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Researchers boost speeds on congested Wi-Fi hotspots by 700%

Free Wi-Fi connections in public places such as airports and cafes are great. But you may have noticed that speeds usually slow to a crawl when a large number of users use the same hotspot. That’s because routers traditionally offer…

Facebook bug silently tallies up extra "likes"

Facebook is once again finding itself under investor scrutiny after a U.S. security researcher uncovered a flaw in its "like" system which appears to be responsible for liking sites an unintended number of times. Although Facebook has pointed to a…

Explore the Antarctic with Google Maps and Street View

Armchair explorers can now enjoy impromptu South Pole safaris from the warm comfort of their cozy homes. Google announced on Tuesday that its Street View team has been hard at work collecting 360-degree imagery of notable locations in Antarctica and…