A new U.S. Justice Department legal filing says the United States may hack foreign servers without warrant. The filing was made during the prosecution procedures of Ross Ulbricht, who is believed to be the operator behind the Silk Road illicit drug website.
A new Kickstarter project called the Kano computer kit is being designed to teach kids 6-15 how to build computers and how to code. The kit comes with a wireless keyboard, a speaker, a Wi-Fi adapter, a power cable, and an illustrated instruction manual.
A San-Francisco bartender and his friends who hailed an Uber cab were taken for a ride that ended in violence. Folks who download the Uber app agree to a host of conditions that consumer advocates say absolve the company of liability. Uber claims the service is ultrasafe.
A new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and the University of Utah reveals that complex voice-activated gadgets for cars that allow drivers to send messages or mail require more concentration than a driver who should be focused on the road can afford.
Latin America’s male Pierella luna butterfly uses an optical trick called a reverse color diffraction to attract a mate by seemingly changing color when viewed from different angles. Now, Harvard University researchers have created something called a diffraction grating that allows them to mimic this trick, which could come in handy for security printing.
A host of new developments suggest mobile phones are increasingly becoming the world’s mobile wallets. It remains to be seen which mobile payment model will dominate this market.