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Singapore is testing the ability of wearables for contact tracing to prevent an increase in coronavirus infections as it lifts lockdown restrictions.
Apple and Google are collaborating on a coronavirus tracking project they hope will eliminate the privacy concerns surrounding contact-tracing apps.
A new University of Oxford study found that contact-tracing apps could help bring the coronavirus pandemic to an end without violating citizens' rights.
Researchers from MIT and Harvard have created a smartphone app to track the coronavirus, and it puts a premium on user privacy.
Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed an ultrasonic audio jammer that doubles as a fashion accessory.
These designers are trying to outsmart surveillance systems with anti-facial recognition makeup, glasses, and clothing. Can they help us go incognito?
A California-based lab is using gait recognition and radio frequency to create a surveillance system that can see behind walls.
Millions of mobile users are coming online across the developing world. And yet, in many places, internet service remains slow and data can be expensive. The FireChat app is working to solve this problem. Users can create small, peer-to-peer networks within 200 feet of each other, and the more individuals on the network, the better it becomes. While traditional cell networks are slowed down and interrupted by overuse,...
In Ethiopia, the main prison is divided into eight zones. Many refer to the rest of the country as “Zone 9.” But Endalk Chala is fighting back. Chala moonlights as an encryption expert, helping bloggers in his native Ethiopia escape capture and torture.