VERSABALL gripper to play ball and cup game at CES
Coming to a car near you: Auto technology at CES
Self-driving cars garner much of the attention, but in reality, we're years away from tooling around in something like Knight Rider's KITT. Coming sooner to a car near you: smartphone apps on dash displays, ...
Scotty project eyes uniqueness, sharing issues in 3D printing
Crowd science provides major boost for certain research projects
Crowd science is making possible research projects that might otherwise be out of reach, tapping thousands of volunteers to help with such tasks as classifying animal photos, studying astronomical images, counting sea stars ...
Now with more materials and more colour, 2015 is the year to try 3D printing at home
Have you considered buying a 3D printer? A major spectacle at the Consumer Entertainment Show in Las Vegas for the last two years, they're now available for as little as £300 – around the same price as ...
Linux distrib vendors make patches available for GHOST
Raise your home's IQ: smart gadgets take center stage at CES (Update)
Imagine a world in which your garage door opens automatically as you pull into the driveway. The living room lights and heater turn on—perhaps the oven starts warming up, too. In the so-called "smart home," ...
GM's new electric could upstage Tesla—and its own Volt (Update 2)
With the introduction of an affordable electric car that can go 200 miles on a single charge, General Motors sets up a showdown with Tesla to sell an electric vehicle to the masses. It may also upstage a ...
Research aims to improve lithium-based batteries
Research probing the complex science behind the formation of "dendrites" that cause lithium-ion batteries to fail could bring safer, longer-lasting batteries capable of being charged within minutes instead of hours.
Profitable phishing schemes slyly tinker with our heads, then rip us off
In the first study of its kind, researchers at the University at Buffalo have found evidence that the incredible spread of email phishing scams may be due to phishers' increased use of "information-rich" ...
New algorithm resolves Wi-Fi interference problems
To overcome the problem of interference between wireless networks, a doctoral student at EPFL has developed an algorithm that automatically selects the best frequency band according to the usage of neighboring ...
Standalone wireless info display device an easy fit
Google domain grows as Android takes root in TVs
Google-backed Android software that leads the smartphone market is spreading to a new generation of smart televisions.
China deleted over 3 million porn files in 2014: Xinhua
China deleted more than three million pieces of pornographic content from the Internet in 2014, state media reported on Saturday, as part of a campaign to cleanse the country's online sphere.