Malaysia scientist says found new Borneo frog
A Malaysian researcher known for finding new amphibian species said Friday his team had discovered at least one new species of frog in studies he said highlight Borneo's rich biodiversity.
Troubled freighter drifts toward Great Barrier Reef
A broken-down cargo ship was drifting towards the fringes of Australia's Great Barrier Reef Saturday, with fears of major damage if it were to run aground at the World Heritage-listed site.
America expands once again -- digitally, this time
(AP) -- The metaphor is an easy one, overused and perhaps even a bit overwrought. We are forging forward into a digital frontier, leaving convention behind, traveling without guides into an uncharted virtual ...
App scans faces of bar-goers to guess age, gender
(AP) -- A watchful eye has arrived on San Francisco's bar scene, but not to keep you in check. It just wants to check you out.
Google gets China OK for Motorola deal
(AP) -- Authorities in China have approved Google Inc.'s bid to buy phone maker Motorola Mobility, clearing the way for the $12.5 billion deal to close early next week.
Is it ripe? Carbon nanotube-based ethylene sensor establishes fruit ripeness
(Phys.org) -- The term ethylene (ethene) generally brings to mind polyethylene plastics, not fruit. However, ethylene is more than just a feedstock for chemical industry, it is also the smallest plant hormone, ...
New lawsuit takes aim at Facebook privacy
A new lawsuit consolidating several complaints about Facebook's privacy policies was filed Friday in California, seeking damages for US users of the social network for improper tracking.
Wrinkle-traveling Clothbot makes its IEEE debut (w/ Video)
SpaceX rocket launch aborted in last half-second (Update)
Engineers aborted the launch of a privately built spacecraft on a landmark mission to the International Space Station at the last second Saturday due to a rocket engine problem.
SpaceX rocket set to blast off, open new space era
A private company is on the verge of making history by launching a spacecraft to the International Space Station.
After flat debut Facebook awaits market verdict
Facebook stumbled on its first trading day as shares ended barely above the starting price, raising questions about what will happen to the share price when the Nasdaq reopens on Monday.
Motorola Mobility smartphones face US import ban
A US commission sided with Microsoft by moving to ban the import of Android-powered Motorola smartphones based on patent infringement complaints by the software colossus.
Sudden wealth part of Silicon Valley's everyday
(AP) -- In Silicon Valley, where sudden wealth is hardly something new and CEOs favor hoodies over bespoke blazers, Facebook's IPO on Friday didn't bring everyday life to a halt.
Nasdaq glitch confuses investors of Facebook IPO
(AP) -- Some investors who thought they had bought Facebook shares at the opening of trading were left without knowing for hours whether they had received the shares.
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