Eco-Technology

Failure existing four years ago can affect 99% of Androids

Bluebox researchers say they have discovered a security flaw in Android that has existed for at least four years, since version 1.6 Donut. The vulnerability, which allows you to install malicious applications on the user's smartphone, can affect up to 900 million units, according to the company. It works like this: as a security measure, Android checks the encryption keys of the applications to m ....

Math kills cancer cells

(UOttawa.ca) -- Here's a good reason to pay attention in math class. Today, Nature Communications published an article by Ottawa researchers that describes how advanced mathematical modelling can be used to fight cancer. The math predicts how different treatments and genetic modifications might allow cancer-killing, oncolytic viruses to overcome the natural defences that cancer ....

Eco-Friendly Phones: Is It Possible?

For those looking for smartphones where there’s a minimal impact on the environment, it’s worth considering the ways in which they’re both used and manufactured. Many companies strive to ensure their technology is built using sustainable sources of materials and energy, and this push towards a less harmful smartphone industry is a positive step that should be encouraged. Recently, a re ....

WordPress: Bloggers get Content Management boost

It takes a lot to maintain a blog. There are people who are of the opinion that it is a very easy thing to do as all you have to do is sit down and write stories about yourself or others. Truth be told though, there is much more to blogging than that. First and foremost, for a blog to be successful it has to attract an audience and this audience has to be maintained as a newer one is drawn to the ....

Keystone XL Pipeline activists gets marketing boost

The environmental groups and activists fighting to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline project need new media to express themselves. They need to reach out to the people and make them aware of the dangers associated with this project.  Advertorials can be a great medium through which they can spread their message to the masses. Advertorials are paid news articles that appear in magazines, newspap ....