India unveils home-built aircraft carrier (Update)
India has launched its first home-built aircraft carrier, marking another milestone in its efforts to bolster its maritime presence.
Competing for milk can be a stressful thing for hyena twin siblings
Researchers from the German Leibniz Institute of Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) demonstrate for the first time in a free-ranging mammal that hunger and conflict for access to resources can be "stressful" ...
Friends vie for bragging rights online at TopThat
Brandon Caruana thinks friends are ready to swap online social network niceties for trash talk and competition in a virtual arena that challenges people to "TopThat."
Google releases Chrome browser for iPhone, iPad
Google's Chrome browser can now be used to surf the Web on the iPhone and iPad.
SAP to buy Ariba for $4.5B, extending cloud push
(AP) -- Business software maker SAP AG on Tuesday said it will buy Ariba Inc., which makes Web-based software that connects suppliers and buyers online, for about $4.51 billion.
Google tweaks Plus social network for ease of use
(AP) -- Google is tweaking its social network, Google Plus, to make it easier to use and to distinguish it from rival Facebook.
Interview: Budding Google social network sets itself apart
Like the strong-willed youth it is, Google's budding social network is confidently going its own way.
HBO stops selling DVDs to Netflix
(AP) -- HBO fired a shot across Netflix's bow this week, confirming it will no longer sell discounted DVDs of hit shows like "Boardwalk Empire" to the subscription video service.
SAP sees new acquisition as boon for cloud computing
The acquisition of US firm Success Factors by SAP will make the German software giant number one in "cloud computing" and show a profit from 2013, a top SAP executive said in an interview published Saturday.
Bill Gates unfussed by Steve Jobs' jab
Microsoft founder Bill Gates coolly parried some harsh criticism from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, in an interview with ABC television Sunday, saying their professional rivalry was positive.
NASA hangs up on silent Mars rover Spirit (Update)
Shortly after midnight, NASA sent one last plea to the rover Spirit, mired in a sand trap on the surface of Mars.
How birds prepare for war
(PhysOrg.com) -- Just as human soldiers show greater solidarity when entering combat zones, new research from the University of Bristol has demonstrated that birds also increase their affiliative behaviour ...
San Francisco vs Amsterdam in green city rivalry
San Francisco and Amsterdam set an online stage for an environmental rivalry regarding which city is more nature-friendly.
Public opinion a good predictor of terror attacks: study
Public opinion polls are good predictors of terrorist attacks, according to a study published Thursday which argues that terrorists do not act independently of their countrymen's attitudes.