App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding
This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.
Hobbit fans step into "Shadow of Mordor" video game
Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment on Tuesday released a "Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor" video game that plays out between "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings."
Samsung rejects claims of Galaxy Note defect
Samsung on Wednesday rejected claims that its new oversized smartphone had a defect, after some customers posted pictures of a gap between the frame and display panel.
Apple software update protects Macs from 'Bash' bug
Apple on Monday issued a software update to protect Macintosh computers from being bitten by a recently discovered "Bash" bug seen as a threat to Internet-linked devices.
How Apple Watch can avoid some of Google Glass's pitfalls
The unveiling of Apple Watch earlier this month was the moment the nascent wearable computing industry has been waiting for.
Movement builds to ensure privacy for Internet users
Before Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency and Prism made headlines, a group of technologists was dedicated to making the Internet more anonymous.
Simulation technology designed for Hollywood can be used as predictive tool for understanding fundamental engineering
When one sends an email from Boston to Beijing, it travels through submarine optical cables that someone had to install at some point. The positioning of these cables can generate intriguing coiling patterns that can also ...
Reddit raises $50 mn - with users cut in on the action
Social news sharing site Reddit on Tuesday announced it had raised $50 million from investors who agreed that, this time, members of its community would get a piece of the action.
Engineers complete first comprehensive mesh-free numerical simulation of skeletal muscle tissue
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have completed the first comprehensive numerical simulation of skeletal muscle tissue using a method that uses the pixels in an image as data points for ...
What's PayPal's first solo move?
PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challeng ...
A new kind of data-driven predictive methodology
"Scottish independence: polls show it's too close to call."
WEDG wants to make a difference in personal cloud privacy
A system to allow air- and ground-based robot vehicles to work together
A system to allow air- and ground-based robot vehicles to work together, without GPS signals or expensive sensor devices, is being developed by a team at Yonsei University in Korea. This could be used by ...
Battery system will be able to light 2,500 homes
One of the largest, most environmentally-friendly, battery-based energy storage systems in the nation will be installed at the University of California, San Diego the campus announced today (Sept. 29).