Police halt Google 'Street View' project in India

Indian police said on Tuesday they had ordered Google to stop taking photos of the city of Bangalore for its Street View product because of fears the images could be used by militants.

British teen arrested over CIA, US Senate hacking

British police working with the FBI arrested a 19-year-old man over attacks by a hacker group on businesses and government agencies including the CIA, US Senate and Sony, Scotland Yard said Tuesday.

Greater tsunami threat identified

The shape of the seabed where the 2004 Sumatra earthquake struck may indicate that the strength of the underlying rocks added to the size of the resulting tsunami, according to new research.

Quantum leaper

(PhysOrg.com) -- Acclaimed for a breakthrough algorithm, physicist Steven White is now first to model a new state of matter.

Dutch parliament voting on mobile 'net neutrality'

(AP) -- The Dutch parliament appears set to approve a bill Tuesday that would force mobile Internet providers to let their customers use Skype and other third-party services on their networks without charging extra or giving ...

Study: Can we balance air conditioning, saving energy?

(PhysOrg.com) -- When it's 100-plus degrees outside, all you want to do is turn up the air conditioning inside. Because of all of this cooling, some government-mandated incentive programs are aimed at getting us to buy more ...

Nanotechnology pushes battery life to eternity

(PhysOrg.com) -- A simple tap from your finger may be enough to charge your portable device thanks to a discovery made at RMIT University and Australian National University.

Astronomers discover that galaxies are either asleep or awake

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have probed into the distant universe and discovered that galaxies display one of two distinct behaviors: they are either awake or asleep, actively forming stars or are not forming any new stars ...

Free app protects Facebook accounts from hackers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two University of California, Riverside graduate students and a company run by an alumnus of the school have partnered to develop a free Facebook application that detects spam and malware posted on users' ...

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