Snapchat adds chat as messaging space heats up
Snapchat is adding a chat feature to its ephemeral messaging service.
SpaceX releases raw video of first stage landing attempt
Video released today by SpaceX confirms the landing legs deployed successfully on the Falcon 9′s first stage booster, paving the way for future vertical soft touchdowns on land. SpaceX's next-generation Falcon 9 rocket ...
PlayStation ramps play with clever independent games
While major video game makers place sure bets on sequels to blockbuster titles, Sony is working with independent studios to bring sassy new titles to the PlayStation platform.
Robots may need to include parental controls
Older adults' fears that companion robots will negatively affect young people may create design challenges for developers hoping to build robots for older users, according to Penn State researchers.
Microsoft sets Xbox launch for China (Update)
Microsoft said Wednesday it would launch the Xbox One in China in September, the first game console to be announced after Beijing lifted a ban on the devices.
Netflix working way onto US cable company boxes (Update)
Netflix on Friday announced its first alliances with US cable television service companies to make its popular video streaming service available through their set-top boxes.
World's largest 4K video board
Churchill Downs will unveil the world's largest 4K ultra high-definition LED video board on Saturday, April 26, for the Spring Meet 2014. The 170-foot tall video screen, constructed by Panasonic Enterprise ...
AT&T joins crowded field with online video plans
AT&T and an investment firm run by former News Corp. executive Peter Chernin have formed an online video venture that could rival Netflix and Hulu.
Engineering students invent virtual fitting room for online shoppers (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —One blessing of the Internet: shopping conveniently online for clothes. One curse of the Internet: shopping conveniently online for clothes.
Netflix's Comcast deal improves quality of video
Netflix's videos are streaming through Comcast's Internet service at their highest speeds in the past 17 months now that Netflix is paying for a more direct connection to Comcast's network.
When he was in elementary school, Scott Aaronson, like many mathematically precocious kids of his generation, dreamed of making his own video games. He had only the foggiest notion of what that entailed, ...
Lights, action: Tech giants rush into original TV
The battle of the tech giants is now moving into television. Following the success of Netflix and a fresh push by Amazon in online video, the latest players looking to get into the gold rush may be Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL, ...
Video: Sentinel-1 separation in space
This superb footage was acquired by cameras on the Soyuz Fregat upper stage that released Sentinel-1 into orbit on 3 April 2014. It shows the Sentinel-1 satellite separating from the Fregat to start its life in orbit around ...