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​How a French vacation shows we need high-tech addresses

Even in the Net era, physical addresses are important in mature and developing economies. That's why companies like Google and What3words offer global location-encoding systems.

By 10 May 2015


​Sigfox finds partners for its contrarian network tech

Messages just 12 bytes long seem absurdly short for networking. But they're the foundation for this French company's growing network business.

By 5 March 2015


Website exposes thousands of security cameras to prove ease-of-breach

Insecam streams home video footage to illuminate weak security protocols.

By 11 November 2014


Working Pip-Boy 3000 designed for astronauts

A 3D-printed prototype wearable designed for astronauts takes its inspiration directly from the screens of the Fallout series.

By 13 May 2014


Get coordinates, quick directions in new Google Maps

It's nice to see Google bringing old features back to Google Maps.

By 1 March 2014


Tinder flaw may have exposed members' exact whereabouts for months

For much of 2013, the dating application was a little too forthcoming with users' locations, according to security researchers.

By 20 February 2014


New image of Mars crater is, well, striking

The violent impact of a space rock on the Martian surface creates a compellingly beautiful image, but good thing no one's home up there.

By 7 February 2014


Garmin launches new dash cams at CES, GPS optional

Garmin's new dashboard cameras automatically record fender benders, bumps, and road incidents in HD.

By 7 January 2014


John Lennon gets his own Mercury impact crater

John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.

By 21 December 2013


New Google Maps for Android moves in on Yelp, Foursquare

Google Maps for Android updates with a refreshed interface for phones, a new tablet design, and enhanced features -- but no Waze.

By 10 July 2013