Lithuania taxman uses Google Maps to find dodgers (Update)
As soon as Google Maps Street View was rolled out in Lithuania earlier this year, tax authorities were ready.
One screen not enough for US viewers, survey finds
American television viewers are increasingly finding that one screen won't do: almost all have a second-screen device and 87 percent use it while watching shows, a survey said Tuesday.
Legislation can curb discrimination against gays and lesbians in employment situations
Antidiscrimination laws can have a significant positive impact on how gays and lesbians are treated in employment situations, according to new research from Rice University. The study on public awareness of sexual-orientation ...
Solar-powered plane plans flight across US (Update 2)
A solar-powered plane that has wowed aviation fans in Europe is set to travel across the United States with stops in Phoenix, Dallas, Washington, D.C., and New York, the plane's Swiss creators said.
Google adds street views inside Japan nuclear zone
Concrete rubble litters streets lined with shuttered shops and dark windows. A collapsed roof juts from the ground. A ship sits stranded on a stretch of dirt flattened when the tsunami roared across the coastline. ...
Curiosity is back! Snapping fresh Martian vistas
Curiosity is back! After a multi week hiatus forced by a computer memory glitch, NASA's mega rover is back to full operation.
Geology app helps students hunt for fossils, study waterfalls
A new app is making it possible to discover the natural wonders of Ontario all in the palm of your hands.
Google Maps adds view from Mt. Everest
Google on Monday added views from some of the world's tallest mountains to scenes woven into its popular online map service.
Google pays $7M fine to settle Wi-Fi privacy case (Update 2)
Google will pay a $7 million fine to settle a multistate investigation into a snoopy software program that enabled the Internet search leader to intercept emails, passwords and other sensitive information ...
Randy pandas get privacy at Tokyo zoo
A pair of pandas in the mood for mating were being given a bit of space Thursday with Japanese zookeepers hoping they will mate on if the public was kept away.
Volvo Cars makes driving at night safer and more comfortable with innovative, permanent high beam
The new Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 - shown to the public for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show - can be fitted with an innovation that makes driving in the dark safer and more comfortable. The renewed ...
How numbers can reveals hidden truths about sports
When a field-goal kicker lines up for an attempt in a football game, television viewers will typically be presented with the kicker's record from that distance—on all attempts from 40 to 49 yards, for instance. ...
Microsoft's Yammer adds translation functions
Microsoft said Thursday its Yammer social network for internal corporate communications would add message translation capabilities to help firms with multilingual operations.
Nielsen to begin counting broadband viewing homes
The company that measures television viewership will soon begin counting people who watch programming through broadband instead of a traditional broadcast or cable hook-up.