New Zealand to change spy laws after Dotcom bungle
New Zealand unveiled plans Monday to allow its foreign intelligence agency to spy on local residents, to fill a loophole exposed when Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom was illegally snooped upon.
Texting, grand theft auto style; alarms pose risk
Texting and driving don't go well together - though not in the way you might think.
Army to test XM25 'smart' grenade launcher rifle (w/ Video)
Some course adjustments? Virtually guaranteed
The public health class got ready for its first lecture: Attending were the pharmacist from Pakistan, the psychologist from Brazil, the dietitian from Louisiana, the journalist from Los Angeles - and 4,500 other people. It's ...
Turing award goes to 'machine learning' expert
A Harvard University professor has been awarded a top technology prize for research that has paved the way for computers that more closely mimic how humans think, including the one that won a "Jeopardy!" tournament.
US girls sweep Google kids science fair
Three US girls won the top prizes in a global science fair launched by Google for their projects on ovarian cancer, grilled chicken and indoor air quality, the Internet giant announced Tuesday.
Google replants its garage roots in tech workshops
Amid all the free food and other goodies that come with a job at Google Inc., there's one benefit a lot of employees don't even know about: a cluster of high-tech workshops that have become a tinkerer's paradise.
The Japanese disaster one year later
As the world remembers the horrors of the disaster on its one-year anniversary, experts at the Mailman School take stock of disaster response, nuclear fears and lessons learned
Kindle lets students rent digital textbooks
Amazon.com on Monday began letting students rent textbooks on Kindle electronic readers.
1888 Edison recording may be 1st talking doll try
(AP) -- Scientists using advanced imaging technology have recovered a 123-year-old recording made by Thomas Edison that is believed to be the world's first attempt at a talking doll and may mark the dawn of the American ...
Foreign hardware could be designed to launch cyber attacks against US companies and consumers
Robotic arm's big flaw: Patients say it's 'too easy'
One touch directs a robotic arm to grab objects in a new computer program designed to give people in wheelchairs more independence.
Scientists design first robot using mould
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the University of the West of England are to design the first ever biological robot using mould.
ATM hack promises teller machine jackpot
Computer security researchers are heading to Las Vegas with a software hack that gets bank teller machines to spew out cash jackpots.