Prototype display uses eyeglass prescription to allow for viewing devices without glasses
Wikipedia blocks 'disruptive' edits from US Congress
Wikipedia has blocked editing rights from some computers at the US House of Representatives in response to "disruptive" revisions of the online encyclopedia.
Reinventing entertainment for a digital generation
Children's entertainment is in a mess. This is in no small part due to recent revelations about just what was happening when the stars of earlier generations were producing content.
New algorithm identifies data subsets that will yield the most reliable predictions
Much artificial-intelligence research addresses the problem of making predictions based on large data sets. An obvious example is the recommendation engines at retail sites like Amazon and Netflix.
Five next-generation technologies for positioning, navigation and timing
It is difficult to imagine the modern world without the Global Positioning System (GPS), which provides real-time positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) data for countless military and civilian uses. Thanks ...
Bose sues Beats over headphone patents
Audio technology veteran Bose Corporation on Friday sued Beats Electronics over patented technology for canceling noise in earphones.
US Congress decriminalizes cellphone unlocking
US consumers will be allowed to unlock their cellphones and move them to a new carrier under a measure adopted Friday to fix a perceived glitch in copyright law.
Scalping can raise ticket prices
Scalping gets a bad rap. For years, artists and concert promoters have stigmatized ticket resale as a practice that unfairly hurts their own sales and forces fans to pay exorbitant prices for tickets to sold-out concerts. ...
Ride-share service Lyft reaches deal with New York
Ride-share operator Lyft has struck a deal allowing its launch in New York City two weeks after a snag over safety and licensing forced a postponement.
Amazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle
(AP)—Police say an out-of-town Amazon employee was the operator behind a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week.
Software provides a clear overview in long documents
In the future, a software will help users better analyze long texts such as the documents for calls for bids, which are often more than one thousand pages long. Experts at Siemens' global research unit Corporate ...
Hoverbike drone project for air transport takes off
Lawyer: Claims of botched circumcision are untrue
(AP)—Two doctors are denying claims by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision.