How to take photos of Earth while whizzing past at 17,000 MPH
When you're flying above Earth in a spaceship or space station, taking a clear picture below is more than a point-and-shoot job. As NASA astronaut Don Pettit explains in this video, you need to account for ...
Hearst pays $81.3M for stake in AwesomenessTV
Hearst Corp. is betting $81.3 million that Internet video network AwesomenessTV will live up to its name.
The technological path to Mars
Can the just-flown Orion spacecraft truly get us to Mars? NASA has been portraying the mission as part of the roadmap to the Red Planet, but there are observers who say a human landing mission is an unrealistic ...
Prank 'spider dog' video most shared YouTube item
A prankster video depicting a dog disguised as a giant spider was the most-shared item on the Google-owned YouTube platform in 2014.
Researchers use X-ray video of guineafowl walking through poppy seeds to create a 3-D model of how tracks get made
Pioneer of video games, Simon dies at 92
Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to "Pong" and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died. He was 92.
Tone mapping technique creates 'hyper-real' look
A new image processing technique developed by Disney Research Zurich could make high dynamic range (HDR) video look better when shown on consumer-quality displays by preserving much of the rich visual detail ...
AOL buys start-up Vidible to bolster video efforts
AOL Inc. made a new investment in video Monday, acquiring a San Francisco startup that's built technology to simplify the process of syndicating online video.
Twitter tries to make it easier to report abuse
Twitter is trying to make it easier for victims and witnesses of online harassment to report it.
MIT engineers have high hopes for cheetah robot
It's a robot unlike any other, inspired by the world's fastest land animal and controlled by video game technology.
Tech gifts for the geek who already has everything
It's the holiday shopping season, so it's time to answer that all-important question: Do you know what to get the geeks in your life?
Spotify turns up volume as losses fall
The world's biggest music streaming service, Spotify, announced Tuesday its revenue grew by 74 percent in 2013 while net losses shrank by one third, in a year of spectacular expansion.
Unboxing videos online chronicle the big reveal
Rrrrip goes the packing tape and squeak goes the protective foam. Are there sweeter, more seductive sounds than the opening of a new toy or gadget?
Iridium flares captured in real time by astrophotographer
There are so many fun sights to see in the sky that are pure astronomical magic. And then there are the spectacular human-created sights. One of those sights is watching satellites from the Iridium constellation ...