Mobile payments technology, over time, could have a profound impact on the way products are sold, bills are paid and money is transferred around the world.
Last year's huge drought was a freak of nature that wasn't caused by man-made global warming, a new federal science study finds.
The eyes sometimes have it, beating out the tongue, nose and brain in the emotional and biochemical balloting that determines the taste and allure of food, a scientist said here today. Speaking at the 245th National Meeting ...
Buzz is building over Intel's secretive TV set-top box due out later this year, which the chipmaker claims will provide live and other content via the Internet, is easy to use, and boasts face-recognition ...
(Phys.org) —Forensic scientists at the University of Abertay Dundee have recovered latent fingerprints from foods – publishing the UK's first academic paper on this subject.
Big Huge Games in Timonium, Md., closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created "FarmVille" ...
(HealthDay)—Chocolate is a sweet treat for many people, but for dogs it can be a killer.
LinkedIn said Thursday it bought news reading app-maker Pulse, boosting the content offerings of the career-focused social network.
Every Wednesday evening about two dozen teenagers and 20-somethings gather in a New York City computer lab and start hacking.
A University of Houston chemical and biomolecular engineering professor's theories on crystal formation will be tested aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
The largest investor in Research In Motion said Thursday that he will stick with the BlackBerry company despite founder Mike Lazaridis's announcement that he will leave the company.
Electronic books provided 23 percent of US publishing revenues in 2012 but sizzling growth rates have eased, according to industry figures released Thursday.
It's a promising form of electronic cash free from central bankers and beloved by hackers. It—Bitcoin—may also be in trouble, registering catastrophic losses that have sent speculators scrambling.
If fewer people are interested in buying a new personal computer, then fewer investors want to own stakes in companies whose fortunes are tied to the sales of laptop and desktop machines.
Stepping into unexplored territory in efforts to use corn stalks, grass and other non-food plants to make biofuels, scientists today described the discovery of a potential treasure-trove of candidate enzymes in fungi thriving ...