Fraud, sex, post-it art: Google cuts search links
Google's removal of search results in Europe is drawing accusations of press censorship, as stories from some of the continent's most prominent news outlets begin vanishing. The U.S. internet giant said Thursday ...
Science journal says Facebook experiment 'a concern'
The scientific journal that published a controversial Facebook experiment on mood manipulation said Thursday it was concerned that the company did not follow scientific ethics and principles of informed consent.
Google 'forgets' stories on BBC, UK newspaper sites
Google has restricted access to a BBC blog posting and several British newspaper stories under a legal ruling granting people a right to be "forgotten" in search engines, it emerged on Thursday.
Update to Phantom 2 Vision and Vision+ UAVs allows for autonomous flights
Israeli's chemical scanner could change shopping
An Israeli inventor has created a scanner that he says could change the way we shop and take care of ourselves—by reading the chemical makeup of foods, drugs and other items we use.
Ladybird puts field robotics on award-winning level
Review: Evolutionary advances in new smartwatches
New Android wristwatches from Samsung and LG make a few evolutionary advances, though I won't be rushing out to buy either.
First batch of Oculus Rift prototype development kits for second generation headset to ship this month
Research could lead to dramatic energy savings at data farms
Washington State University has developed a wireless network on a computer chip that could reduce energy consumption at huge data farms by as much as 20 percent.
Device captures energy from walking to recharge wireless gadgets
By the end of 2014, Earth will be home to more mobile electronic devices than people. Smartphones, tablets, e-readers, not to mention wearable health and fitness trackers, smart glasses and navigation devices—today's ...
Researchers study 'smart' rocks use for detecting bridge damage
(Phys.org) —It's hard to gauge how structurally sound a bridge is when its foundation is buried in a riverbed deep below the water's surface. New "smart" rocks that are being developed by researchers at ...
A thumbs-up for NSA Internet spying on foreigners (Update 3)
Endorsement of the NSA's Internet surveillance programs by a bipartisan privacy board deeply disappointed civil liberties activists Wednesday while providing a measure of vindication for beleaguered U.S. ...
Microsoft No-IP takedown to strike malware draws protests
Blind lead the way in brave new world of tactile technology
Imagine feeling a slimy jellyfish, a prickly cactus or map directions on your iPad mini Retina display, because that's where tactile technology is headed. But you'll need more than just an index finger to ...