Sweden targets Pirate Bay again after complaint
Swedish police have raided a server room in Stockholm in an action targeting the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay.
Survey shows Internet's broadening political role
Would-be 2016 presidential candidates take note: the Internet may potentially make or break your campaign.
Labor board OKs personal use of company e-mail (Update)
In a victory for unions, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Thursday that employees can use their company email accounts for union organizing and other workplace-related purposes, if they do it on their own time.
Drone helps conservation group with the threatened sandhill crane
Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! Actually, it's tens of thousands of birds and a single drone, an unmanned flying machine with a wingspan the size of an extra-large pizza. And on a recent afternoon, while the ...
Higher welding speed improves the quality of welds between dissimilar alloys
Simple changes in technique can yield big improvements, say A*STAR researchers investigating how welding speed and the placement of materials affect the quality of welds between dissimilar alloys. They discovered ...
Video games have cultural cachet – so recognise their place in society and history
The UK's video games industry body Tiga has called for the products to be treated like other creative industries such as television or film, rather than mere "software". ...
Student designs and develops revolutionary new hand-held laminating tool
A PhD student from the University of Bristol has designed and developed a hand-held laminating tool, known as the dibber, for use in the layup of advanced composite components. The manual tool could be used ...
Constantly changing online prices stump shoppers
Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday shoppers to "buy low."
Report: FBI's anthrax investigation was flawed
The FBI used flawed scientific methods to investigate the 2001 anthrax attacks that killed five people and sickened 17 others, federal auditors said Friday in a report sure to fuel skepticism over the FBI's ...
In United States, drones take off as Christmas gifts
Andrew Steele, 15, chose a drone as a Christmas present. And he's not alone. Thousands of drone fans—young and old—turned out at a recent show in Los Angeles.
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.
China Internet giants in tit-for-tat battle for users
China's version of Twitter, Weibo, has effectively banned users from promoting the country's most popular messaging app WeChat on its platform as the two Internet giants battle for users.
MEMS sensors and platforms to build a hyper-attentive world of objects
Ever wonder how your smartphone got so smart? It stores pictures right-side up, knows where the North Star is, and always brings you home. This spatial acumen originates from micrometer-sized devices known ...
Internet overload? No, survey says
Most people are happy with the Internet as a source of on-demand information, with only a small percentage hit by "information overload," a survey of US users showed Monday.