New fitness sensor Moov to compete against Fitbit, FuelBand –

abc7news.comSAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — From Fitbits to FuelBands, the future of exercise is looking more and more tied to wearable technology. Most of the trackers count calories and steps that … Read More

Apple’s new iBeacon MFi standards could pave the way for iWatch – TechRadar UK

TechRadar UKApple has formalized its standards for iBeacon, specifying the required specs for devices and apps with the Bluetooth tracking technology to be added to the ranks of other “Made … Read More

“We don’t need more police”: Mayor & Police Chief hit a nerve at town hall – Oakland Local

Oakland LocalAnd while some balked at the surveillance, Mayor Quan argued that this technology brings Oakland in step with cities using the same tactics to get safe. “We can’t pretend … Read More

The 10 biggest employers in San Francisco tech – San Francisco Business Times (blog)

The 10 biggest employers in San Francisco techSan Francisco Business Times (blog)It’s no secret that San Francisco is home to a who’s who of technology — but which companies are … Read More

Steve Perlman’s Amazing Wireless Machine Is Finally Here – Businessweek

BusinessweekIt was almost three years ago that Steve Perlman began courting controversy by promising something of a wireless technology panacea. A relentless entrepreneur and inventor, he unveiled a prototype called … Read More

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor ‘confirmed’ – CNET

CNETA report citing inside sources says the upcoming smartphone will come equipped with fingerprint reading technology within the device’s home button. Dara Kerr. by Dara Kerr. February 17, 2014 7:53 … Read More

Google To Set Up New Office In San Francisco To House Engineers Who Came … – International Business Times

International Business TimesSigns in opposition of technology companies are seen in San Francisco, Calif. on Dec. 9, 2013. A Google Inc commuter bus was blocked in San Francisco’s Mission district … Read More

Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With ‘Ultrasonic Sound’ – Reuters

ReutersWhen it comes to security, Google is trying something a little different. The search giant has acquired SlickLogin, a young security startup that authenticates user identities using — get this … Read More

Google buys up sound-powered security upstart SlickLogin – Register

RegisterGoogle has bought five-month-old security startup SlickLogin, which specialises in sound-based authentication technology. Financial terms of the deal were kept secret. The Israel-based company, which was founded by three ex-Israeli-military … Read More

Mobile, Internet and social media technology embraced worldwide – Deseret News

Mobile, Internet and social media technology embraced worldwideDeseret NewsWhile texting, surfing the Web and checking in via Facebook has become a routine part of life in the United States, emerging … Read More

Oscars: Science and technology awards handed out – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Academy Awards for Scientific and Technical Awards have been handed out at a ceremony in Beverly Hills. The awards, which are held separately from the Oscars ceremony on … Read More

Developing Countries Obsessed With Social Media – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceDeveloping Countries, social media, world technology Even though the U.S. might be the place of origin for Facebook, America’s use of the Internet, particularly social media is quite … Read More

Robots Based on the Behavior of Termites – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceAdvances in modern robotics have helped develop robots that are based on the pattern of how termites behave in a colony. Developers believe that the new technology will … Read More

Emerging Countries Surge Ahead of U.S. in Social Media, Cell Phone Use – The Wire

The WireA new study published by the Pew Research Center finds that some developing nations are fast catching up to the United States when it comes to using mobile devices … Read More

Phishing emails containing malware may have enabled Target breach – SC Magazine

SC MagazineAttackers in the Target breach used phishing emails containing malware to steal system credentials from Fazio Mechanical Services, according to a report by technology journalist Brian Krebs. The emails … Read More

17 Developing Countries That Love Social Media More than the US –

LiveScience.comThe U.S. may be the birthplace of Facebook, but Americans are far from the most social–network obsessed people on the planet. Egypt, Russia, the Philippines and 14 other developing countries … Read More

NYPD ogles Google Glass specs – CNN

CNNNew York (CNN) — The New York Police Department has procured two pair of Google Glass specs, the experimental head-mounted computers, to determine possible applications to police work, the department … Read More

HTC, Nokia reach settlement on patent lawsuits – New Straits Times

New Straits TimesTAIPEI: Taiwan’s smartphone maker HTC said Saturday it has signed a patent and technology collaboration agreement with Finnish phone giant Nokia to end all pending patent litigation between … Read More

Microsoft hopes new, old leaders can rekindle magic – Reuters

ReutersSEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is betting a mix of old and young blood will revive the aging technology pioneer, but new Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella may find it … Read More

Gorkana US Interviews Zennie Abraham About

Gorkana Group US, which “offers a more effective way for PR and marketing professionals to access customised media intelligence,” released a post-CES analysis of social media influencers at CES 2014, … Read More

Microsoft Names Engineering Executive as New Chief – New York Times

New York TimesSEATTLE — Microsoft on Tuesday announced that Satya Nadella would be its next leader, betting on a longtime engineering executive to help the company keep better pace with … Read More

Internet Firms Release Data on NSA Spy Requests – ABC News

ABC NewsMajor technology firms have released new data on how often they are ordered to turn over customer information for secret national security investigations — figures showing the government collected … Read More

Next step may be cars built to avoid crashes – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeWASHINGTON — Your car might see a deadly crash coming even if you don’t, the government says, indicating it will require automakers to equip new vehicles with technology that … Read More

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