Supreme Court says warrant necessary for phone location data in win for privacy - CNET Supreme Court says warrant necessary for phone location data in win for privacy     - CNET

US justices say law enforcement needs a warrant to follow your digital footprints.

June 22, 2018, 17:50
World's tiniest 'computer' makes a grain of rice seem massive World's tiniest 'computer' makes a grain of rice seem massive

You didn't think scientists would let IBM's "world's smallest computer" boast go unchallenged, did you? Sure enough, University of Michigan has produced a temperature sensing 'computer' measuring 0.04 cubic millimeters, or about a tenth the size of I...

June 23, 2018, 23:59
In the immigration debate, one picture powers thousands of tweets - CNET In the immigration debate, one picture powers thousands of tweets     - CNET

A photo of a crying toddler went viral on social media and helped put a face on a controversial story. It’s not the first time.

June 21, 2018, 18:01
Tesla will charge for 'premium' internet on new cars starting July 1st

Ever since Tesla started offering cellular data access in its cars, there's been the implication that it would eventually charge for service. In 2014, it indicated that would start charging in 2018. Four years later, that moment is at hand... altho...

yesterday, 20:01
Security researcher bypasses iPhone's limit on passcode attempts

It's not easy breaking into a locked iPhone. Try too many times and you can get locked out for years, even decades, or lose the device's data altogether. That's why law enforcement had to put pressure on Apple to unlock the San Bernardino shooter's i...

June 23, 2018, 20:48
Mercedes pulls its plug-in hybrids to prepare for new models Mercedes pulls its plug-in hybrids to prepare for new models

We hope you weren't dead set on buying one of Mercedes' existing plug-in hybrids, as they won't be long for this world. Autocar has learned that Mercedes has stopped producing PHEV versions of the C-Class, E-Class, S-Class and GLE. This doesn't mea...

June 23, 2018, 22:20
Ben Heck's Alexa clock crane Ben Heck's Alexa clock crane

While the element14 Community is running a design challenge to help those with mental and physical impairments (which you can join in on), Sean and Connor Miller work with Ben, Felix and Karen to help a family member with multiple sclerosis. Watc...

yesterday, 14:30
Scientists are building a DNA database to fight illegal logging Scientists are building a DNA database to fight illegal logging

DNA evidence could put criminals behind bars, but only if there's something to compare it to. That's why a project that aims to combat illegal logging is now building a DNA database of trees, which could help authorities determine if logs being sold...

yesterday, 1:42
Algeria shuts down internet during exams to curb cheating

Algeria is not kidding around when it comes to exam cheats this year. The country is shutting off internet access for both mobile and fixed line connections for an hour after each high school diploma exam starts. Officials hope the move will stop any...

June 22, 2018, 0:37
'Fortnite' could partially lose the one thing that makes it unique 'Fortnite' could partially lose the one thing that makes it unique

To build, or not to build? In 2011, Epic Games took a gamble on an unconventional survival shooter called Fortnite. The far-reaching maps and signature weaponry were all there in the main game, but a new breed of battle royale would shake up the genr...

June 22, 2018, 14:32