Four-legged friendster: Dog tech takes off

You might call it doggy tech. Social networks, software applications, photo sharing, information tools, messaging, and even collars to monitor your dog's health have begun to sprout amid a surge in spending on pets.

Review: Amazon Kindle Fire TV understands and obeys

Most people are familiar with TV boxes like Apple TV, Roku or Google Chromecast that connect your TV to the Internet to facilitate video streaming. Amazon was late to enter the streaming market - Apple and Roku are on their ...

Big Data meets big-time basketball

Not long ago, if the Los Angeles Clippers had wanted to figure out how to best defend Golden State Warriors star guard Steph Curry, they might have sent a scout to a game or watched video clips. For their recent first-round ...

Time for FCC to clean up its net neutrality mess

When it comes to promoting "net neutrality," the principle that all traffic on the Internet should essentially be treated equally, the Federal Communications Commission has created a muddled mess.

WISE findings poke hole in black hole 'doughnut' theory

(Phys.org) —A survey of more than 170,000 supermassive black holes, using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), has astronomers reexamining a decades-old theory about the varying appearances of these interstellar ...

Europe's salamanders at risk from mystery fungus

The discovery of dozens of dead salamanders in Belgium in recent weeks is triggering fears that a mystery fungus risks threatening the very survival of the tiny amphibians across Europe.

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