On September 12th, software security specialist Stéphane Chazelas discovered a security flaw in a core component of popular operating systems that run on personal computers, web servers and other connected devices. Within two weeks, the vulnerability was announced publicly and ...

Israel and Hamas have held a tenuous cease-fire since August 26th. In the ‘final’ 20 minutes of the conflict my phone buzzed 36 times thanks to Red Alert: Israel, a smartphone app that sends real time notifications to users whenever ...

If you’ve stayed up to date with our leading popular calumnies, you’ve probably heard of the so-called twilight of the American space program. As the narrative has it, the end of the Space Shuttle program and budgetary constraints has forced ...

The post-modern era we currently live in is in large part defined by the ubiquitous presence of technology. For better or worse, identity and human interaction have been altered by the rise of social media, the accompanying information industry “Big ...

US cybersecurity strategy faces an uncertain future in Washington while the private sector bolsters its ability to respond to cyber attacks In July 2011, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued a five-point strategic initiative, the first of which designated cyberspace ...

Last week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to open the debate over net neutrality to the public. The fundamental question at hand is whether or not companies can pay to have Internet Service Providers (ISPs) deliver their information ...

It has been over two months since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 lost contact with air traffic control and disappeared, triggering the most expansive search and rescue attempt in history. The hunt for Flight 370 continues to this day with a ...

China’s largest e-commerce company, Alibaba, is set to make history in the coming months. Founded in 1999, Alibaba has the potential to set the largest initial public offering (IPO) in the US for a Chinese company and even exceed Facebook’s ...

Where does the Internet come from? Think about this question for a moment. While the answer may seem obvious, the John Q. Public will likely stumble through an explanation of satellite technology and “Wi-Fi clouds” as though the Internet were ...

Xiaomi is outselling Apple in the Chinese smartphone market, and recently announced its plans to expand globally. You may be asking: “Xiao-who?” Well, here is an introduction to the hottest tech company in China, their blueprint for expansion, and what ...