Tech review: Another year, another iPad
Some years, Apple introduces a new version of a product and the world rejoices. Other years, the updates are more under the hood, but they still sell a ton.
Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers
Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. Meticulously overwhelming its computer networks, the hackers showed that—given time—they would be able to pop the trunk and start the windshield ...
Namibia prepares for Africa's first e-vote
Namibia will vote in Africa's first electronic ballot Friday, a general election that will usher in a new president and quotas to put more women in government.
Bluetooth may be the key to your future smart home
If you've ever considered trying to turn your house into a smart home, you've likely found the prospect expensive or technologically intimidating. That situation could soon change, thanks in part to an old ...
Gecko inspired pads allow researchers to climb glass wall
HP earnings show continued struggle
Venerable tech giant Hewlett-Packard has been struggling for three years to turn its business around. Its latest earnings show it still has more work ahead.
Spotify turns up volume as losses fall
The world's biggest music streaming service, Spotify, announced Tuesday its revenue grew by 74 percent in 2013 while net losses shrank by one third, in a year of spectacular expansion.
Spliddit helps divide bills, credit, material items fairly
Dividing bills, credit and material items between two people is a fairly simple and straightforward task.
Uber: As drivers get perks, riders losing patience on privacy snafus
Negative news about ride-hailing service Uber continues to mount. Uber said Wednesday that an executive in New York City was under investigation for allegedly tracking a journalist's journey without her consent.
Gift ideas for the fit, or those who want to be
The latest personal fitness gadgets will help you smash your personal record, break you out of your fitness rut and persuade you to get sweaty.
FTC in talks with Apple about health data protection
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is in talks with Apple to ensure that sensitive health data collected by its mobile and wearable devices will not be used without owners' consent.
Virtual money and user's identity
Bitcoin is the new money: minted and exchanged on the Internet. Faster and cheaper than a bank, the service is attracting attention from all over the world. But a big question remains: are the transactions ...
Electrochemical cell converts waste heat into electricity
Picture a device that can produce electricity using nothing but the ambient heat around it. Thanks to research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science today, this scenario is a step ...
Study reveals how much people understand Internet
The Internet generation doesn't actually know much about how it works.