Removing 'black sheep' could make Internet run more efficiently
Web-surfers, newspapers worried over Google News closure in Spain
Spain's main web-surfers' association warned Friday that national media will lose huge internet traffic when Google shuts its Google News operation next week in protest at being made to pay for content, while ...
Sony's PlayStation store suffers suspected hack
Sony's online PlayStation store was inaccessible to users for part of Monday in the latest possible cyberattack on the electronics and entertainment company.
Technology turns eyewear into a smart device capable of displaying visual information
Sony Corporation announces the development of an attachable Single-Lens Display Module that can turn eyewear of varying designs into smart devices.
Mexican jumping beans may influence robot design (w/ Video)
Nature-inspired systems give 'soft robots' ability to camouflage themselves (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) -- A team of researchers led by George Whitesides, the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, has already broken new engineering ground with the development of soft, silicone-based robots inspired by creatures like starfish and squid. Now, ...
Water desalination system works up to several times faster than others
Dish adds Netflix app to some of its set-top boxes
(AP)—Dish is making it easier to watch video from an online rival, Netflix.
Retroreflector transmits light with negligible power consumption
Researchers develop disposable paper-based touch pads
Mechanical motion rectifier leads to better energy harvesting
Blu-ray disc can be used to improve solar cell performance
Who knew Blu-ray discs were so useful? Already one of the best ways to store high-definition movies and television shows because of their high-density data storage, Blu-ray discs also improve the performance ...
New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat
A multidisciplinary engineering team at the University of California, San Diego developed a new nanoparticle-based material for concentrating solar power plants designed to absorb and convert to heat more ...
Developing a reliable wind 'super grid' for Europe
EU researchers are involved in the development of a pan-European 'super grid' capable of dispersing wind power across Member States. This will bring more renewable energy into homes and businesses, help reduce ...