NASA asteroid defense program falls short: audit
The US space agency's program to detect and protect the Earth from incoming asteroids is poorly managed and far behind schedule, said a government audit report on Monday.
SpaceX's next cargo launch set for Sept 20
SpaceX's next unmanned cargo trip to restock supplies at the International Space Station is scheduled for September 20, the US space agency said Friday.
US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance
US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance program requiring it to hand over user data in the name of national security, court documents showed ...
A system that facilitates malware identification in smartphones
Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid have developed a tool to help security analysts protect markets and users from malware. This system allows a large number of apps to be analyzed in order to determine the malware's ...
Noel Hinners, former NASA scientist, dies at 78
Noel Hinners, a former chief scientist for NASA who helped plan the scientific exploration of the moon for the Apollo program and later oversaw projects such as the Mars Surveyor Program, has died.
Photo service Twitpic to shutter, blames Twitter
The photo-sharing service Twitpic announced Thursday it was shutting down, saying it faced an ultimatum from Twitter to abandon its trademark or lose access to the messaging service.
US court hears debate in NSA phone records case
A federal appeals court has expressed concern about the government's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records.
Gifts that generate gratitude keep customers loyal
They promise us discounts, upgrades and freebies in exchange for our allegiance - so why are shoppers failing to stay faithful to customer loyalty programs?
Does your computer know how you're feeling?
Researchers in Bangladesh have designed a computer program that can accurately recognize users' emotional states as much as 87% of the time, depending on the emotion.
Researchers develop model to study impact of faculty development programs
Methods used to demonstrate the impact of faculty development programs have long been lacking. A research report from the George Washington University (GW) introduces a new model to demonstrate how faculty development programming ...
Computer writes its own fables
Researchers have created a computer program with the artificial intelligence to write its own fables.
Patient choice and hospital capacity during a pandemic
Allowing patients to choose which hospital they attend when suffering illness during a pandemic rather than assigning them to a specific healthcare facility is appealing to patients during such a crisis. However, such a patient-centric ...
Why your next job interview might be conducted by a computer
Milena Head envisions a not-so-distant future in which hiring managers won't need to perform job interviews.
Linking television and the Internet
In the "LinkedTV" project, researchers are seamlessly connecting TV offerings with the Internet. Audiences will benefit from an informative and personalized viewing experience.