US FDA knew devices spread fatal ''superbug'' but does not order fix

US health regulators have known since at least 2009 that the medical devices at the center of the "superbug" outbreak at UCLA can transmit lethal infections but have not recommended any new safety requirements, a lapse that threatens patient safety, experts in hospital-acquired infections said.

Now, 'smart shoe' devices to power up wearables while you walk
Now, 'smart shoe' devices to power up wearables while you walk

A team of German researchers has built shoe-sized devices to harvest power from the act of walking that can be used to power wearable electronic sensors without the need for batteries.

Apple iOS bug makes most devices vulnerable to attack: Researchers

Cybersecurity researchers have warned that a bug in Apple Inc`s iOS operating system makes most iPhones and iPads vulnerable to cyberattacks by hackers seeking access to sensitive data and control of their devices.

No-power wi-fi uses radio waves for energy

Battery-free devices that use radio waves as a power source may soon connect to the Internet!

Now, gesture control your appliances with wearable ring

A new hi-tech ring reportedly allows wearer to control devices and give input by gesture of fingers.

`Too much` popularity could help tech products lose its sheen

Technology users must consider a product attractive, original and edgy before they label those products as cool, according to researchers.

N Korea jammed S Korea GPS devices: Report

North Korea used jamming equipment to
block S Korean military communication devices, a report said.

‘Liquid pistons’ could lead to new advances in camera lenses

Engineering researchers have developed liquid pistons, which could lead to new devices like micro displacement pumps and liquid switches.

6 billion devices to go online by 2020

More than 16 billion devices like smartphones and internet-enabled home appliances will be hooked up to the web by the end of the next decade, a report here says.

Nanoscale discovery brings ‘lab on a chip’ devices closer to reality

University of Michigan biomedical engineering professor has discovered a new instance of such a nanoscale phenomenon that could lead to faster, less expensive portable diagnostic devices.

BSF for new devices to check Kashmir infiltration

The Border Security Force (BSF) is procuring new equipment that can give out alerts about terrorists from Pakistan sneaking into Jammu and Kashmir, say sources in the paramilitary force.