Sweat and a smartphone could become the hot new health screening
A University of Cincinnati partnership is reporting a significant leap forward in health diagnostics that are more accurate than what's available today, yet considerably less invasive than something like ...
Apple's secrets may be revealed through obscure bankruptcy case
The bankruptcy of a key Apple supplier may shine a bright light on sensitive business details the personal electronics giant fights to keep out of the public eye.
Planned cut to renewable energy target 'a free kick' for fossil fuels
The federal government's plan to reduce Australia's Renewable Energy Target (RET) could jeopardise billions of dollars in investment while giving a boost to the fossil fuel sector, experts have predicted.
Facebook's Zuckerberg wages China charm offensive—in Mandarin
Facebook is blocked in China, but its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg appears determined to win over hearts and minds in Beijing—surprising a hall full of students by conducting a Q&A session in Mandarin.
'Anti-Facebook' social network gets fresh funding
Flush with a reported $5.5 million in fresh funding, upstart social network Ello on Thursday legally changed its corporate standing to back a promise to remain ad-free.
Some online shoppers pay more than others, study shows
Internet users regularly receive all kinds of personalized content, from Google search results to product recommendations on Amazon. This is thanks to the complex algorithms that produce results based on users' profiles and ...
Oculus Rift users to see Moon live through robot
How to find a submarine
Das Boot, The Hunt for Red October, The Bedford Incident, We Dive At Dawn: films based on submariners' experience reflect the tense and unusual nature of undersea warfare – where it is often not how well ...
Google teams with Oxford to teach machines to think
Google on Thursday announced a partnership with artificial intelligence teams at Oxford University to teach machines to think like people.
US tech firm fined for underpaying Indian workers
A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators found eight employees brought from India were grossly underpaid and overworked while assigned to a special project in ...
'Cloud' lifts Microsoft earnings above expectations
Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and Internet "cloud" services for enterprises.
Mapping drone prompts China to scramble fighter jets: report
China deployed more than 1,200 troops and scrambled fighter jets in response to an unauthorised flight near Beijing airport by what turned out to be a mapping drone, state-run media reported Thursday.
Nokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues (Update)
Nokia is showing signs that it has turned around its fortunes following the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft.
Army collaboration produces new test station for missile warning system
The AN/AAR-57 Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) helps protect Army aircraft from attack by shoulder-launched missiles and other threats. To keep this defensive system operating at maximum effectiveness, ...