Qarnot, a heater manufacturing company based out of France, may have come up with one of the most innovative uses of cryptocurrency. That is to take the heat generated by mining cryptocoins and use it to heat your home.
Academics from the University of Michigan have shown that one single malicious car could trick US-based smart traffic control systems into believing an intersection is full and force the traffic control algorithm to alter its normal behavior, and indirectly cause traffic slowdowns and even block street intersections.
Facebook rolled out today a new section on its mammoth site, a section where users can find jobs and businesses can advertise job openings.
Strava, a fitness tracking application that logs users' movements as they cycle, surf, or jog, has accidentally exposed or confirmed the location of various military bases and facilities all over the world.
A trio of Secret Service agents, DHS investigators, and West Hartford (Connecticut) police officers have arrested a man who they believe is at the center of a massive fraud operation through which he stole Dell computer parts worth more than $7 million.
Facebook has bought Confirm, a Boston-based government ID verification service, which Facebook will most likely use to confirm the identities of suspicious accounts in its fight against fake accounts used to spread political propaganda.
A survey of 1,700 bug bounty hunters registered on the HackerOne platform reveals that top white-hat hackers make on average 2.7 times more money than the average salary of a software engineer in the same country.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced yesterday that Facebook will revamp its News Feed content ranking algorithm to prioritize updates from friends and family members.
Deep convolutional neural networks (CNN) have become a popular tool for image generation and restoration, with a few algorithms released in the last months of 2017 that achieve spectacular results when it comes to recovering and reconstructing corrupted or low-quality images.
Japanese scientists have discovered a new polymer glass that can heal itself and could be used as screen material for smartphones, TVs, PCs, laptops, tablets, and other electronics equipment.
In the last five years, users have reported the same bug to the Chrome team for 43 times. In reality, the issue users found is not a bug at all.
A letter sent out by a US ISP warns customers that by engaging in persistent online piracy they will force the company to downgrade their access plan to the minimum, and customers may have problems with controlling various devices, including smart thermostats, which may cause some problems for users in the dead of winter.
Princeton privacy experts are warning that advertising and analytics firms can secretly extract site usernames from browsers using hidden login fields and tie non-authenticated users visiting a site with their profiles or emails on that domain.
Facebook has started rolling out an update to its photo tagging system that will now scan newly uploaded photos and alert all the users it recognizes in that image by default.
Today, the Freedom of the Press Foundation and the Guardian Project have launched a new Android application named Haven that will transform a phone into a mini-surveillance kit that can be used to record nearby surroundings in case of intrusions.
Facebook launched a new feature yesterday that will help account owners detect phishing attacks against their Facebook profile.
Facebook announced today that they are going to begin fighting back against spammy posts that use "engagement baiting" to increase reach by encouraging people to like, share, or comment.
PHP got a whole lot more secure this week with the release of the 7.2 branch, a version that improves and modernizes the programming language's support for cryptography and password hashing algorithms.
Facebook is running tests of a new CAPTCHA system that requires users to upload a clear photo of their face to prove the account is not fake and belongs to a new person.