Twitter said Thursday it had bought Smallthought Systems, a small Web analytics firm.
After unveiling its $1.2 billion plan to buy smart phone maker Palm Inc., Hewlett-Packard has sent somewhat confusing signals about its intentions to remain in the fast-growing but highly-competitive business.
As much as 40,000-plus barrels of oil per day are pouring from BP's ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico, a US official said Thursday, more than doubling the previous government estimate.
A teenage saint whose 750-year-old mummified body lay for centuries in a church in central Italy probably died of a congenital heart defect, scientists said Thursday.
Jupiter’s moon Io is the most volcanically active body in the solar system. Could it also be a habitat for life?
(AP) -- Child pornography was allowed to remain on social-networking site Tagged.com for nearly two months after undercover investigators posed as users and reported the content to the site's administrators, the state attorney ...
(AP) -- The FBI said Thursday that it is investigating a data breach at AT&T that exposed the e-mail addresses of more than 114,000 owners of the Apple iPad, including government officials.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Producing energy and recovering copper from waste water at the same time: this is what Wageningen University environmental technologists are doing with their new microbial fuel cell.
Highly credentialed and experienced professors are better at preparing students for long-term academic success than their less-experienced counterparts, but that ability isn't necessarily reflected in their students' teaching ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- An academic at Royal Holloway, University of London is urging victims of domestic violence to have a plan in place should their partners turn violent during the World Cup, and to avoid the temptation of turning ...