Nidhi Subbaraman writes about science, research, and technology for BetaBoston at The Boston Globe. In the past, Subbaraman has covered science and tech at NBCNews.com and at FastCompany.com. Her work has also appeared online at MIT Technology Review, New Scientist, Scientific American, and elsewhere. She hearts robots.
Both apps were among hundreds that the Northeastern researchers found sent personal information such as home addresses and names, and in some cases usernames and passwords, from smartphones to company servers without securing that data by encryption.More →
“Cambridge 2 Cambridge” is one of several ways that the US and UK hope to collaborate to build more secure information technology infrastructure. President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron announced the hackathon in January last year during the British premier’s US visit.More →
When Waltham startup Affectiva announced a hackathon inviting local coders to try out the company’s emotion-sensing technology, the organizers were shocked at how quickly roster filled up. The bigger surprise: half the developers signed up were women.More →
Dr. Slavin will join a board that includes former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick, North America president of generics maker Teva Brendan O’Grady, and Douglas Wenners, an executive at health insurance company Anthem Inc.More →
Jody Rose stepped into the executive director job at the New England Venture Capital Association in November after working with tech and media companies. She shared her digital habits with The Download.More →
Malwarebytes builds anti-virus software of various stripes for computers and mobile devices. Their customers include people making purchases for their personal devices, and also more than 50,000 businesses.More →