The dark side of fair play
We often think of playing fair as an altruistic behavior. We're sacrificing our own potential gain to give others what they deserve. What could be more selfless than that? But new research from Northeastern University assistant ...
Samsung introduces free streaming radio service
Samsung on Friday unveiled a new free music service for its phones that it touts as a significant improvement from the apps already on the market.
Recycling heat from industry could reduce carbon emissions
Industrial processes that require high temperatures often expel any surplus heat into the environment. While industries are fairly good at using as much of this surplus as possible, a small amount of heat ...
Flipkart, India's reply to Amazon, sees $1 bln sales
Flipkart, India's answer to US online giant Amazon, said Saturday its sales would cross the milestone $1 billion-mark this year, ahead of schedule, in the country's exploding e-commerce market.
Ukraine's computers 'targeted by powerful virus': experts
Dozens of computer networks in Ukraine have been infected by an aggressive new cyber weapon called Snake, according to expert analysis.
Candy Crush sweetens gaming for female audience
With three young children and a full-time job, Emma Martini has little time for computer games. But every night she sits quietly at the end of her son's bed to reassure him while he falls asleep—and plays ...
Japan sees future business in Fukushima cleanup
(AP)—There is something surprising in the radioactive wreck that is the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant: opportunity. To clean it up, Japan will have to develop technology and expertise that any ...
'League of Legends' players become eSport stars
In front of a rapt audience in a Los Angeles film lot, Krepo hooks an enemy with his scythe and harvests virtual souls with a signature move called a "death sentence".
MasterCard, Visa plan group focused on security
Visa and MasterCard are forming a group that's intended to help the retail and banking industries come together on more-secure credit card payments.
US aviation agency to appeal drone ruling
The US aviation agency said Friday it will appeal the dismissal of a $10,000 fine it imposed on a Swiss entrepreneur who flew a drone over a college campus to make a commercial.
Controversy marks Newsweek's comeback
A mystery man. A splashy reveal. A media frenzy. Newsweek staked its return from the dead on a story it knew would get attention. A cover story claiming it had uncovered "the face behind bitcoin," the world's ...
Coupons.com sizzles on Wall Street debut
The stock market debut of Coupons.com brought out bargain-seekers on Friday, shooting the online discount firm up a stunning 87 percent.
Instagram signs deal with major ad agency
Facebook-owned photo sharing service Instagram on Friday said it has landed its first deal with a major ad agency.
Snowden, Assange top bill at Texas tech gathering (Update)
Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what's on the minds of the tech industry's thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it's a good idea to head to Austin, ...