Microsoft will be fined over browser commitment: EU (Update)
US software giant Microsoft faces yet more heavy fines after it promised to offer clients a choice of web browser but has failed to do so, the EU's competition commissioner said Monday.
Review: Thunderbird innovates, but Web mail wins
The last time I relied on email software for personal messaging, George W. Bush was starting his second term, Pluto was still a planet and the Motorola Razr was America's most popular mobile phone.
Apple to unveil mini iPad in October: report
Apple will unveil a new, smaller version of its wildly popular iPad in October after the release of the latest version of its iPhone next month, the All Things Digital website reported Sunday.
Swiss rail claims Apple copied its iconic clocks (Update)
Switzerland's national rail company accused Apple Inc. on Friday of stealing the iconic look of its station clocks for the iOS 6 operating system used by iPhone and iPad mobile devices.
Review: BlackBerry Z10 is good stab at rebirth
Are you ashamed to have a BlackBerry? It's not exactly a status symbol any more, at least not in the U.S., after it got left in the dust by the iPhone. Now, there's a new BlackBerry that wants to get back ...
Promiscuous females are trying to avoid selfish genes
So-called 'selfish genes' may make females more promiscuous and also lower male fertility.
Guppies lie about mate choice to trick rivals
When it comes to sex among guppies, competition is high for those at the top of the game. To get around this predicament, a recent study has shown, guppies use trickery. ...
Power struggles are best kept out of the public eye
For animals, prevailing in a fight affects their likelihood of winning future conflicts. The opposite is true of losing a fight. The sex hormone testosterone is often believed to mediate this "winner effect". ...
Intel's plans for quadcore SoC chips discovered
New Kindle Touch is an impressive e-reader
When it comes to reading digital books, tablets are all the rage. But there's a lot to like about simple e-readers, which over the past year have become both a lot cheaper and a lot less clunky.
US judge lifts Samsung tablet ban
A judge on Monday lifted a ban on US sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 computers as the South Korean firm added Apple's new iPhone 5 to a patent brawl between the two market rivals.
Review: Google Nexus 7 nice, but content lacking
If you want a tablet but can't afford an iPad, Google's new Nexus 7 is not a bad choice.
Hunger may inhibit defensive behavior
Most animals don't spend nearly as much time and energy defending nesting or mating sites against intruders outside the breeding season. That's a given.
Orangutans plan their future route and communicate it to others, researchers show
Male orangutans plan their travel route up to one day in advance and communicate it to other members of their species. In order to attract females and repel male rivals, they call in the direction in which ...