A home science experiment that probed billions of Internet devices reveals that thousands of industrial and business systems offer remote access to anyone.
Smartphones have transformed computing astonishingly quickly. Case in point: a billion devices with Google’s Android software were activated in just five years. No other technology ever drew so many users so fast, according to analyst Horace Dediu of Asymco.
A hacker demonstrates that code can be hidden inside a new computer to put it forever under remote control, even after upgrades to the hard drive or operating system.
The world’s largest electronics retailer thinks stores are an asset in the fight with online retailers.
Three large clinical trials show little benefit to analyzing the genes of patients to find the right dose of blood thinners.
The CEO of Russia’s biggest Internet company explains why he hopes to make a splash in the U.S. app market.
Suneet Singh Tuli, the man behind the ultracheap Aakash 2 tablet, says the West doesn’t understand mobile business in the developing world.
Indoor location technology brings Internet-style tracking to physical spaces.
A material described in Nature could help lead the way to high-efficiency, inexpensive solar cells.
At a Senate hearing, financial regulators, law enforcement, and even the chairman of the Federal Reserve show support for digital currencies.