How your smartphone use could affect your credit

How your smartphone use could affect your credit

Lenders are looking at smartphone metadata to help develop an approximate credit score for those who don't have much credit.

Study: Self-driving cars will make a lot of people sick

Study: Self-driving cars will make a lot of people sick

A recent study concluded that self-driving cars could cause an increase in motion sickness.

Florida teen charged with felony hacking for using password his teacher showed him

Florida teen charged with felony hacking for using password his teacher showed him

After using an administrator password, which was just his teacher's last name, to log into his middle school's network and change the background image to a photo of two men kissing, a 14-year-old found himself and charged with a...

How Connecticut set itself up to be the first gigabit state

How Connecticut set itself up to be the first gigabit state

Connecticut is moving ahead with a statewide gigabit broadband initiative after resolving a surprisingly simple, but common, issue standing in the way of fiber deployment.

Why augmented reality is expected to be four times bigger than virtual reality

Why augmented reality is expected to be four times bigger than virtual reality

Although virtual reality products like Oculus Rift have attracted more attention lately, augmented reality devices like Google Glass might have more potential in the market.

Broken NFC terminals, lack of retail support stifling Apple Pay usage

Broken NFC terminals, lack of retail support stifling Apple Pay usage

A new study says Apple Pay's early adopters have had trouble finding places to use the NFC mobile payment app.

For $60, you can hack a connected car

For $60, you can hack a connected car

A former Tesla intern is selling a completely open source tool to hack connected car systems.

Another Bitcoin robbery: Evolution drug market closes, taking $11.7 million

In what appears to be a Mt. Gox-style demise, the internet's largest black market has shut down and its creators are believed to have taken their users' Bitcoins with them.

Some cybercriminals are improving customer service for their victims

Some cybercriminals are improving customer service for their victims

For those behind ransomware scams, customer service is becoming increasingly important.

Solar panels built into smartphone screen to solve the battery-life crisis

Solar panels built into smartphone screen to solve the battery-life crisis

A prototype shown at Mobile World Congress 2015 incorporated solar-power technology into a smartphone's touchscreen to make it accessible even after the battery has died.

Wireless carriers aren't complying with cellphone unlocking agreement

Wireless carriers aren't complying with cellphone unlocking agreement

The FCC is celebrating wireless carriers for changing course on cellphone unlocking. But are they really?

How will the Apple Watch succeed where Android Wear has struggled?

How will the Apple Watch succeed where Android Wear has struggled?

Given how slow the rest of the smartwatch market has grown, can the Apple Watch meet its high expectations?

How wireless carriers prepared for Super Bowl XLIX

How wireless carriers prepared for Super Bowl XLIX

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile all saw a heavy increase in data use at Super Bowl XLIX.

Virtual reality headsets are coming to airlines

Virtual reality headsets are coming to airlines

An Australian airline appears to be ahead of the pack in giving virtual reality headsets for in-flight entertainment.

FTC's unrealistic Internet of Things report calls for smaller data

FTC's unrealistic Internet of Things report calls for smaller data

The FTC issued a report on Internet of Things privacy and security that only highlights how unresolved the issue still is.

Drug-delivery drones are more common than you'd think

Drug-delivery drones are more common than you'd think

Drug dealers are becoming drone hobbyists.

Why killing Google Glass could ultimately save it

Why killing Google Glass could ultimately save it

The Glass team was fighting an uphill battle. The best course of action was to take Glass out of the spotlight.

Researchers pair augmented reality, connected car to kill the traffic light

Researchers pair augmented reality, connected car to kill the traffic light

When all the cars on the road talk to each other, they'll be able to create their own traffic lights on-demand.

Russia blacklists official Bitcoin websites

Russia blacklists official Bitcoin websites

Cryptocurrencies appear to be on their way to prohibition in Russia.

CES 2015: Why wireless smartphone charging might actually, seriously grow this year

CES 2015: Why wireless smartphone charging might actually, seriously grow this year

Consumers will soon start encountering wireless smartphone charging in their daily lives. Could that be what it takes to get them to start using it?

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