High-frequency stock trading of little value to investors, general public
The increase in the speed of stock trading from microseconds to nanoseconds leads to an increase in order cancellation, but little else of value to investors and the general public, says research by a University ...
Samsung's curved OLED TV boasts immersive viewing experience by creating panorama effect
Today at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Samsung Electronics unveiled Samsung's Curved OLED TV, breaking the barrier of innovation in home entertainment.
Google to offer public Wi-Fi in NYC neighborhood (Update)
Google said Tuesday it is teaming up with a New York City neighborhood business group to provide the company's first urban Wi-Fi network.
Professor: Don't expect sweeping gun reform measures following Newtown shootings
The Dec. 14 massacre at a Newtown, Conn., elementary was the second-deadliest school shooting in American history. Despite the bloodshed, Americans probably shouldn't expect sweeping reform when it comes to gun control policies, ...
Nielsen taps Twitter for TV show buzz
Nielsen on Monday announced a deal to tap into Twitter to gauge how much online buzz is being generated by television shows instead of simply focusing on numbers of viewers for programs.
Google Maps return to iPhone with new mobile app (Update)
Google Maps has found its way back to the iPhone.
Social networks grow in global political debate
Social media like Facebook and Twitter have become important elements in political and social discourse in a number of countries, particularly in the Arab world, a survey showed Wednesday.
NASA gets eyeballed from Cyclone Claudia
NASA's Aqua satellite got "eyeballed" from Cyclone Claudia in the Southern Indian Ocean when two instruments captured the storm's eye in infrared and visible light. Satellite data indicates that Claudia's ...
NASA satellites analyze Typhoon Bopha inside and out
Typhoon Bopha proved deadly to residents in the Mindanao region of the Philippines after ravaging islands in Micronesia. NASA's Aqua and TRMM satellites peered at the storm inside and out, providing forecasters ...
Second African nation gets Google street view
Botswana on Monday became the second African country to be featured on Google Maps' Street View, allowing users to explore landmarks such as the Okavango Delta.
Man demoted for Facebook comments wins case (Update)
Britain's High Court ruled Friday that a Christian was unfairly demoted for posting his opposition to gay marriage on Facebook.
Google cameras map popular Grand Canyon trails
(AP)—Google and its street-view cameras already have taken users to narrow cobblestone alleys in Spain using a tricycle, inside the Smithsonian with a push cart and to British Columbia's snow-covered slopes by snowmobile.
Google opens window into secretive data centers
Google is opening a virtual window into the secretive data centers where an intricate maze of computers process Internet search requests, show YouTube video clips and distribute email for millions of people.
More than three million Austrians tuned in live to Austrian space jumper
More than three million television and internet viewers in Austria tuned in live to watch Austrian Felix Baumgartner jump from the edge of space on Sunday and become the first man to break the sound barrier unaided by a ...