Jerusalem stone may answer Jewish revolt questions
Israeli archaeologists said Tuesday they have discovered a large stone with Latin engravings that lends credence to the theory that the reason Jews revolted against Roman rule nearly 2,000 ago was because ...
Microsoft No-IP takedown to strike malware draws protests
Too many returns this holiday? How loyal customers can hurt sales
Many people have strong habits when it comes to shopping, preferring favorite stores and favorite brands. But a new study in the Journal of Marketing Research suggests that these same shoppers may have hidden habits that a ...
Israel unveils its largest find of medieval gold coins
Israel on Wednesday unveiled the largest collection of medieval gold coins ever found in the country, accidentally discovered by amateur divers and dating back about a thousand years.
NY US Attorney says $28M in bitcoins seized
The United States Attorney in New York says about $28 million worth of bitcoins have been seized from a man charged with operating a notorious online drug marketplace known as Silk Road.
US senators seek information on FBI phone tracking
Leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday they were seeking answers from the Obama administration about federal law enforcement's use of surveillance technology that sweeps up basic cellphone data.
New algorithm gives credit where credit is due
It makes sense that the credit for science papers with multiple authors should go to the authors who perform the bulk of the research, yet that's not always the case.
Qualcomm says China launches antitrust probe
US mobile chipmaker Qualcomm said Monday it has been notified it is the subject of an antitrust investigation by Chinese authorities.
Apple sees iCloud attacks; China hack reported
Apple said Tuesday its iCloud server has been the target of "intermittent" attacks, hours after a security blog said Chinese authorities had been trying to hack into the system.
US theaters advised to ban 'smart' watches and glasses
A pair of influential US film industry organizations on Wednesday put out word that movie theaters should ban smart watches or eyewear that could be used to record movies.
New NFC solution for identity cards enables fast and convenient benefits for citizens
At this year's CeBIT show, NXP Semiconductors N.V. and AGETO will be presenting an important new NFC technology solution for national ID cards, allowing German citizens to benefit from the advantages of the country's new ...
China issues highest alert for Typhoon Fitow
China was on its highest alert for Typhoon Fitow Sunday, with tens of thousands evacuated as the storm was set to slam into the east coast as early as Sunday night.
Amazon publishes Hachette CEO's email address in pricing spat
Amazon revealed Saturday the email address of the American head of publishing group Hachette, urging readers to pressure him in writing to end the two groups' simmering dispute over book pricing.
Man pleads guilty in New York cybercrime case
A California man has pleaded guilty in New York City for his role marketing malware that federal authorities say infected more than a half-million computers worldwide.