Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:32:15 EDTA hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black."
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:31:59 EDTTurkey on Saturday blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia reportedly for articles claiming links between Ankara and terror groups, the latest restriction on a popular website to hit Turkish users.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:43:40 EDTIt's the time of year to reward graduates, many of whom will hit the real world. Here are some tech gift suggestions of useful gadgets for everyday life and even to have a good night's sleep.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:32:41 EDTA hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is asking for an unspecified ransom to not release the entire fifth season online.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:30:54 EDTThe National Security Agency announced Friday it would end its controversial practice of sweeping up any email or text message an American exchanges with someone overseas that makes reference to a real target of NSA surveillance.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:28:52 EDTThe United States is considering a $1 trillion budget proposal to update infrastructure, including its crumbling bridges. An obstacle to spending the money wisely is that the current means of assessing bridges may underestimate their vulnerability, according to a new study published in the Journal of Infrastructure Systems.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:05:49 EDTThe air we breathe out can help us improve the quality of the air we breathe in.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:42:20 EDTGerman airlines will no longer require two people to be in the cockpit at all times, an industry group said Friday, abandoning a rule introduced after a deadly crash in 2015.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:15:09 EDTVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed artificial intelligence (AI)-based data analysis methods used in a smartphone application of Odum Ltd. The application can estimate its users' health risks and, if necessary, guide them towards a healthier lifestyle.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:43:35 EDTUber has demoted an executive heading its self-driving car operations who has been at the center of a lawsuit filed by Alphabet's Waymo accusing the ride-sharing giant of theft.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:30:18 EDTQualcomm slashed its profit expectations Friday by as much as a third after saying that Apple is refusing to pay royalties on technology used in the iPhone.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:40:01 EDTIt is now more than three years since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared, and there is growing evidence that the search authorities have been looking for the aircraft in the wrong place.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:30:01 EDTCornelius Senn, a measurement engineer in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering (D-BAUG), and his post-doctoral colleague Silvan Leinss have developed a new reflector for radar measurements. The underlying mechanism, however, has many possible applications and could revolutionise furniture construction, for example.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:58:16 EDTMounting anti-terrorism security procedures and the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) screening processes have launched numerous debates about the protection of civil liberties and equal treatment of passengers. A new study published in Risk Analysis has successfully quantified how much potential air passengers value equal protection when measured against sacrifices in safety, cost, wait time, and convenience.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:26:33 EDTAn international project led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new augmented reality (AR) tool for the ESA. In the future, it is envisaged that astronauts will be able to use this tool to perform maintenance tasks and real-time equipment monitoring in the demanding conditions of space. The first practical tests carried out at ESA's European Astronaut Centre produced excellent results.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:21:19 EDTAustralian police revealed on Friday that an officer broke the country's contentious new metadata laws by illegally accessing a journalist's phone records to identify an anonymous source.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:00:32 EDTSony Corp. reported Friday a January-March profit of 27.7 billion yen ($250 million) on the back of healthy sales of image sensors, PlayStation 4 game software and batteries for mobile devices, marking a recovery from its red ink a year ago.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:00:11 EDTHarvesting Washington state's vast fruit orchards each year requires thousands of farmworkers, and many of them work illegally in the United States.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:45:37 EDTBritish inventor Richard Browning lifted off from the shore of Vancouver Harbor on Thursday in a personal flight suit that inspired references to comic superhero 'Iron Man.'
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:40:26 EDTPosting a smartphone video online has never been so easy—even if the video shows a murder. After two recent cases that shocked the world, this has become a tricky but urgent problem for Facebook to tackle.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:38:53 EDTThe executive running Uber's self-driving car division is stepping aside while the company defends itself against charges that he provided the project with technology stolen from a Google spinoff.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:00:01 EDTUS online giant Amazon on Thursday delivered stronger-than-expected financial results for the first quarter, pushing shares higher.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:57:52 EDTYouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family into a problem child.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:05:02 EDTMicrosoft on Thursday reported a strong jump in profits in the just-ended quarter but revenue fell short of expectations in the tech giant's first earnings report incorporating social network LinkedIn.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:44:41 EDTIs the online giant of retail also looking to conquer physical stores?
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:44:11 EDTGoogle parent Alphabet on Thursday reported strong gains in quarterly results, beating most market forecast despite rising costs for its "moonshot" efforts.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:07:23 EDTWhen it comes to crime and punishment, how judges dish out prison sentences is anything but a game.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:36:48 EDTFacebook said Thursday it is stepping up its security to counter efforts by governments and others to spread misinformation or manipulate discussions for political reasons.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:51:52 EDTSamsung and Apple maintained their leadership in the smartphone market in early 2017 while Chinese-based Huawei's strong growth cemented its number three position, a market tracker said Thursday.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:50:01 EDTOne of Comcast's fastest-growing businesses hasn't been selling cable or internet subscriptions—or making movies and TV shows, or selling TV ads. It's been theme parks.