Researchers: ‘Simjacker’ Attack Silently Tracks Your Phone’s Location

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Both Apple and Google spend a great deal of time and energy strengthening the security of their mobile platforms. No piece of software is perfect, but Android and iOS are overall very secure these days. That doesn’t matter when […]

Tyrannosaurus Rex Had an Air Conditioner Built Into Its Skull: Researchers

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One of the frustrating things about studying long-extinct animals is how thoughtless they were. Dinosaurs — already factually* proven to be the coolest creatures to ever exist — were terribly bad at leaving us good examples of their soft […]

Google to pay security researchers who find Android apps and Chrome extensions misusing user data – gpgmail

[ad_1] Google said it will pay security researchers who find “verifiably and unambiguous evidence” of data abuse using its platforms. It’s part of the company’s efforts to catch those who misuse user data collected through Android apps or Chrome extensions — and to avoid its own version of a scandal like Cambridge Analytica, which saw […]

Researchers look into keeping autonomous vehicles from becoming mobile vomitoriums – gpgmail

[ad_1] If you’re like me, and I’m just going to assume most of you are, motion sickness is a serious consideration on any car trip where you’re not driving. So what are we supposed to do in self-driving vehicles? Researchers are finally looking into this question with an experiment designed to see just what makes […]

Privacy researchers devise a noise-exploitation attack that defeats dynamic anonymity – gpgmail

[ad_1] Privacy researchers in Europe believe they have the first proof that a long-theorised vulnerability in systems designed to protect privacy by aggregating and adding noise to data to mask individual identities is no longer just a theory. The research has implications for the immediate field of differential privacy and beyond — raising wide-ranging questions […]

Biotech researchers venture into the wild to start their own business – gpgmail

[ad_1] Jorge Conde is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he leads investments at the cross section of biology, computer science and engineering. Much of Silicon Valley mythology is centered on the founder-as-hero narrative. But historically, scientific founders leading the charge for bio companies have been far less common. Developing new drugs is slow, […]

MIT researchers are working on AI-based knitting design software that will let anyone, even novices, make their own clothes – gpgmail

[ad_1] The growing popularity of 3D printing machines and companies like Thingiverse and Shapeways have given previously unimaginable powers to makers, enabling them to create everything from cosplay accessories to replacement parts. But even though 3D printing has created a new world of customized objects, most of us are still buying clothes off the rack. […]