Ten nuggets of knowledge to take away for the weekend, including: Tesla Model S hacked, Sligo firm to lay pitch for 2018 World Cup final and hackers steal fingerprint data from smartphones.
Irish company SIS Pitches has been selected to lay the pitch for the 2018 FIFA World Cup final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Data protection regulators across Europe are conscious of the challenge posed by the emerging internet of things, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon has said.
Every August, the northern hemisphere is treated to one of the most spectacular sights in the night sky – the Perseid meteor shower.
Android devices are susceptible to attacks that enable hackers to extract fingerprints, according to research revealed by FireEye’s Tao Wei and Yulong Zhang at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas.
The heart of the US military, the Pentagon in Washington DC, has once again found itself the victim of a major, sophisticated cyber attack and the finger of blame is being pointed at Russia.
Tesla’s Model S is the latest car that can be hijacked by hackers. Luckily, in this case, it was white hat hackers who showed they can manipulate controls and Tesla has provided a fix for motorists.
Anyone with a CD jewel case, office supplies and about 10 minutes to spare can turn their smartphone into a 3D hologram projector thanks to an instructional video on YouTube.
Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) program to better predict the military strategies of Islamic State (ISIS).
As NASA celebrates the three-year anniversary of the landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars, the space agency is now giving anyone online the chance to explore it with a Mars simulator.
It’s now appropriate to use your smartphone while at the cinema as Cinime brings interactive games to the big screen.
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