Although the average Facebook user may gave some 130 "friends," in reality, Americans have, on average, slightly more than two confidantes, down from three 25 years ago, but the size of this social network has stabilized ...
A Northumbria students design for a car windscreen that displays driver information, directions and road conditions has been shortlisted in a national transportation competition.
Ratings agency Standard & Poor's on Wednesday said it had downgraded Japan's Panasonic one notch to "A" with a negative outlook, citing pressure on its digital products such as flat panel TVs.
Six volunteers Friday will emerge blinking into the outside world after spending almost one-and-a-half-years in isolation at a Russian research centre to test the effects on humans of a flight to Mars.
PayPal, the US-based online payment giant, has moved to expand its global presence with its first Southeast Asian operations centre, the latest in a string of similar offices around the globe.
Internet giant Google on Wednesday launched a free start-up scheme to help small Indian businesses host their own websites as the country's booming economy increasingly moves online.
Japan's parliament has come under cyber attack again, apparently from the same emails linked to a China-based server that have already hit several lawmakers' computers, an official said Wednesday.
Authorities in Beijing have pledged to improve the way they measure air quality amid accusations they massively underestimate pollution in the Chinese capital, state media said Wednesday.
Technology-obsessed South Koreans fell in love with the smartphone relatively late, but are making up for lost time at astonishing speed.
A Florida man pleaded not guilty to hacking into the emails of Scarlett Johansson, Christina Aguilera, Mila Kunis and other celebrities, following his arrest last month.
Ancient tales of Norse mariners using mysterious sunstones to navigate the ocean when clouds obscured the Sun and stars are more than just legend, according to a study published Wednesday.
Officers from a ship stuck on a New Zealand reef faced fresh charges Wednesday as fears were raised the vessel was close to breaking up and could spill more oil, worsening the environmental disaster.
(AP) -- Sony reported a 27 billion yen ($346 million) loss for the latest quarter and downgraded its annual earnings forecast Wednesday to stay in the red for the fourth year straight, battered by the strong yen and poor ...
(AP) -- Governments must not clamp down on Internet and mobile phone networks at times of social unrest, the British government said Tuesday - weeks after suggesting police should do just that during riots.