Thousands of UK children are being recruited for the Study of Cognition, Adolescents and Mobile Phones, or SCAMP – the world’s largest study on the impact mobile phones have on memory and attention span. The project will examine whether mobiles and other wireless devices affect children’s ability to make decisions and process information.
South Korean tech giant Samsung is looking into ways to add advanced biometrics to its future smartphones and tablets that include new authentication methods for mobile devices such as iris detection.
After much speculation about a mysterious UFO over the skies of Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee, Google finally admitted the object was one of the balloons they were testing for Project Loon to provide high-speed wireless Internet access to the world’s remote areas.
Google has warned people against wearing its Glass eyewear for long periods after receiving complaints from users suffering pain after wearing the hi-tech glasses. The company said it takes time to adjust to the technology and that the glasses are not intended for long-term use.
Several Bitcoin exchanges, including Mt. Gox, have been subpenaed in an investigation looking for any possible ties to shuttered online drug marketplace Silk Road.
Deleted files on your PC’s hard drive can often be recovered. But there are steps that you can take to protect your data. This guide shows you how.