Tech Triumphs and Tragedies
A monthly snapshot of what’s good and bad in tech
SAVED FROM PREDATOR
Researchers have developed a graphine film that acts as adaptive thermal camouflage, effectively masking hot objects.
FACEBOOK TESTS AR ADS
Try that lipstick first, virtually at least, as new augmented reality ads put products on people.
LOCATION IS PRIVATE
The Supreme Court has ruled that where you were or are is your business, unless a warrant says otherwise.
GAS PUMP HACKED
Detroit police are looking for two thieves who remotely stopped a gas pump’s fuel cut-off and made off with about 600 gallons of gas.
EXACTIS DOES IT AGAIN
After last year’s data breach, this time details on 230m Americans were left on a public server.
TRACKER TOO REVEALING
Polar has pulled its publicly viewable map, which revealed where you were exercising, even if that was in the White House.