Discover finds partners in evolving mobile payments

In a memorable episode of "Seinfeld," George suffers from back problems because of a ridiculously overstuffed wallet. His wallet later explodes. The episode mocked one of the inconveniences of the modern world, the explosion ...

After victory lap, Endeavor rolls to retirement

(AP)—Space shuttle Endeavour rocketed beyond Earth orbit 25 times. Its 26th mission: a 12-mile (19-kilometer) commute through the streets of Los Angeles to its new retirement home in a museum.

Review: iPhone evolves into jewel-like '5'

If you run your finger over one of the joints where plastic and metal meet on the rim of the iPhone 5, you feel just the slightest hint of the seam. The materials have been machined to blend into one another with astonishing, ...

Hydrogen fuel cell for phone charging set for 2013

(Phys.org)—A three-way collaboration between Japan-based Rohm, Aquafairy, and Kyoto University has resulted in the development of a smartphone-charging fuel cell—a compact, high output, portable hydrogen powered fuel ...

Apple maps disaster may solve China-Japan islands row

Apple's new iPhone 5 may have been criticised for its glitch-ridden new maps program, but it may have inadvertently provided a diplomatic solution to China and Japan's ongoing row over disputed islands.

YouTube seeking education video 'gurus'

YouTube on Friday was searching for education "gurus" with knowledge to impart to fast-growing ranks of students turning to online videos for lessons.

Twitter channels TV viewers: chief

Twitter chief Dick Costolo said Friday that the Internet Age one-to-many text messaging service is turning out to be a boon for good old television.

Harvard not yet publishing claim Jesus had wife

Harvard University says it hasn't committed to publishing research that purportedly shows some early Christians believed Jesus had a wife even though its divinity school touted the research during a publicity blitz this week.

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