Documents released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have revealed that a global internet mapping program dubbed Treasure Map has been spying on German telcos' networks, despite US government assurances that the program was not for surveillance purposes, according to a report by Der Spiegel.
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Distributed Denial of Service attacks are increasing by leaps and bounds. Arbor Networks and Google make it possible for you to see just how bad it is.
Users unconvinced that their telco is being truthful about network coverage might be tempted to try out crowd-sourced coverage maps, but are they any more accurate?
Google today released a dedicated Google Maps for iPhone and iPod Touch, three months after Apple opted to go native and remove Google's software from its platform.
4G is finally here, but how good is it? And does it vary depending on where exactly you are? I took to the London Underground to map out some average download and upload speeds around London, to see how EE's 4G fares.
Google has revealed further details of its augmented reality glasses, which pull in information about the wearer's world and sync with Google services.The Project Glass technology will be designed to let wearers see calendar, maps, search and most features of the Google+ social network while carrying out day-to-day activities, Google has confirmed.
Google has upgraded its Maps service to include live information about disruptions to the London Underground network in order to try and help the 31 million expected visitors to the city avoid trouble spots and delays in the capital during the Olympics this summer.
The iOS app for the Google+ social network has been updated to support the iPod Touch and the iPad.Google unveiled its social network at the end of June, and the iOS app arrived less than a month later.
A new platform for gene discovery: the protein-protein interaction map reveals Koosh balls of molecular pathways in the brains of people with autism, now linked to hundreds of genetic mutations.
Vodafone has this week released a coverage checker tool on its website that shows the quality of signal that customers can expect in their area, and it's a good start.
The New York-based website crowd-sources funds for creative projects and tech innovations, from robots and gadgets to software and hardware
The Guardly app is now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch, providing one touch connection to a personal safety network and authorities during times of stress and disaster.
How we see color has always been a little mysterious. Scientists figured out the circuitry behind the signals that give us color vision.
At a press conference in Perth today, Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Communications Minister Stephen Conroy released maps detailing the fibre, wireless and satellite footprint of the National Broadband Network (NBN).
Telstra and Optus say a proposal by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to publish infrastructure location information could be a risk to security.
Optus is considering pursuing legal action over a set of 3G coverage maps which Telstra has produced in an effort to show the dominance of its Next G network over the SingTel subsidiary's own mobile offering.
Telstra has taken a swipe at Optus by publishing a set of maps showing the national mobile coverage of both carriers, accompanied by statements putting down its competitor's network.
Recession brings tech to the forefront for people managers
Ninety-one percent of iPhone users would recommend Apple's flagship mobile device to a friend or colleague and 88 percent would recommend the iPod touch, according to data from mobile ad network AdMob.
This is music to my ears: AT&T is opening up to Sling Media and allowing streaming of their SlingPlayer app for the iPhone (and iPod Touch) over the 3G network. I might be breaking down and paying the $30 for that upgrade app now.