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Boom in journalist drone use flies into legal obstacles

5 years, 4 months ago
PARIS: Flying over the flaming barricades of the Maidan protests in Kiev, the camps of Auschwitz or hurtling down a ski slope -- drones have become a vital tool for cameramen, but they are increasingly running into legal and practical…

Pilots set for first round-the-world solar flight

5 years, 4 months ago
ABU DHABI: The first attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane will take off from Abu Dhabi on Monday, its pilots said, in a landmark journey aimed at promoting green energy.

Apple takes leap into new territory with smartwatch

5 years, 4 months ago
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple's hotly-anticipated smartwatch is expected to debut Monday as the trend-setting firm sets out to make stylish wrist-worn computers must-have accessories for modern lifestyles.

Texas man jailed for sending harassing emails to Yahoo CEO

5 years, 4 months ago
AUSTIN: A man previously convicted of harassing Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer has been arrested by Austin police on suspicion of sending her sexually graphic emails, according to police records released on Friday.

As hacking grows, biometric security gains momentum

5 years, 4 months ago
WASHINGTON: With hackers seemingly running rampant online and millions of users compromised, efforts for stronger online identity protection -- mainly using biometrics -- are gaining momentum.

Windows PCs also vulnerable to 'Freak' attacks

5 years, 4 months ago
BOSTON: Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered "Freak" security vulnerability, which was initially believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers, Microsoft Corp…