Twitter adds photo sharing to direct messages
Updated mobile software rolled out Tuesday by Twitter lets smartphone users send pictures in direct, personal messages seen only by recipients instead of being shared publicly on the social network.
Rubik's Cube solving robot at Scienceworks
The world's fastest Rubik's Cube-solving robot, developed by students at Swinburne University of Technology, is now permanently on display at Scienceworks in Melbourne.
State settles Bitcoin case vs. online gaming co. (Update)
An online video game company accused of infecting thousands of computers with malicious software and using that access to illegally mine for the electronic currency Bitcoin has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement, the New ...
QUT develops software to reduce greenhouse gases
Technology developed at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane aims to help Australia reduce greenhouse gas emissions across its agricultural landscape.
Researchers develop software to reduce greenhouse gases
Technology developed at QUT aims to help Australia reduce greenhouse gas emissions across its agricultural landscape.
Social scientists study what gadget users want and need
Matt Wallaert is not a software engineer. Nor is he a programmer or developer. Still, it's not unusual for him to get calls regularly from tech companies looking to recruit him.
Two updated guides provide latest NIST recommendations for system patches, malware avoidance
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has updated two of its series of computer security guides to help computer system managers protect their systems from hackers and malware. Vulnerabilities in software ...
Silicon Valley keenly awaits latest Lego robot kit
Few are more excited about Lego's new Mindstorms sets rolling out next month than Silicon Valley engineers.
Las Cumbres Observatory 'Sinistro' astronomy imager captures first light
Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope (LCOGT), with first lights at nine new 1-meter telescopes since April of 2012, achieved another critical milestone by capturing the first on-sky image with a production ...
Facebook lets users showcase posts on other websites
Facebook on Wednesday began letting people share social network posts at blogs or other spots on the Internet.
Facebook toys with mobile game publishing
Facebook on Tuesday got into the business of publishing mobile games, offering developers help at going global with smartphone or tablet titles in exchange for a share of revenue.
Writing programs using ordinary language
In a pair of recent papers, researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have demonstrated that, for a few specific tasks, it's possible to write computer programs using ordinary ...
Google Glass app lets Tesla owners check on cars from afar
If Telsa Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk was at all concerned about the automaker's status as the technological leader in electric cars, a new app designed for Google Glass just might cement the luxury ...
A new simulator could help the elderly or disabled users engage more effectively with electronic devices, including websites, smartphones and digital television.