New technique helps probe performance of organic solar cell materials
A research team led by North Carolina State University has developed a new technique for determining the role that a material's structure has on the efficiency of organic solar cells, which are candidates ...
Research team releases app for tracking Yellowstone geysers
When people throughout the world want to watch the iconic Old Faithful eruption at Yellowstone National Park in real time, they now can turn to their smartphones, through a free app, courtesy of a UH Mānoa-led ...
Hotels make Internet free but tighten cancellation policies
Big changes are coming in 2015 for hotel guests, one will save travelers lots of money and another may cause a few headaches.
Google and Microsoft stand with Sony against hackers
Google and Microsoft joined forces with Sony on Wednesday, using their online might to release "The Interview" film to online audiences despite threats from hackers.
Sony statement on the on-demand release of 'The Interview'
Sony Pictures Entertainment issued the following statement Wednesday on the on-demand release of "The Interview":
Sony re-gifts 'The Interview' in limited release
"The Interview" was put back into theaters Thursday when Sony Pictures Entertainment announced a limited theatrical release for the comedy that provoked an international incident with North Korea and outrage ...
Dynamic new app for learning about particle physics now available
Next time you get the itch to check Facebook on your mobile phone, why not scroll through the latest unsolved physics mysteries instead? Now a free app for Android and Apple devices called The Particle Adventure ...
Brazil's Coelho offers $100,000 for N. Korea parody film
Brazilian author Paulo Coelho offered Thursday to pay Sony $100,000 for rights to "The Interview," protesting the company's decision to scrap the North Korean parody film amid chilling threats from hackers.
Gift Guide: Home products come with connectivity
Do you really need an app to tell you to brush and floss? It seems every household appliance is getting some smarts these days, meaning some connection to a phone app and the broader Internet. But then what?
Gift Guide: Five fitness trackers offer wide range
There are several fitness trackers to choose from, varying in what they measure and how easy they are to use. Here are five, ranked from budget to sophisticated, to give you a sense of the range available. ...
A first-of-its-kind discovery with an X-ray laser
A research team led by physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) has proven a method that makes it possible to find the atomic structure of proteins in action by producing "snapshots" of them ...
Top US court mulls free speech, Facebook threats
US Supreme Court justices struggled Monday with the difficult question of whether threats made on Facebook can be prosecuted or are protected free speech.
Supreme Court considers Facebook threats case
Supreme Court justices are vigorously debating the Digital Age question of where the line should be drawn between free speech and illegal threats.