Business

Video game platform Roblox to make Wall Street debut

Gaming platform Roblox—which has skyrocketed in popularity among kids and teens during the coronavirus pandemic—will make its Wall Street debut Wednesday as a direct listing.

Security

Swiss official airs concerns about data privacy in US

A Swiss federal commissioner announced Tuesday that a U.S.-Swiss program aimed to protect personal information exchanged between the two countries doesn't go far enough, and has downgraded the United States to rank it as ...

Telecom

Secure data transmission with ultrasound on the mobile phone

Ultrasound communication is an entirely new method for data exchange between IoT devices and mobile phones. The communication between these is inaudible and the hardware requirements are kept to a minimum: microphone and ...

Engineering

Researchers send messages using household chemicals

Nearing the completion of his master's degree in computer engineering and computer science at York University in Ontario, Canada, Nariman Farsad was considering pursuing further study elsewhere. But his supervisor, Andrew ...