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Crash Detection helps police locate teenagers killed in New Zealand

New Zealand authorities say that Apple's iPhone Crash Detection was instrumental in helping them find the site where two teenage women were killed in an off-road crash.Apple's Crash Detection featureTeenagers Joanna Beach and Bondi Reihana Richmond d.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderApr 14th, 2024

Study reveals how a sugar-sensing protein acts as a "machine" to switch plant growth—and oil production—on and off

Proteins are molecular machines, with flexible pieces and moving parts. Understanding how these parts move helps scientists unravel the function a protein plays in living things—and potentially how to change its effects. Biochemists at the U.S. Dep.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

A spider silk sound system: Webs match acoustic particle velocity for long-distance sound detection

The best microphone in the world might have an unexpected source: spider silk. Spiders weave webs to trap their insect snacks, but the sticky strands also help spiders hear......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Worker killed in blast at TSMC"s Arizona construction site

A worker has died after being caught in an explosion at the Arizona site where iPhone processor manufacturer TSMC is building a new plant — and has previously been accused of using dangerous construction methods.TSMC investing $40 billion in Arizon.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

The tide is turning against a controversial term accused of covering up deaths in police custody

Updated medical guidance on "excited delirium," the controversial term accused of covering up deaths in police custody, including that of George Floyd, is being brought forward before its scheduled date of October 2025, reports The BMJ......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Google just announced 10 huge updates for your Android phone

At I/O 2024, Google focused on making Android more safe and secure with the addition of features like remote lock, theft detection, AI app screening, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Android 15 gets “Private Space,” theft detection, and AV1 support

Android 15 Beta 2 is out for Pixels and several third-party devices. Enlarge / The Android 15 logo. This is "Android V," if you can't tell from the logo. (credit: Google) Google's I/O conference is still happening, and.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Proton Mail hands data to police again – is it still safe for activists?

Proton Mail is under fire for disclosing user data that led to the arrest of an activist in Spain. However, the secure email service may be still safe when used properly......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Apple blocked $7 billion in fraud attempts on the App Store

Over a span of four years, Apple says that it has prevented over $7 billion in fraudulent transactions, blocked 375,000 apps on the App Store over privacy violations, and killed 3.3 million accounts for fraud attempts.Apple's stats on App Store prote.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

8 automakers misled customers about giving driver data to police, lawmakers say

The lawmakers' findings raise questions about whether automakers can be held to account for departing from promises made about user privacy......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Ultrasensitive gas detection empowered by synergy of graphene and sub-comb dynamics

Since the inception of microcomb, whose generation relies on Kerr nonlinearity in microresonator, the coherent soliton state has attracted intense research. Although the operation of sub-comb outputs is straightforward, as a noncoherent comb state,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Miami dealership outfits police department with Rolls-Royce

Miami Beach police plan are using a 2012 Rolls-Royce Ghost on loan from Braman Motors as a recruitment tool......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Here’s how the new Cross-Platform Tracking Detection works in iOS 17.5

Apple on Monday released iOS 17.5 to iPhone users. The update brings some new features to Apple News+ and also introduces Cross-Platform Tracking Detection – an anti-stalking feature announced last year in partnership with Google. Read on as we det.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Self-assembled Na-doped zinc oxide for the detection of lung cancer biomarker VOCs at low concentrations

Developing high-performance gas sensors for the detection of lung cancer markers at low concentrations is a crucial step towards achieving early lung cancer monitoring through breath tests. Metal oxide semiconductors (MOS) have long been sensitive to.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Apple releases iOS 17.5 with News+ games, Pride wallpaper, cross-platform tracking detection, more

Apple has officially released iOS 17.5, bringing new games in News+ and cross-platform tracking detection to iPhone users. Apple’s latest Pride wallpaper is also featured. The update is available alongside iPadOS 17.5, macOS 14.5 Sonoma, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Here’s how the new Cross-Platform Tracking Detection works in iOS 17.5 works

Apple on Monday released iOS 17.5 to iPhone users. The update brings some new features to Apple News+ and also introduces Cross-Platform Tracking Detection – an anti-stalking feature announced last year in partnership with Google. Read on as we det.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Non-photosynthetic vegetation helps improve accuracy of wind erosion impact assessment

The process of soil wind erosion is influenced by vegetation cover. From a functional point of view, vegetation can be divided into photosynthetic vegetation (PV) and non-photosynthetic vegetation (NPV). The NPV represents dormant and dead vegetation.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Raspberry in the sky: Astronomers discover a new supernova remnant candidate

Astronomers from the Western Sydney University in Australia and elsewhere report the detection of a new supernova remnant (SNR) candidate. The newfound SNR candidate, dubbed "Raspberry" due to its morphology, was identified in the near side of the Mi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Indonesia flood death toll rises to 41 with 17 missing

The number of people killed by flash floods and cold lava flow from a volcano in western Indonesia over the weekend has risen to 41 with 17 more missing, a local disaster agency official told AFP Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Rivers rise again as rain batters flood-hit south Brazil

River levels rose again Sunday as strong rains lashed waterlogged southern Brazil, where flooding has killed 145 people and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Crime blotter: UPS catches Apple product thieves in sting

In this week's Apple crime roundup, the Citizen app uses Apple Store theft footage in advertising, a Philadelphia Police scandal involving a smartphone app, stolen softball gear recovered thanks to AirTag, and more!The Apple Store in Emeryville, Cali.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 12th, 2024