Japan's 311 mph super maglev train takes passengers for run
News Corp. invests in India real estate website
News Corp. says it has invested in a real estate website in India as it tries to grow its digital business.
US military looks for the elusive mothership
It's a Hollywood sci-fi fantasy that has long eluded the Pentagon: a flying "mothership" that launches smaller aircraft.
Apple teams up with (RED) to fight AIDS
Apple on Monday teamed up with the (RED) campaign, founded by U2 singer Bono, to raise money to fight AIDS.
Magic tricks created using artificial intelligence for the first time
Researchers working on artificial intelligence at Queen Mary University of London have taught a computer to create magic tricks.
Water bottle for bike collects moisture from the air
Redbox raising DVD rental rates by 25 percent
Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that still watches movies on discs rather than online.
Controlling genes with your thoughts
Researchers led by ETH Zurich professor Martin Fussenegger have constructed the first gene network that can be controlled by our thoughts. The inspiration for this development was a game that picks up brainwaves ...
Researchers create first image-recognition software that greatly improves web searches
Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues have created an artificial intelligence software that uses photos to locate documents on the Internet with far greater accuracy than ever before.
Huge US solar plant lags in early production
The largest solar power plant of its type in the world—once promoted as a turning point in green energy—isn't producing as much energy as planned.
Computer to simulate harbor porpoises
Researchers at Aarhus University, Denmark, use a computer model to predict the impact of new offshore wind farms on the population of harbour porpoises in the North Sea. A consortium of international energy ...
Image descriptions from computers show gains
G20 talk fest echoed on Twitter
Brisbane's G20 Leaders' Summit proved a Twitter talk fest, attracting 1.02 million tweets since October 23.
WhatsApp messages get end-to-end encryption
An online privacy tool endorsed by Edward Snowden is being used to protect WhatsApp messages from snooping by encrypting them as they travel the Internet.