Monthly Archives: May 2015

Spy in the Sky – are planes hacker-proof?

By | May 27, 2015

My take on aviation cybersecurity for Reuters: Plane safe? Hacker case points to deeper cyber issues: “Plane safe? Hacker case points to deeper cyber issues BY JEREMY WAGSTAFF Security researcher Chris Roberts made headlines last month when he was hauled off a plane in New York by the FBI and accused of hacking into flight controls via his underseat… Read More »

The End of the Google+ Era?

By | May 21, 2015

Alex Chitu of the Google Operating System sees in Google’s decision to buy into the Twitter firehose the End of the Google+ Era: Google announced that it will start to display tweets in Google Search for mobile. “When you’re searching on the Google app or any browser on your phone or tablet, you can find real-time content from Twitter… Read More »

BBC: The Rise of Disappearables

By | May 10, 2015

The transcript of my BBC World Service piece on wearables. Reuters original story here.  Forget ‘wearables’, and even ‘hearables’, if you’ve ever heard of them. The next big thing in mobile devices: ‘disappearables’. Unless it really messes up, Apple is going to do for wearables with the Watch what is has done with the iPod for music players,… Read More »

The path to a wearable future lies in academia | Reuters

By | May 4, 2015

The path to a wearable future lies in academia | Reuters: My oblique take on wearables For a glimpse of what is, what might have been and what may lie ahead in wearable devices, look beyond branded tech and Silicon Valley start-ups to the messy labs, dry papers and solemn conferences of academia. There you’d find that you… Read More »