New technique targets C code to spot, contain malware attacks

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new tool to detect and contain malware that attempts root exploits in Android devices. The tool improves on previous techniques by targeting code written in the C programming language – which is often used to create root exploit malware, whereas the bulk of Android applications are written in Java.

BMW C Evolution electric scooter ready to hit the streets

Much of the hype around BMW with low carbon transportation right now is the to market plans of its i8 plug-in hybrid and i3 electric car, but the automaker is also making steps in greening other parts of its mobility inventory as well. One area in which this is happening is scooters, with news that its new C evolution electric scooter will debut in Europe next year.

BMW C Evolution electric scooter hits Paris runway



Much of the green car buzz around BMW at the upcoming Paris Motor Show will likely focus on the i3 Concept and Concept Active Tourer.



Father of UNIX and C passes away at 70


Dennis Ritchie - the co-inventor of UNIX and C - has passed away at the age of 70.

Palm kicks off GDC with new 3D gaming tools

Palm kicked off the 2010 Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco with the release of a public beta version of its next-gen webOS Plug-in Development Kit (PDK).