An industry consortium featuring some of the biggest names in technology – including Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Reddit – is urging the Obama Administration to support a major overhaul of laws governing electronic surveillance.
At a glance, the Yellow Jacket looks like any other iPhone case, albeit a little bulkier – another of the numberless hollow exoskeletons for the most recognizable smartphone on the market. Flipping a small cover at the top of the Yellow Jacket down, however, reveals the sharp prongs of a 650,000-Volt stun gun – making the case protective in more ways than one.
Bitcoin Internet Payment Services, a Denmark-based exchange billing itself as Europe's biggest, was robbed of bitcoins worth more than $1 million in a theft that took place over the course of the past several days.
An expert panel at SC13 Tuesday said that solving the issues posed by modern memory technology will prove key to achieving exascale performance in supercomputing – but there was little agreement on the road map needed.
It's that time again – 2013's second and last Top500 report is out, detailing and ranking the most powerful supercomputers on the planet. Here's our walkthrough of just the top 10, which features a lot of long-standing heavyweights, along with a new face.
Understandably, the most-discussed phones in these Android roundups – which, I'm a bit staggered to realize, have now been going for about 16 months – have generally been the ones at the cutting edge, with the latest technology and the coolest new features.
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