QR security codes, developed by the start-up ScanTrust, make it possible to authenticate and locate goods using a smartphone application. Housed in the Innovation Park at EPFL, the company has developed a ...
Electronics is based on the manipulation of electrons and other charge carriers, but in addition to charge, electrons possess a property known as spin. When spin is manipulated with magnetic and electric ...
The sun is a huge source of energy. In just one hour, Earth is hit by so much sunshine that humankind could cover its energy needs for an entire year, if only we knew how to harvest and save it. But storing ...
University of Adelaide researchers have discovered a target for the development of completely new antibiotics against disease-causing bacteria.
The European Union has unveiled a strategy to unify the continent's digital sector and help its technology companies compete with the dominant U.S. firms. It will also open an antitrust inquiry into the e-commerce ...
Charismatic or 'celebrity' endangered wildlife can help save less well-known or 'forgotten' animals – if the conservation funds are used wisely, environmental scientists say.
Online shopping has arrived in North Korea, though it's as isolated from the rest of the world as the country itself, and the vast majority of North Koreans lack the technology to use it.
Russia said an unmanned supply ship set for the International Space Station will fall back to Earth Friday and burn up in the atmosphere, after the spacecraft suffered a communications failure.
Two decades after it started spraying coca fields with herbicide, Colombia is torn between continuing to wage a US-sponsored war on drugs from the sky and mounting fears of health risks.
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has revealed his computer programming skills after sharing on Facebook a Sudoku puzzle-solver code he wrote.
San Francisco company Ripple Labs agreed to pay a $700,000 penalty for running a market for XRP, the world's second largest virtual currency after Bitcoin, outside US financial regulations.
The boxing match billed as the fight of the century is over, but the battle over smartphone video streaming of the Las Vegas showdown is just beginning.
Internet file-storage company Mega Ltd., launched in 2013 by indicted entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, failed Wednesday in a bid to list on New Zealand's stock market.
Chinese police have visited Uber offices in a second city in a widening investigation into the company's operations in China.
Daimler officials rolled out their truck of the future Tuesday night, a driverless big rig that negotiated some very tight turns—but with a driver.