The threat of breaching the Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tags that help automated identification of your mobile phone, passport, credit cards, access passes and others could soon be mitigated, thanks to the new security features researchers are developing.
With the power of technology and legal clout, many experts agree that 2017 could be the tipping point in the global battle against human trafficking and modern slavery.
More than 12 inmates at the Punitive and Correctional Department in Sharjah took part in a highly engaging and innovative technology workshop built around the Arduino programming system. The event was organised by Sharjah’s Department of eGovernment, DeG, in collaboration with the Sharjah Police G.H.Q.
While merrily chirping, dancing and posing for selfies, a robot named Pepper looks like another expensive toy at a San Francisco mall. But don’t dismiss it as mere child’s play.
Downtown Havana resident Margarita Marquez says she received a special Christmas gift this year: web access at home, a rarity in a country with one of the lowest internet penetration rates in the world.
John Redfield watches with pride as his son moves a laser-guided precision saw the size of a semi-truck wheel into place over a massive panel of wood.
What distinguishes mainstream news sites from those devoted to fake news or other hyper-partisan takes on events? It’s not just the stories they run, but also the way they use online technology that tracks readers and shows them ads, according to a new study by a web analytics firm.
Facebook already knows a lot about your online activities and you are pretty much aware of it. But a new media investigation has revealed that the social networking giant buys data on your offline activities without your knowledge. Continue reading Revealed: Facebook buys data on what you do offline
The function of social media networks has evolved in recent years faster than anyone expected. Continue reading How social media is influencing online shopping
A giant South Korean-built manned robot that walks like a human but makes the ground shake under its weight has taken its first baby steps.