Apple's iPhone and iPad run undisclosed services that allow security features to be bypassed, according to a prominent computer security researcher. In a presentation at the HOPE/X hacking conference in New York on Friday, forensic researcher Jonathan Zdziarski described several undocumented iOS services that can function as backdoors, allowing ...
New York City wants to put its 9,670 payphones back to use by converting them into WiFi hotspots. More than 50 companies are interested in assisting New York's bid to become more connected, including Google, Cisco, Samsung, and IBM. New York believes it should hook up residents of all five boroughs with free Internet access.
Google reversed a policy this week that prevented people from using nicknames, pseudonyms, and other fake names on Google+. Users can now change their Google+ identities, and YouTube users can once again comment anonymously, Google announced.
Dozens of Internet companies on Monday asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to make sure that its forthcoming Internet rules protect net neutrality, the notion that Internet data should be handled on a non-discriminatory basis.
Enterprise mobility is on the rise these days. According to a report by The Times of London, an average mobile worker uses 3.5 devices for work-related purposes each day. A large proportion of this use is associated with people involved in sales.
Ten days ago, Amazon.com penned a letter to Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez that defied the FTC's demand that Amazon enter a consent agreement similar to Apple's to govern its handling of in-app transactions.
There is a Wearable Technology Conference going on in San Francisco this week, and the former head of Google Glass, Babak Parviz, was one of the speakers. He noted what problems Glass still has to solve and it made me realize just how far off the mark Google is with its wearable concept.
The TSA has set out new rules for certain international flights coming in to the United States that require passengers to demonstrate that their mobile devices function as intended. One of the side effects of this, as the site The Verge points out, is that all uncharged mobile devices coming from those locations will be banned from flights. If it doesn't ...