Mark Zuckerberg's chilly charity challenge to Bill Gates
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has become the latest celebrity to be doused by a bucket of ice-cold water—and now he wants Bill Gates to follow suit.
Boosting microelectronics with a little liquid logic
Certain titanium-based metal oxides can form a crystal structure known as perovskite that results in a subtle internal imbalance of electric charges. This imbalance gives the material the ability to flip ...
Researchers build first 3D magnetic logic gate
New tools advance bio-logic: Researchers build more sophisticated synthetic gene circuits
(Phys.org) —Researchers at Rice University and the University of Kansas Medical Center are making genetic circuits that can perform more complex tasks by swapping protein building blocks.
Particle, meet wave: Optical qubit technique squeezes photons to bridge discrete and continuous quantum regimes
At a Glance: Biggest tech donors in 2013
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, a pediatrician, topped the list of the most generous American philanthropists in 2013 with a donation of 18 million shares of Facebook stock that are now worth more ...
Twitter clues lead to @HiddenCash in San Francisco
Tweets are turning golden in San Francisco, thanks to an anonymous Twitter user hiding cash and then firing off clues as to where to find the loot.
Google engineers open gates to Quantum Computing Playground
Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay
The first images of the newly discovered wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, killing 16 people, were released Wednesday by U.S. ocean scientists.
Gates-funded student data group to shut down
The head of a student data processing organization says it will shut down in the coming months following criticism that led to the recent loss of its last active client—New York state.
Lions Gate partners with online outfit RocketJump
Another Hollywood studio is tying up with a video creator that has made it big on YouTube.
A quantum logic gate between light and matter
Scientists at Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching, Germany, successfully process quantum information with a system comprising an optical photon and a trapped atom.
StoreDot has plans for 30-second battery charge
Microsoft's Gates reclaims title as world's richest
The surging price of Microsoft shares returned US tech tycoon Bill Gates back to the top of Forbes's world's billionaires list, with his $76 billion beating out Mexico's Carlos Slim's $72 billion.