Australia to trial cloud passports in world-first move
Under a cloud passport, a traveller's identity and biometrics data would be stored in a cloud, so passengers would no longer need to carry their passports and risk having them lost or stolen. DFAT says 38,718 passports were registered as lost or stolen in 2014-15, consistent with the 38,689 reported missing the previous year.
Your 4-step DDoS attack protection plan: What you can learn from Protonmail attack - TechRepublic
Many small and midsize business are vulnerable to denial of service attacks. The best thing you can do is plan ahead. Here's what you can learn from the experience of security experts.
The Internet of Things and the Digital Transformation of Industry
COPENHAGEN -- The Digital Age has brought with it a new way of thinking about manufacturing and operations, and the Internet of Things, which connects devices to the Web and to each other, will change the way we communicate and do business.
It’s Not the Size of the Market, It’s How You Sell To It
You're launching a brand new product with very few precedents. Maybe you run into this question: How do you determine market size for a nonexistent market? If you're asking this question, you might be trying to put numbers into your deck for potential investors to see. The truth is, the people who are going to give you money won't give it to you based on a potential market size. They're going to do it because they believe in your idea and in you as an entrepreneur and hustler.
The Best Ways to Organize All Your Digital Photos
Thanks to digital photography, everyone has a camera in their pocket and pictures are now instantly accessible and shareable. The only drawback is the hassle of managing so many snaps and all the more apps and services that make it even more confusing. Here are the tools you need to know to bring order to your digital photography chaos.
Google Has Been Recording You. Here's How to Delete the Files
This is not "OK Google."
This 3-minute animation will change the way you see the universe | Physics-Astronomy
Carl Sagan long ago said that there are more stars in the universe than there are grains of sand on all of the Earth's beaches. Simultaneously, there are more H2O molecules in just 10 drops of water than there are stars, strange isn’t it? Stretching from the inconceivably small to the unbelievably big, the scale of the universe is mind-bending. So, watch to try to wrap your mind around it.
Semantic Sensors: when webcam count people and street lights dim when no one is around
Video from Springboard The other day I was catching up with neighborhood news, and saw this article about "people counters" in San Francisco's tourist district. These are cameras watching the sidew...
Japanese researchers invent a throwable 'Droideka' drone
Still can't get past those darned light sabers.
Sci-Tech Universe: Could Time Travel Soon Become a Reality? Physicists Simulate Sending Quantum light Particles into the Past
If a time traveler went back in time and stopped their own grandparents from meeting, would they prevent their own birth?That’s the crux of an infamous theory known as the 'grandfather paradox', which is often said to mean time travel is impossible - but some researchers think otherwise. A group of scientists have simulated how time-travelling photons might behave, suggesting that, at the quantum level, the grandfather paradox could be resolved.
Don't throw away your Boarding Pass: its Barcode contains a lot of private data via @Krebs
The next time you’re thinking of throwing away a used boarding pass with a barcode on it, consider tossing the boarding pass into a document shredder instead. Two-dimensional barcodes and QR codes can hold a great deal of information, and the codes printed on airline boarding passes may allow someone to discover more about you, your future travel plans, and your frequent flyer account.
What Non-Smokers Need To Know About Lung Cancer
Why are so many women who have never lit up developing this disease?
Recharge During The Commute: England's New Motorways Power Electric Cars In Motion
England may just be building the highways of the future. This month, the Brits announced a pilot for electric motorways. Yes, that’s correct. You can charge your electric vehicle while driving, minimizing stop times at charging stations and making it easier to do a road trip in a Tesla. The UK [...]
The Nano Lightbulb
Young Duck Kim uses graphene in a novel way
Robots Will Steal Our Jobs, But They’ll Give Us New Ones
The robots might take our jobs. But they'll also create new ones.