US appeals court OKs evidence from no-warrant GPS
A U.S. appeals court has reversed a decision that threw out evidence gathered after a GPS device was put on a suspect's van without a warrant.
Britons sign away first-born children for free wifi
Several Britons agreed to give up their eldest child in return for the use of free wifi, in an experiment to highlight the dangers of public Internet, published on Monday.
California bans paparazzi drones
California on Tuesday approved a law which will prevent paparazzi from using drones to take photos of celebrities, among a series of measures aimed at tightening protection of privacy.
Classic videogame Tetris to be made into a movie
The classic videogame Tetris, in which players slot a cascade of tumbling blocks together, is being turned into a science-fiction movie, the project's developers said Tuesday.
New technology allows people to take a 'virtual field trip' to an aquarium tank
A Boise, Idaho, company is taking armchair adventuring and learning to a new level by letting anyone on the Internet take command of a remotely operated underwater vehicle.
Remote healthcare for an aging population
An aging population and an increased incidence of debilitating illnesses such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease means there is pressure on technology to offer assistance with healthcare - monitoring and treatment. Research ...
FAA expected to approve drones for moviemaking
The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to fly drones, an important step toward greater use of the technology by ...
Drivers, don't trade in your smartphone for Google Glass yet
Texting while driving with Google Glass is clearly a distraction, a new University of Central Florida study has concluded—but there is a twist. In the study, texting Glass users outperformed smartphone ...
The future cometh: Science, technology and humanity at Singularity Summit 2011 (Part I)
The future cometh: Science, technology and humanity at Singularity Summit 2011 (Part II)
Man who raised $55K is throwing potato salad party
An Ohio man who jokingly sought $10 from a crowdfunding website to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad and ended up raising $55,000 is making good on his promise to throw a huge party.
Manning, WikiLeaks mole, sues US military seeking sex change
A year after being sentenced to a 35-year prison term in the biggest confidential document leak in US history, Chelsea Manning is suing the military seeking a sex change.
Police in US capital put body cameras to the test
Washington's city police force began putting body cameras to the test Wednesday, making the US capital the latest to use video technology as a routine part of law enforcement.