Scientists in Australia are tagging thousands of honeybees with tiny RFID tags, to help them learn more about what might be decimating bee colonies in many parts of the world.
If you're curious where all the parts that comprise the device you're reading this on came from, download SourceMap. It's a new mapping website that allows you to trace where products come from and what the carbon footprint therein is, another way to help reduce it.
Just in time for Black Friday, here's another new privacy issue to be concerned about. A couple of malls have revealed that they are launching a system that tracks you inside the mall using cellphone signals.
Most of you probably thought you were safe from Washington State's proposed mileage tax targeting hybrid and electric cars that pay less in gas taxes, but the federal government is now considering the same thing, complete with wireless mileage monitoring devices for every car in the country.
Citizens of China, prepare for your every move to be tracked by the government. The Chinese government says it's monitoring citizen's cellphones strictly for learning about traffic congestion, but is that really all it's tracking?
So this guy takes his car into the shop and the mechanics find this mysterious object stuck up next to the exhaust pipe. What is it? It turns out that it's a Guardian ST820, a GPS tracking unit used exclusively by the army and law enforcement. Awkward!
Tracking apps for phones are nothing new, but most of them require a computer to see where the other person is. A new iPhone app called Whereoscope make tracking much easier, and by working in the background, could allow for surreptitious snooping.
No points for presentation here, but the Remote Buddy is a $40 solution for keeping four of your remotes stored and tacked. The unit comes with four color-coded receivers, and pressing the corresponding button on the Remote Buddy will cause...
While Google is gearing up to take on Microsoft Windows with Chrome, Bing is still nibbling away at the monopoly-strong search engine's tail. StatCounter Global Stats, a web tracking firm, has marked Bing down as securing more searches than Yahoo...
Ever wonder where you girlfriend goes after work every Thursday? What about where your dad goes during his lunch hour? Or maybe you just want to make sure Junior made it home safely from school. AT&T just launched FamilyMaps, a...