Why we need a cyber wall

Why we need a cyber wall

(CNN)Donald Trump had the audience at his rally in California on Thursday chanting “build that wall,” a reference to his pledge to build one along America’s southern border. But while this pledge might not be in the country’s best interests, there is actually somewhere that we really could use a wall: cyberspace. After all, this […]

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Why A Rape Reporting Website Is Freaking Out Colleges

Why A Rape Reporting Website Is Freaking Out Colleges

A new website billed as an independent alternative for reporting sexual assaults on college campuses is causing alarm at some universities.  Lighthouse, a web portal developed by a company called Vertiglo Software, is a third-party online reporting system for sexual assaults. Luke Roopra, CEO of Vertiglo, claims that even without any advertising, the site already […]

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Even Turkish Shepherds Need To Charge Their Smartphones

Even Turkish Shepherds Need To Charge Their Smartphones

Perhaps you’ve felt the particular kind of stress that comes with having a smartphone battery at 4 percent and nowhere to charge it. You’re at the airport trying to arrange a ride, you’re expecting a call from the doctor, you’re trying to beat Super Hexagon — whatever the case, your phone’s out of juice and you […]

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Samsung wants to patent augmented-reality contact lenses

Samsung wants to patent augmented-reality contact lenses

Virtual-reality headsets are the hottest tech around, but a recent Samsung patent suggests that these devices are just the first step. The Korean manufacturer has filed for a patentona smart contact lens for viewing augmented-reality content, no headset needed. Samsung filed the patent, first spotted by SamMobile, with South Korea’s Intellectual Property Office in 2014. […]

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Putting names to your phone numbers – BBC News

Putting names to your phone numbers – BBC News

Media caption“The more users that use the service, the better the call-experience becomes” It’s a common scene, you’re sitting in a meeting and the speaker has been going on for hours, then your phone starts vibrating in your pocket; do you take the call? You look at your phone but the number is not in […]

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The best apps of the week will add explosions to your videos, tell you how much sugar is in your food, and change the way you type

The best apps of the week will add explosions to your videos, tell you how much sugar is in your food, and change the way you type

The Daily Dots weekly app round-up brings you five new, or newly updated, apps for bothiOSandAndroidthat are well worth your time and attention. Videorama Video Editor (iOS) iTunes Apples standard keyboard is fine, but if youre working with one of their newer, larger, phones you might have found your ability to type one-handed has been […]

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