Sebin S Philip

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Snakebot and quadcopter combo makes for a go-anywhere rescue drone

Everyone has different ideas on what the perfect search-and-rescue robot is, and for a University of Pennsylvania Mod Lab team, it comes in the form of a snake drone-quadcopter chimera. The Hybrid Exploration Robot for Air and Land Deployment or H.E.R.A.L.D. is composed of two snake-like machines …

What is the Shellshock Bash bug and why does it matter?

By now you may have heard about a new bug found in the Bash shell. And unless you're a programmer or security expert, you're probably wondering if you should really worry. The short answer is: Don't panic, but you should definitely learn more about it, because you may be in contact with vulnerable …

Microsoft welcomes Marmalade developers to Windows Phone

We’re committed to the success of the developer community, and we’ve been proactively working with third-party development tool vendors to ensure …

Lytro Adds 3-D Viewing Capability to Its Living Images, Apple Online Store as Distributor

Lytro is unlocking another feature for images taken with its light-field cameras, enabling all photos ever taken with the devices to be displayed in …

Apple Starts Shipping iPad Mini With Retina Display Today

Apple said today that shipping of the iPad mini with the Retina display is getting under way. Announced on Oct. 22 without a specific launch date, an …

With commercial release of Cloud Foundry, Pivotal aims for broad corporate PaaS adoption

More than a year in the making — first at VMware(s vmw) and then at Pivotal — Pivotal’s commercial distribution of the Cloud Foundry PaaS will be …

Capture 360-degree panoramas with the throwable Panono ball

Two years ago, Jonas Pfeil posted a video to YouTube about a funny-looking ball he’d created that was filled with cameras and could capture panoramas of the entire world around it. Three and a half million people have watched that video in the time since, and with all the attention, Pfeil has been …

Google Glass Expanding Into Music

The futuristic online glasses known as Google Glass will add music functions over the next two weeks for the few thousand “Explorers” beta-testing …

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Samsung and Intel find 36 more companies to back Tizen, their Android competitor

Open source Linux-based operating system Tizen is now in partnership with 36 companies including eBay, Konami, McAfee, Panasonic, and The Weather Channel. The deal was announced by the Tizen Association, which says it aims to broaden support for the OS.<p>The operating system is born from the ashes of …

"What Is That Box?" — When The NSA Shows Up At Your Internet Company

For nine months, this Utah ISP had a little black box in the corner, courtesy of the NSA. Its owner tells his story.<p><i>Pete Ashdown, CEO of XMission, an internet service provider in Utah, knows. He received a Foreign Intelligence Service Act (FISA) warrant in 2010 mandating he let the feds monitor one</i> …