Computer scientists can predict the price of Bitcoin
Scientists have crunched data to predict crime, hospital visits, and government uprisings—so why not the price of Bitcoin?
Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains—not phones
AT&T says it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from non-phone services such as tablets and Internet-connected cars. The company is facing pricing pressure from smaller rivals T-Mobile ...
BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice
Bank of America is apologizing for double-billing customers who made purchases using Apple's new mobile payments service.
Twitter looks to weave into more mobile apps
Twitter on Wednesday set out to weave itself into mobile applications with a free "Fabric" platform to help developers build better programs and make more money.
Google unveils app for managing Gmail inboxes
Google is introducing an application designed to make it easier for its Gmail users to find and manage important information that can often become buried in their inboxes.
Survey: Harassment a common part of online life (Update)
A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.
'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles
So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for surfing waves than the Web. Amid the palm trees and purple sunsets of the Southern California coastline, ...
Adaptive zoom riflescope prototype has push-button magnification
When an Army Special Forces officer-turned engineer puts his mind to designing a military riflescope, he doesn't forget the importance of creating something for the soldiers who will carry it that is easy ...
New 3-D printing algorithms speed production, reduce waste
New software algorithms have been shown to significantly reduce the time and material needed to produce objects with 3-D printers.
Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2
If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, depending on how big you are). I'm old school: I much prefer looking through the viewfinder ...
Samsung debuts new Nook tablet with larger screen
Device maker Samsung and bookseller Barnes & Noble are introducing a new larger-screen Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet two months after the first version was announced.
NIST's Cloud Computing Roadmap details research requirements and action plans
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has published the final version of the US Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap, Volumes I and II. The roadmap focuses on strategic and tactical objectives to support ...
Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles (Update)
The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing ...
Boeing and Chinese firm to turn 'gutter oil' into jet fuel
US aircraft maker Boeing has set up a facility with a Chinese firm to transform waste cooking oil—the source of repeated food safety scandals—into jet fuel, it said Wednesday.