|Samsung Offers Tiny, Superfast SSDs
Solid-state drives are continuing their march forward. On Monday, Samsung Electronics announced it has started to mass produce the first PCI-Express 3.0 SSDs for the new wave of Ultrabooks.
|Authorities Want Phone 'Kill Switch'
Law enforcement authorities are calling on the smartphone industry to adopt "kill switch" technologies that would deter theft by squeezing the market for selling stolen devices, which would be worthless if "bricked."
|Mobile Payments Slow To Catch On
The technology to make mobile payments has been available for years -- so why isn't everyone using it? In short, it's because the market is young, highly competitive and not yet fully standardized.
|Keeping Your Data Safe from Spying
The precise nature of the NSA's sweeping surveillance apparatus is unknown. But given the revelations spilling out, there hardly seems a single aspect of daily life that isn't subject to spying.