Research findings point way to designing crack-resistant metals
Potential solutions to big problems continue to arise from research that is revealing how materials behave at the smallest scales.
How the pace of technological progress is redrawing the political map
From power stations to factories, thermostats to smartphones, information to entertainment, the world is driven—and controlled—by digital technology. So it's no surprise that political and economic success, ...
The robot that learns everything from scratch
Two researchers at NTNU have made a robot that learns like a young child. At least, that's the idea. The machine starts with nothing—it has to learn everything from scratch.
Review: No new Apple TV? Try Nvidia Shield instead
With Apple expected to further delay an update to its already outdated Apple TV, consumers should take a look at Nvidia's new Shield device to get a sense of the future of streaming media players.
Need reason to pay by phone? Apple, Google add new features
The tech industry has been saying for years that smartphones would make traditional wallets obsolete. But most people still use cash or plastic when they shop in stores.
Students' designs give prosthetics a new look
A project by Kansas State University interior architecture & product design students is giving individuals with prosthetic limbs a chance to add some personality to their prosthetic and show the students ...
Microsoft beefs up Xbox ahead of major E3 event
Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled an Xbox One console with double the memory space that will hit the market as the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) video game extravaganza gets under way next week.
Reactor brought to first criticality after 14-month overhaul
An important research tool at DOE's Idaho National Laboratory was restarted recently after completion of a nearly 14-month overhaul-and-upgrade project. The Neutron Radiography (NRAD) Reactor provides researchers ...
Messaging app Line launches music streaming service in Japan
Mobile messaging giant Line on Thursday launched a digital music streaming service in Japan, stepping into a largely untapped market still dominated by sales of compact discs.
Gawker news site employees vote to unionize
News site Gawker Media employees say they have voted to join the Writers Guild of America, making it the first digital media outlet to organize.
Google teams up with orchestras to target classical
Google teamed up with five leading orchestras in a bid to draw more classical music lovers to digital music as the streaming sector booms.
Foreigners entering Canada to undergo biometric screening
Canada will collect finger prints and digitals photos from all foreigners traveling on a visa under a new security measure.