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Pinpointing landmines from the air

Company uses UAVs to scan and map minefields from air.

By January 22, 2009


Researchers to demo rootkit on Android phone

Defcon demo to show rootkit running on an Android-based smartphone that could give an intruder full access to all the functions of the device.

By June 2, 2010


Microsoft races to plug IE hole after exploit code released

Software giant's patch process speeds up after researcher releases code on Net that can be used to target the vulnerability and take over PCs.

By March 15, 2010


Yahoo hopes users will help pinpoint photos

Company will start telling people where it thinks Flickr photos were taken, but people can correct the photo-sharing site's misconceptions. Call it crowdsourced cartography.

By May 14, 2008


CROSSHAIRS to protect vehicles against bullets, RPGs

DARPA contracts to mount threat detection and countermeasure systems on MRAPs designed to locate and engage enemy shooters.

By November 20, 2009


Report: Countries prepping for cyberwar

U.S., Israel, Russia, China, and France are gearing up for cyberoffensives, according to a new McAfee report.

By November 16, 2009


Apple releases iPhone Configuration Utility 2.1

Apple's iPhone Configuration Utility 2.1, released last week, isn't designed as an end-user troubleshooting tool--it's really meant to help enterprise users create configuration profiles for device deployment.

By October 1, 2009


Kernel_task process taking up an inordinate amount of CPU

There have been many reports, especially with MacBook Air and other laptop owners, where the Mac OS X "kernel_task" process takes up a large amount of CPU when checked in Activity Monitor. When this happens, the computer may run slower and also may app

By August 11, 2009


Offender Locator for iPhone tracks sex offenders (review)

Offender Locator for iPhone tracks registered sex offenders and displays them on a map using your current location via the iPhone GPS.

By August 5, 2009


GoodFood App - The Dinner Saver

GoodFood from GoodRec.com is an amazing application that finds restaurants based on your current location.

By July 21, 2009