Oculus out to let people touch virtual worlds
Behind closed doors on the show floor of the world's premier video game show, Facebook-owned Oculus was letting people touch virtual worlds.
Hydroelectric dams drastically reduce tropical forest biodiversity
Widely hailed as 'green' sources of renewable energy, hydroelectric dams have been built worldwide at an unprecedented scale. But research from the University of East Anglia reveals that these major infrastructure ...
Bacterial method for low-cost, environmentally-friendly synthesis of aqueous soluble quantum dot nanocrystals
A team of Lehigh University engineers have demonstrated a bacterial method for the low-cost, environmentally friendly synthesis of aqueous soluble quantum dot (QD) nanocrystals at room temperature.
Snapchat deletes a distinctive feature and makes it easier to add friends
Snapchat is removing a cumbersome feature and making it easier to add friends on its app.
Need to hit friends up for cash? There's an app for that
On a trip to Maine with four friends, Alexander Culbertson racked up $1,300 on gas, hotel rooms, food and drinks.
Facebook launches private photo sharing for friends
Facebook on Monday unveiled a new feature that allows smartphone users to privately share photos of friends, by sifting through images with facial recognition technology.
Rainbow Facebook photos: Armchair activism or shifting tide?
You may have noticed your Facebook friends getting considerably more colorful.
Fed agency blames giant hack on 'neglected' security system
The agency that allowed hackers linked to China to steal private information about nearly every federal employee—and detailed personal histories of millions with security clearances—failed for years to ...
New approach to online compatibility
Many of the online social networks match users with each other based on common keywords and assumed shared interests based on their activity. A new approach that could help users find new friends and contacts with a greater ...