Google inks deal with Defense Department to help respond to cyberthreats

Google announced a new deal with the Pentagon. James Martin/CNET Google on Wednesday said it had struck a deal with the US Department of Defense to build cloud technology designed to detect and respond to cyberthreats. Google declined to disclose the terms of the deal but said the sum was in the “seven figures.” The […]

Google’s smart headphone wire has touch sensing for controls

Google’s prototype headphone cord for touch sensing controls. Google Google is working on a prototype headphone cord with touch sensing for controls. Twisting, flicking, pinching, grabbing and patting the wire, or sliding your fingers along it, triggers...

Singaporean court hands out death sentence through Zoom

NurPhoto/Getty The coronavirus has lead to more business than ever taking place over video calls. Singapore’s High Court has the grim distinction of being the first (that we know of) to sentence someone to death over Zoom. A Malaysian man, Punithan Genasan, was...