Teaching computer games
Computer games have a broad appeal that transcends gender, culture, age and socio-economic status. Now, computer scientists in the US think that creating computer games, rather than just playing them could boost students' ...
Feel like someone's watching? You're probably right
Almost every worker has done it: gotten in a little Facebook updating, personal e-mailing, YouTube watching and friend calling while on the clock.
Bunker-busting ATM attacks show security holes
(AP) -- A hacker has discovered a way to force ATMs to disgorge their cash by hijacking the computers inside them.
Swedish prosecutors defend WikiLeaks about-face
(AP) -- Swedish prosecutors defended their handling of a rape allegation against the founder of WikiLeaks, saying Sunday that they had made no mistakes in issuing an arrest warrant and withdrawing it less ...
US, Germany developing secret spy satellites: cables
Germany and the United States are jointly developing secret spy satellites under the guise of a commercial programme despite opposition from France, leaked US diplomatic cables showed Monday.
House attached to balloons flies, sets world record (w/ Video)
Many fliers refuse to turn off electronic gadgets
Gadget-dependent fliers are turning a deaf ear to flight attendants' instructions to turn off their devices during takeoff and landing, despite decades of government warnings, a USA TODAY investigation shows.
What you should know about NSA phone data program
A leaked document disclosed the monumental scale of the U.S. government's surveillance of America's phone records, part of a massive data collection program aimed at combating terrorism.
Engelbart, inventor of computer mouse, dies at 88
The first computer mouse was a wooden shell with metal wheels. The man behind it, tech visionary Doug Engelbart, has died at 88 after transforming the way people work, play and communicate.
Tablet computers for global literacy
In two remote villages in rural Ethiopia, a team of literacy and technology experts from Tufts and MIT launched a grand experiment with a simple gesture: they dropped off a handful of tablet computers for ...
Green Home Tech Wins National Inventor Award
Green technology got another nod Thursday night when an environmentally friendly method for building homes took the top prize at an annual inventors challenge sponsored by The History Channel and a division of the Inventors ...
'Mercury sponge' technology goes from lab to market
A material designed to capture and remove mercury and other toxic substances from industrial waste streams is now available for commercial use.
Looking ahead with tech icon Bob Metcalfe
One of the great things about living in Silicon Valley is that the history of technology is alive all around us.
Vatican and Oxford libraries announce joint digital conversion of some manuscripts, books
More world literature just got its door kicked open digitally. For the first time scholars will be able to compare material kept in the separate collections for centuries.