Self-charging battery gets boost from nanocomposite film
SurveyMonkey valued at $2 bn after funding round
SurveyMonkey, a popular online survey service, announced Monday it has raised $250 million in capital to help fund expansion plans.
Spatial order increases cooperation in quantum prisoner's dilemma game
Norway probes spy equipment found in central Oslo
Norwegian police said Sunday they have warned politicians about possible eavesdropping of cellphone calls after several listening devices were reportedly found in central Oslo, including near government buildings and Parliament.
Cloud computing helps make sense of cloud forests
The forests that surround Campos do Jordao are among the foggiest places on Earth. With a canopy shrouded in mist much of time, these are the renowned cloud forests of the Brazilian state of São Paulo. It is here that researchers ...
People finding their 'waze' to once-hidden streets
When the people whose houses hug the narrow warren of streets paralleling the busiest urban freeway in America began to see bumper-to-bumper traffic crawling by their homes a year or so ago, they were baffled.
Internet giants wage war on pop-up ad blockers
Imagine being able to surf the web and watch videos online without having to swat away pesky pop-up ads?
Sony asks media groups to delete 'stolen' data
Sony Pictures Entertainment pressed media outlets Sunday against using data hackers may have leaked about the studio.
Organic electronics could lead to cheap, wearable medical sensors
(Phys.org) —Future fitness trackers could soon add blood-oxygen levels to the list of vital signs measured with new technology developed by engineers at the University of California, Berkeley.
Belarus tightens control over online media
(AP)—The Belarusian parliament has approved a bill that would allow authorities to shut Internet media if they carry content deemed illegal.
Grad student helps people in Bangalore know when the next drop of water will come
Many of the 9.9 million people in Bangalore, India, never know when they'll turn on the tap and find water flowing. Water is scarce and rationed. Each household gets about 4.5 hours of running water every other day—but ...
On Kickstarter, everyone wants to be 'Staff Pick'
(AP)—Want your project to get selected as a "Staff Pick" on crowdfunding site Kickstarter? Good luck with that.
Ag-tech could change how the world eats
Investors and entrepreneurs behind some of the world's newest industries have started to put their money and tech talents into farming - the world's oldest industry - with an audacious agenda: to make sure there is enough ...
Sprint accused of billing for unwanted services
(AP)—Federal regulators are accusing Sprint Corp. of illegally billing its wireless customers hundreds of millions of dollars in charges for text message alerts and other services that they didn't order.