A Kurdish inventor builds a secret screen for the iPhone that enables only the user to see the contents by wearing special glasses. Liane Wimhurst reports. Continue reading
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (MAY 18, 2016) (GOOGLE) – Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc, unveiled a new hardware device called Google Home at the company’s annual conference on Wednesday(May 18).
The device, a portable speaker powered by the company’s search engine, would offer competition to Amazon.com Inc’s Echo.
The device will be launched later this year, Google said.
Amazon launched “Amazon Echo” in November 2014, a speaker one can leave on all day and give it voice directions, like Siri on an Apple iPhone.
Apple doesn’t get extra credit for security despite its standoff against the government, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found. Fred Katayama reports.
The U.S. Justice Department says it successfully accessed data stored on an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters and asks a court to withdraw an order compelling Apple to assist.
A federal judge denies the U.S. government’s motion to compel Apple to provide access into an iPhone used in a drug case, according to court documents.
In serene garden, Karl Lagerfeld fetes nature for Chanel haute couture show at Paris fashion week.
A fully automated indoor farming system that its developers say is capable of growing pesticide free vegetables via your smartphone is unveiled at CES 2016. Ben Gruber reports. Continue reading
U.S. stocks down sharply in midday trade with investors unnerved by China volatility and the continuing slide in oil prices.
Sharp Corporation hopes that RoBoHoN changes the future of smartphones, by turning them into mobile robots. Sharon Reich reports.
A trio of Chilean student engineers have developed a biocircuit device that can harness plant energy and convert it into small charges of electricity to power smartphones. Ben Gruber reports.