Homeland Security wants to scan your face at the border

Maybe Apple has the right idea when it comes to the future of identification, with Face ID built into the new iPhone X. The Department of Homeland Security wants to scan the faces of people entering or leaving the country, without needing to have any...

Hackers target Vietnam airport screens with political messages

China, the Philippines and Vietnam are embroiled in a bitter dispute over territory claims in the South China Sea (a court has ruled that China's claims are illegal), and that appears to have led to some audacious cyberattacks on July 29th. Vietnam's...

The Branding Secrets From Social Media Superstars


Ever wonder how certain people become social media superstars? How average, everyday people – not your typical celebrity – amass tens of thousands of Twitter followers, get “verified” on both Twitter...

Barbara Bush Is Right About Political Dynasties, But America Would Elect Jeb Bush Anyway


“If we can’t find more than two or three families to run for office, that’s silly, because there are great governors and great eligible people to run.  And I think that the Kennedys, Clintons, Bushes...

North Korea Threat to US-South Korea Joint Military Drills


North Korea, known for its draconian laws, has issued a stern warning to the United States and South Korea. It wants them to stop any military drills near the border separating the two Koreas. This...
    






Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?


History tells us “Yes.” Wearables will be his Rubicon. Apple CEO Tim Cook is already one of the most successful managers in the history of business. Yet one must wonder whether Cook will ultimately...
    






How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop’s Lease On Life


GameStop shares came crashing down a few days ago when the company announced lower than expected game sales over the holidays (down 22.5% from last year) and more bad news when increased hardware...
    






Two Words To Watch For In 2014


And neither one is Internet, of or things. But they aren’t new, either. They’re just old words making their way in a new year. And the first is … Animism. Hardly a new concept. Used here in the...
    






Gadget Watch: Car game leaves Hot Wheels in dust


Gadget Watch: iPhone-controlled toy car game leaves Hot Wheels and tracks with rails in dust LAS VEGAS (AP) — So long, Hot Wheels. You just got lapped by toy race-car...