apple's iPhone is not faring well in two large markets: Western Europe and India.<p>Apple lost market share to Android in Western Europe, according to market researcher IDC.<p>Market trends in Western Europe are not looking good for Apple's iPhone. "Apple's iOS continues to lose ground as market share …

Mobile

Four reasons why Apple’s Passbook is growing on retailers

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Starbucks<p>We still have no leader in mobile payments, but when it comes to digital gift cards Apple’s Passbook is doing …

How Google, Yahoo, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon track you (infographic)

Americans are starting to perk up about privacy after the reveal of a government surveillance program called PRISM. But it’s important to know how tech companies generally track your data and what you’re agreeing to in those terms of service agreements.<p>Google, Facebook, and Yahoo all rely pretty …

Apple’s iPad Officially Replaces Pilot Flight Bags in All American Airlines Cockpits

American Airlines has officially become the latest airline to ditch extremely heavy pilot flight bags in favor of Apple’s iPad for all future …

GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world's communications

Britain's spy agency GCHQ has secretly gained access to the network of cables which carry the world's phone calls and internet traffic and has …

Facebook security glitch affected 6 million users, shared email and phone data

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>Facebook(s fb) published a blog post on Friday afternoon explaining a security glitch that caused the email …