Developed by a team of Brigham Young students, the Owlet sends vitals -- including heart rate, temperature, and most notably, an alert in case the baby rolls over on their stomach -- to a smartphone app.
This week a New Jersey state appeals court determined that if a person knowingly sends a text to someone who's driving, and the driver is involved in an accident as a result, the texter could be held liable.
A California school district says that safety is the reason why it hired tracking company Geo Listening to monitor students' posts.
As people search for ways to make their passwords more secure, the makers of a free tool announce that their code can now crack passwords of as many as 55 characters in length in a radically short period of time.
University of Washington researchers hope to create a battery-free Internet of Things by developing communication devices that transmit data with the help of existing ambient electromagnetic energy.
Or, more specifically, stomach complaints: nEmesis monitors diners' Twitter accounts for certain words that might indicate a potential food poisoning issue. Tests showed its findings closely matched those of health inspectors.
The company is conducting internal testing on a Google Now local news "card" that will push geographically relevant information to help users get to know their neighborhood better.
A new study of 20 health-related sites demonstrated that many contain tracking elements and/or leak search terms to third-party companies, providing data that "could [help] build up a very powerful document with all of your medical conditions."
Taking a clue from the mobile computing industry, major automakers are either designing or thinking about designing customized apps that a driver can download from their car's monitor.
A recent demonstration of technology used to detect bridge stresses leads writer Stacey Higginbotham to speculate on what a connected infrastructure could mean for society.
Interested people can now apply to take the Trekker -- basically a "42-pound backpack" with 15 camera lenses attached -- someplace Google hasn't been yet.
School’s out! Here is an end-of-the-school-year post in three strands positing that much of what we do in school is a monumental waste of time, creativity and intellect. Strand one: recruitment insights from Google In a recent interview in the New York Times, Laszlo Bock, a senior vice ...
The Suomi NPP satellite has created the highest-resolution map of the world's vegetation to date. Not surprisingly, there's more greenery, thanks to carbon emissions.
As privacy rights gain greater focus in the European Union, one group says that giving individuals the right to remove personal material from the Internet would complicate historical record-keeping.
I wonder if 50 years from now we'll look back, and maybe Julian Assange will be the hero and J. Edgar Hoover will be the enemy of the state.