Building an indoor 3-D map on the spot, via smartphone

The view from the basement laboratory is breathtaking. Not the one out the tiny windows of the half-underground office. It's on a smartphone that computer science Prof. Stergios Roumeliotis is using while walking around the ...

Permafrost thaw exacerbates climate change

The climate is warming in the arctic at twice the rate of the rest of the globe creating a longer growing season and increased plant growth, which captures atmospheric carbon, and thawing permafrost, which releases carbon ...

Apple upgrades low-cost iPad option, offers cheaper iPhone 5C

As Google's Android operating system chips away at Apple's market share in tabloids and smartphones, the world's most valuable company announced Tuesday that a newer iPad model will be offered at a reduced price and a cheaper ...

Hacker schools offer students a different path to tech jobs

Aaron Groch had a bachelor's degree in English and was already writing for the Web when he went back to school to study computer programming. But Groch said after two years of computer science at Georgia State, he dropped ...

Twittersphere rallies to help Turks by-pass block

The global Internet community rallied to help Twitter users in Turkey circumvent a block on the popular messaging service on Friday, as some experts said Ankara's efforts are backfiring.

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