The company's legal department determined that it had the right to go through a private e-mail account, citing a leak of proprietary Microsoft code.
Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.
The rubbish receptacles were all about serving up targeted ads -- a trick that required them to track phone data of passersby.
Legal and tech specialists debate whether open Wi-Fi networks should be fair game for sniffing, but they agree that the law is currently unclear on the issue.
On the Upper West Side, locals object to a sidewalk cafe where people allegedly do awful things such as have Internet dates.
In an interview with CNET, Seeing Machines CEO Ken Kroeger says data collected by his company's eye- and head-tracking tech, which is reportedly being put in GM cars, is only for the driver (currently).
Private messaging isn't so private, say University of New Haven researchers who found Android apps transmitting and storing unencrypted images, chats, screenshots and even passwords.
Exposure to hydrogen sulfide, commonly found in rotten eggs and human flatulence, could have amazing health benefits in small doses, researchers at the University of Exeter say.
From a $0 standing desk to a $30-per-month smartphone plan, Crave's Amanda Kooser is exploring the less expensive side of technology.
As the 1-gigabit-per-second Internet service spreads to more US cities, it’s said the tech giant is also looking at possible Wi-Fi connections.