An important milestone toward the realization of a large-scale quantum computer, and further demonstration of a new level of the quantum control of light, were accomplished by a team of scientists at UC Santa Barbara and ...
A new way of calculating the vulnerability of coral reef fish has revealed more than a third of species are in jeopardy of local extinction from the impacts of climate change.
The most widely used cryptographic system today may eventually be vulnerable, said computer science professor Ronald Rivest -- one of the system's primary creators -- but even if it fails, new systems are already waiting ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Mission controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., watched as data downlinked from the Stardust spacecraft indicated it completed its closest approach with comet Tempel 1.
A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday on a court order directing Twitter to hand over information on the accounts of people connected to WikiLeaks in a case pitting privacy advocates against federal prosecutors.
Mobile operator Orange launched Tuesday a tablet computer under its own brand in four European countries as a cheaper alternative to Apple's iPad.
A 21st century American cowboy will resemble a worker in a hi-tech plant creating artificial meat in a petri dish, a far cry from cattle ranches, says biologist Vladimir Mironov.
China's Huawei said Tuesday it would not back down after a US panel voiced security concerns about the firm's acquisition of US computer technology, shunting the issue to President Barack Obama.
Facebook users will be able to show friends their exact GPS location as well as sharing text and photos with new smartphones launched here Tuesday by top Taiwan device maker HTC.
It is not an easy time for mobile operators -- smartphones have touched off a data traffic explosion without revenues to match, but a little tech-therapy is at hand.