Three years ago this month, Google Inc. launched a new social network with high hopes of countering the rising tide of Internet users who were flocking to Facebook.
Academics at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) at the University of York are capitalising on the opportunities offered by the development of low-cost unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to monitor, map and explore our ...
Not long after the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 was declared missing, the world's attention was focused on a remote, poorly known area of the Eastern Indian Ocean as the possible location of the lost aircraft.
News that Google representatives are in talks with Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic are seen as further evidence the web company is looking to set up a series of low-orbit satellites to help connect more people to the internet.
Google Maps on Thursday began letting soccer fans dive into World Cup venues in Brazil without having to leave home.
Big cities in the smog: Photos from Beijing and, more recently, Paris clearly illustrate the extent of fine dust pollution. But what about our direct environment? What is the pollution concentration near our favorite jogging ...
Scientists at the University of York have contributed to a new study which represents a significant step forward in understanding the molecular processes which underpin the evolution of genomes in Brassica species.
A group of computing and software students have created some stunning videos using one of the most powerful computers in the world.
Due to the success of navigation devices and smartphones, digital maps are used widely in everyday life. They guide us safely along motorways or to the next bakery as long as the map is good and clear. However, representation ...
The executive credited with bringing the Google+ social network to life is leaving the Internet colossus after playing a key role there for nearly eight years.