Published May 02, 2012
The discovery of a very large, very mysterious ‘monster’ fossil by an amateur paleontologist last year has left researchers baffled.
Published April 16, 2012
Industry groups attempted to corral the growing Internet protest against a proposed cybersecurity bill Monday, announcing what could spell tweaks to the wording of a bill that some call far too vague -- and a real threat to online privacy.
Published April 13, 2012
Incredible images of ping-pong ball sized hailstones forming a four-foot deep wall on the Texas panhandle are legitimate, the National Weather Service declared -- and you ain't seen nothing yet. Softball-sized hail could hit the south this weekend.
Published April 02, 2012
Planet Earth's next big science project is a telescope so massive it will span a continent, and generate on its own as much data as the entire Internet carries on a regular day. But what do you do with 1 billion gigabytes of data?
Published March 31, 2012
Viruses like Stuxnet and Duqu are the atom bombs of cyberwarfare, experts say, but some worry that this new generation of digital weapons could be co-opted by enemy forces -- and used against their creators.
Published March 28, 2012
Steve Mahan, head of the Santa Clara Valley Blind Center, Mahan piloted a Toyota Prius around the small California town of Morgan Hill in late January, a routine trip to pick up the dry cleaning and drop by the Taco Bell drive-in for a snack. He also happens to be 95 percent blind.
Published March 20, 2012
Apple's latest iPad can hit temperatures as high as 116 degrees Fahrenheit while playing action games, Consumer Report said on Tuesday -- far hotter than earlier versions of the industry leading tablet.
Published March 15, 2012
Online finance giant PayPal unveiled a triangle-shaped gadget designed to make it easy for businesses to accept credit card payments and more on the go -- a swipe at technology darling Square.
Published March 08, 2012
The ringleader of the LulzSec hacker group mitigated his jail time by ratting out his hacker colleagues to the FBI. But wiping away his criminal activities may take a lifetime, warned one ex-con who turned his criminal talents into a career.
Published February 29, 2012
Microsoft posted the first public beta of the next version of its Windows operating system on Wednesday, following a debut event at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow -- indicating the company's plans to tackle mobile computing and the iPad head on.