Mika Ylisuutari

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How to: Use a password manager to have strong, unique passwords for each website

Evernote, Adobe, even Apple … just a few of the companies who have found their user data compromised by hackers in recent times. The possibility of a hacker being able to access one of your web accounts is worrying enough – but if you use the same email address and password for almost <i>all</i> the …

FYI: What's The Point Of Sex?

Lots of animals reproduce asexually. Why not humans?<p>This may seem obvious. But in evolutionary terms, the benefits of sexual reproduction are not immediately clear. Male rhinoceros beetles grow huge, unwieldy horns half the length of their body that they use to fight for females. Ribbon-tailed …

OpenGlass gives Google Glass real-time augmented reality (video)

To some, Google Glass is nothing more than a notification machine, but there are others who see Glass as an AR headset waiting to happen. OpenGlass is among those looking to give Glass augmented reality powers, and it's figured out how to implement simple AR in real-time. The trick was accomplished …

Apple Seeks Patent For Skype-Style Away Status For Phone Calls, But Set Automatically

In a new patent filing published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider), Apple describes a system for setting essentially an “Away/Available/Busy” style status for receiving phone calls on a smartphone device, but one that updates said status intelligently and automatically using data gathered about …

Google applies for location-based security patent, locks down your phone on the go

Google's knack with location services helps us to get around, but hopefully, that same tech will serve to keep our devices safe in the future. Mountain View has applied to patent a system that modifies your smartphone's security depending on where you are. If you're at home or work, for instance, …

Your identity is probably worth $5 on the black market

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Blazej Lyjak<p>Every day, you log in to your email and your social media accounts to interact with your …

“Why the f*** would I use Yelp?” Investor Bets $5,000 Yelp Will Fail

New York consultant and angel investor Peter Shankman is betting $5,000 Yelp will go out of business or change its operating model by August 2015.<p>Angel investor and publicity guru Peter Shankman is betting $5,000 that Yelp will go out of business or change its operating model in the next two years. …

China's Xiaomi Is Now Valued at $10 Billion

Xiaomi founder Lei Jun has confirmed via Sina Weibo that the company achieved a valuation of $10 billion in its latest funding round, as first noted by Tech in Asia.<p>Rumors had originally suggested the valuation would come in at $9 billion. Last June, Xiaomi closed a round that reportedly valued it …