When we think about pollution, we imagine the dark clouds puffing from smokestacks or tailpipes. But those clouds quickly rise upward, follow the winds, and react with other gases and particles in the air. These processes ...
The New York City Panel on Climate Change (NPCC) 2015, co-chaired by a NASA researcher, published its latest report which details significant future increases in temperature, precipitation and sea level in the New York metropolitan ...
Twitter on Wednesday announced it is buying Niche, a startup that acts as a talent agency of sorts matching online video celebrities from Vine and elsewhere with advertisers.
Are you a hack waiting to happen? Your boss wants to find out.
Kill switches that render stolen smartphones useless were credited on Wednesday with stifling robberies and thefts in London, New York City, and San Francisco.
The microbes that call the New York City subway system home are mostly harmless, but include samples of disease-causing bacteria that are resistant to drugs—and even DNA fragments associated with anthrax and Bubonic plague—according ...
A sprawling showcase of tech startups expects to draw more than 5,500 people in June to its first Los Angeles event.
Facebook on Thursday launched a new feature that automatically provides tips about places where members of the social network might be, potentially challenging review websites like Yelp.
No storm selfies, hookups, status updates. With Facebook and Instagram down for nearly an hour overnight, what were legions of users to do?
In the wild world of winter weather, location is everything, which New York and Massachusetts learned too well Tuesday.