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google-mail-041514.jpg Google changed its terms of service Monday, saying that users' content, including emails, is being analyzed by automated systems. Google said: "Our automated systems analyze your content (including emails) to provide you personally relevant product features, such as customized search results, tailored...

alarmingbug-041014.jpg An alarming bug in software used by million of web servers has exposed sensitive data like passwords and credit card numbers. The bug was discovered by researchers working for Google and security firm Codenomicon. The bug was present in OpenSSL, a software library that encrypts sensitive data in large...

smartphonesecurity-040814.jpg Cybersecurity researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new security system called LatentGesture that actively monitors how you tap and swipe on your smartphone screen or tablet and identifies you based on that. Your basic phone security with passwords and gestures are useful,...

InternetScan-032614.jpg Researchers at the University of Twente have come up with a system to scan Internet traffic for illegal photographs. A statement from the university says the system could prove helpful in tracking child pornography. Despite the apparent intentions of the project, a system that scans Internet traffic...

Nokia has launched the Pocket Magnifier app that allows Windows phone users to use the phone camera as a magnifying glass. Created in collaboration with the Royal National Institute of Blind people, the app comes in handy for users with weaker vision. Users can zoom in and out, tap to focus, freeze...

FireChat-032114.jpg A new iPhone app FireChat from the San Francisco-based start-up Open Garden uses the multipeer connectivity framework that Apple introduced in iOS 7 to let users chat with each other, reports indicate. Without using Internet connections, the framework connects Apple devices directly through Bluetooth...