A well-known researcher specializing in website security has strongly criticized safety on Google, arguing the world's biggest search engine needlessly puts its millions of users at risk.
"Google is and will be and always has been vulnerable," Robert Hansen, CEO of secTheory, told a standing-room-only audience at the Defcon security conference in Las Vegas. "They haven't been open with consumers. Ultimately, this all comes down the the fact that they just want to track you guys."
Aug. 7, 2008 -- DNA extracted from a 38,000-year-old Neanderthal bone has just enabled scientists to sequence the complete mitochondrial genome for the human-like species, according to a paper that will be published tomorrow in the journal Cell.
Georgia's president says he will declare martial law shortly as the UN Security Council holds an emergency meeting to discuss the worsening crisis in the country.
WASHINGTON -- While most of the country is trying to avoid salmonella by not eating jalapeno peppers, Dr. Neil Forbes is embracing the bacteria to help fight a deadly disease: cancer.
Dr. Forbes, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, is arming the toxin to burrow itself into tumors and eat cancer cells. A handful of other researchers across the country are using powerful bacteria, such as salmonella, to target tumors.
Today we’re announcing the expansion of our closed beta test for PlayStation Home to begin at the end of the month.
Later today, the PLAYSTATION Store will be updated with a PlayStation Home theme. By downloading the theme, users are submitting an application to join the PlayStation Home Beta test community. We will be using a variety of criteria including activity on the PLAYSTATION Network to determine eligibility for the Beta community. Existing beta testers have automatically qualified to be part of the expanded beta.
TV shows are by far the most wanted files via BitTorrent, and according to some, it’s fast becoming the modern day TiVo. But what are all those people downloading?
The top 10 most downloaded DVDrips on BitTorrent, “Hancock” tops the chart this week.
There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies.
Your mobile phone can actually be a life saver or an emergency tool for survival.
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Russian scientists say they have reached the bottom of the world's deepest body of fresh water - Lake Baikal in Siberia
Chip giant Intel is teaming up with web firm Yahoo and hardware company HP to create virtual research centres for cloud computing
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THE US Child Online Protection Act has once again been ruled unconstitutional.
A court of appeals in Philadelphia upheld the 2007 decision that the law violated the First Amendment, which is supposed to prevent Congress from passing laws which stifle free speech.
1956: A Bell X-2 rocket plane sets the record for fastest speed by an aircraft, reaching Mach 2.87, or more than 1,900 mph, 60,000 feet above the dry lake bed at Edwards Air Force Base, California.
The X-2 Starbuster, an experimental plane built by Bell Aircraft to test stability and control at supersonic speeds, made its debut in June 1952. Two were built, but only one became operational: The other was lost in a captive-flight explosion that killed its pilot in 1953.