'Yelp laws' aim to halt online review reprisals
It's now law in California: consumers have a right to post negative reviews on Yelp and other websites, without fear of reprisals from companies they write about.
Japan firm showcases Bat-Signal of the future
A free-floating image created by firing lasers into thin air was unveiled in Japan on Monday, offering the possibility one day of projecting messages into a cloudless sky, as seen in Batman.
EU says Apple gets illegal tax benefits in Ireland (Update)
Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars after the European Union's competition watchdog said Tuesday the company appears to be benefiting from illegal tax deals there.
Kickstarter project SAM kit helps teach hardware system coding
Engineers use 3-D gaming gear to give eye-opening look at cells in action
For hundreds of years biologists have studied cells through the lens of a microscope. With a little help from a team of engineers at Drexel University, these scientists could soon be donning 3-D glasses in ...
Omron develops 3D display technology using transparent sheet
Trucks to drive with current collectors on a public road for the first time
Trucks will soon drive with current collectors on a public road for the first time, thanks to overhead cables that Siemens is installing for electric and hybrid trucks in Carson, California. Up to four test ...
Adaptive zoom riflescope prototype has push-button magnification
When an Army Special Forces officer-turned engineer puts his mind to designing a military riflescope, he doesn't forget the importance of creating something for the soldiers who will carry it that is easy ...
Oculus Rift users to see Moon live through robot
Li-ion batteries contain toxic halogens, but environmentally friendly alternatives exist
Physics researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered that most of the electrolytes used in lithium-ion batteries—commonly found in consumer electronic devices—are superhalogens, and ...
Ultra-low consumption for the future of electronics
The European project E2SWITCH is aiming to develop new electronic systems with ultra-low energy consumption. The nine partners, universities, research institutes and companies, are committed to making the ...
Mozilla is making plans for 64-bit Firefox browser
Elliptic Labs powers up ultrasound for touchless gesturing
Miniature camera may lead to fewer accidents
Measuring only a few cubic millimeters, a new type of camera module might soon be integrated into future driver assistance systems to help car drivers facing critical situations. The little gadget can be ...