Journalist linked to Anonymous gets five years' prison
A journalist also known as an informal spokesman for the hacker group Anonymous was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday in a case which rallied activists for press freedom, his supporters said.
How can we protect our information in the era of cloud computing?
Private information would be much more secure if individuals moved away from cloud-based storage towards peer-to-peer systems, where data is stored in a variety of ways and across a variety of sites, argues ...
Microsoft HoloLens goggles captivate with holograms
Microsoft's HoloLens goggles have hit a sweet spot between Google Glass and virtual reality headgear, immersing users in a mesmerizing world of augmented reality holograms.
Invention slows water evaporation, generates energy
A new technology invented at the University of Arizona offers a positive environmental impact by slowing the evaporation of water from bodies of water such as mining tailings ponds and reservoirs, while simultaneously ...
Nadella: Microsoft aspires to get consumers 'loving Windows'
Microsoft upped its bid to capture the hearts and minds of technology consumers Wednesday with Windows 10, announcing everything from free upgrades for the majority of Windows users to support for nascent holographic dis ...
Hands-on with Microsoft's hologram device
Microsoft didn't use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing technology. Instead, with its new HoloLens headset, the company is offering real-world examples ...
Can you save money at the bowser by only half-filling the fuel tank?
Fuel prices may be at historic lows at the moment but when they rise again, what is the best strategy to save money at the bowser? ...
Five ways unmanned drones could affect the American food supply
Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides.
Could Windows 10 be a winner for Microsoft?
The hype around the next generation of Windows reached a new high this week with the Windows 10 Preview, held at Microsoft's Redmond HQ in the US. ...
Drone entrepreneur settles US 'reckless flying' case
A European entrepreneur who challenged the right of US authorities to regulate small drones has settled his case with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), his lawyer said Thursday.
Research leads to better asphalt roads
In cooperation with eleven road construction companies, the University of Twente is working on improving asphalt roads in the Netherlands. By using new technology during the asphalt paving process, the resulting ...
China's online population nears 650 million
The number of Internet users in China has risen to nearly 650 million, authorities said over the weekend, as the world's largest online population continues to rise.
Your future office desk may remind you, hey, to move it
Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices
The recent plunge in fuel prices has been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices for growers and boosting profits for cattle ranchers.