Britain's BT in talks to buy mobile operator EE
BT Group PLC said Monday it is in exclusive talks to buy mobile phone operator EE from Germany's Deutsche Telekom and France's Orange for 12.5 billion pounds ($20 billion) in cash and shares.
Google constitution archive adds Arabic documents
Google's online archive of the world's constitutions on Monday launched an Arabic-language version with searchable documents from 54 countries.
Teaching robots to see
Syed Saud Naqvi, a PhD student from Pakistan, is working on an algorithm to help computer programmes and robots to view static images in a way that is closer to how humans see.
Crowdfunding 101: Researchers use #SciFund Challenge to determine key factors in successful Internet fundraising
Everything you know about crowdfunding is wrong, at least according to researchers at UC Santa Barbara. And that, they add, is good news for scientists. Crowdfunding is the practice of financing a project ...
Amid scrutiny, Uber vows bigger focus on safety
(AP)—Uber promises to focus on rider safety amid increasing concerns that its drivers are not adequately screened for past criminal convictions.
Robot that moves like an inchworm could go places other robots can't
Self-powered smart window also functions as a self-rechargeable transparent battery
Reflections in the eye contain identifiable faces
Researchers convert sunlight to electricity with over 40 percent efficiency
UNSW Australia's solar researchers have converted over 40% of the sunlight hitting a solar system into electricity, the highest efficiency ever reported.
Tests find Rossi's E-Cat has an energy density at least 10 times higher than any conventional energy source
How huge numbers of people can organise online for data analysis
Some achieve celebrity, and some have celebrity thrust upon them, to paraphrase Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. This may be how Alex Geutsitskiy and Katie Verkovod feel, a couple from Oregon who were captured on camera by photographer Paul Wolfe at exactly the moment Geutsitskiy proposed on a peak in the Columbia River Go ...
Tiny chip mimics brain, delivers supercomputer speed
Researchers Thursday unveiled a powerful new postage-stamp size chip delivering supercomputer performance using a process that mimics the human brain.
WikiGalaxy turns Wikipedia into a galaxy of stars
Dutch watchdog demands privacy changes from Google
A Dutch privacy watchdog on Monday ordered Google to make changes to the way it handles users' personal data or face fines of up to 15 million euros ($18.7 million).