Rambo Tribble writes: The BBC is reporting from the TED Conference on a new app for Apple products which, purportedly, can analyze urine samples for various medical conditons. Does this mean the smartphone pissing contest just got real?
Rambo Tribble writes: As reported by the BBC, Rio de Janerio has initiated a project embedding mosaic QR codes in the city's walkways. The codes are intended to provide access to information for tourists. I imagine they will also provide access to hackers with little more than a magic marker.
Rambo Tribble writes: As the BBC and other outlets are reporting, Samsung has purchased prime bluetooth, wi-fi and GPRS location technology from the British firm, Cambridge Silicon Radio. This will give Samsung ownership of technology useful both in its products and its litigation.