The prospects for high-altitude wind technology are looking a little more buoyant with the revelation that Makani Power has been acquired by Google[x], the semi-secret Google lab that’s dabbled in wacky stuff like driverless cars and wired eyeglasses.
Unsurprisingly, the Fedora flavor of Linux was one of the first third-party operating unofficially ported to the $35 Raspberry Pi.
Researchers and physicians in the field could soon run on-the-spot tests for environmental toxins, medical diagnostics, food safety and more with their smartphones.
The mighty T. rex may have thrashed its massive head from side to side to dismember prey, but a new study shows that its smaller cousin Allosaurus was a more dexterous hunter and tugged at prey more like a modern-day falcon.
How much light has been emitted by all galaxies since the cosmos began? After all, almost every photon (particle of light) from ultraviolet to far infrared wavelengths ever radiated by all galaxies that ever existed throughout cosmic history is still speeding through the Universe today.
Among car enthusiasts, the Acura NSX is “the bomb” (using today’s vernacular), one of a handful of retired supercars along with the Buick Grand National and Toyota Supra.
The Federal Trade Commission is taking yet another look at Google, this time over allegations the company used its near-monopolistic position online to sell and serve graphic and video ads.
Johnson & Johnson is apparently on the verge of a major breakthrough in psychiatry, with an unusual twist. It believes it could use ketamine, a popular street drug, to treat depression.
In an effort to prove that it can be almost as menacing as China, Iran has apparently hacked a bunch of US energy companies.
US defence contractor Northrop Grumman has landed a rather interesting contract to equip a couple of civilian Airbus A319CJ aircraft with a top of the line infrared countermeasures system.
While the US is scratching its head about what to do about 3D printed guns finding their way into the hands of criminals and right-wing nutjobs, the Australian cops want them banned.
The latest malware designed for Android forwards a copy of your SMS to Russian criminals.
It is starting to look like Apple's defense of its antitrust antics in the ebook trade is doomed even before it starts.
Sears has decided that one of the best things to do with all those stores it had to close after the US ran out of money was to convert them into data centers.
It would appear that Microsoft's failed attempt to get rid of the start button from Windows 8 have got its designers a little peeved.
We've covered the burgeoning PC-on-a-stick market fairly extensively on TG Daily in recent months. While offering various features and a wide range of capabilities, the overall form factor amongst such devices is pretty much the same.
The technology needed to turn windows, any type of glass window, into transparent power planets is almost ready for commercial production.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for creating high-quality semiconductor thin films at the atomic scale – meaning the films are only one atom thick. The technique can be used to create these thin films on a large scale, sufficient to coat wafers that are two inches wide, or larger.
Magnetars – the dense remains of dead stars that erupt sporadically with bursts of high-energy radiation - are some of the most extreme objects known in the Universe.
The 25th of May is probably one of my favorite days of the year. Why, you ask? Well, it's Towel Day (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy), as well as the anniversary of the first Star Wars Film, Episode IV: A New Hope (ANH) which hit theaters way back in 1977. And let us not forget the Glorious 25th of May for fans of Terry Pratchett's wildly popular Discworld.