Passenger pigeons help to navigate
Many animals travel long distances in groups but little is known about how this may influence the navigational skills of individuals.
Man arrested over British government cyber-attack
British police on Tuesday arrested a man over an alleged cyber-attack on the websites of Home Secretary Theresa May and her interior ministry.
Cambodia approves controversial dam plan
Energy-hungry Cambodia on Friday gave the green light to a multi-million dollar hydropower dam backed by companies from China and Vietnam that activists say will affect thousands of people.
New LED bulb enables wireless light control, personalized with smartphone or tablet app
Building on its innovation capabilities, today Philips unveils hue, the world's smartest web-enabled LED home lighting system. Philips hue signals a new era in home lighting both in the way we think about ...
Companies to provide city-wide wireless Internet access by turning private homes into public Wi-Fi hotspots
Alcatel-Lucent, and the Dutch cable operator Ziggo are conducting a trial of an innovative technique to turn private homes into public Wi-Fi hotspots in order to provide wireless broadband access to Ziggo's customers.
Adapting suburbia to face up to climate change
How can we change and adapt our homes to cope with climate change? What actions can neighbourhoods take to mitigate problems caused by increased heat stress and reduced comfort during hot spells, restrictions ...
Smart technology can help conserve energy use at home
Our homes are getting smarter. Smart technology that automates our homes' devices is becoming mainstream, making it convenient for us to rein in our energy use and cut our energy bills.
Study shows rapid growth of high-definition TV
High-definition televisions have rapidly become the norm in U.S. homes.
UK blocks extradition of alleged hacker to US (Update)
(AP)—A British computer hacker's decade-long struggle to avoid trial in the U.S. over alleged breaches of military and NASA networks ended in success Tuesday, as the U.K. government ruled he was unfit to ...
UK to rule on extraditing alleged hacker to US
(AP)—Britain's Home Secretary is set to rule on whether to extradite a British hacker to America to face charges for breaking into sensitive computer networks at U.S. military and space installations.
Smartphones control smart homes at Asia tech fair
Homes where every device is linked up and can be controlled by smartphone were touted in Japan on Tuesday when Asia's biggest tech fair threw open its doors.
Italian police 'track mafia with Facebook'
Italian police are making use of Facebook to identify criminal networks and even to catch gangsters who cannot resist posting updates while on the run, L'Espresso weekly reported on Friday.
Team GB only likely to clock up 46 medals in Olympic Games in Rio 2016—Mathematical formula predicts medal haul
Team GB is only likely to clock up 46 medals in the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016, say researchers who used a mathematical formula three years ago to predict performance for London 2012, and came up with a medal haul of 63.
Swivelling solar home stars in Madrid contest
International teams have built 19 sun-powered homes in Spain's capital for a contest that shows off futuristic designs, including one house that swivels 180 degrees.