Astrophysicists have for the first time got the opportunity to watch a planet being distorted and destroyed by its host star.
Business review site Yelp may be feeling a little hangdog. After being accused last year of offering to take down bad reviews in return for advertising, it's facing a class action lawsuit over its alleged practices.
The US is to build the world's most expensive embassy, in London. Described as super-high-tech, one of its main defences against terrorism is a moat.
In a recent interview, Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) SVP of publisher relations admitted that the company's slim and digital-download-only PSPgo device did "confuse" consumers and "the higher price point didn't help matters".
Apple is certainly seeing the fruits of its labors with its popular iPhone, but some believe there is something profoundly rotten with the firm’s app store, and that if the problem isn’t remedied, people could begin losing patience and switching to other devices.
Mobile app analytics research firm (yes, one exists) Disitmo has released some interesting statistics about the pricing structure for all major app platforms. Among the findings is the fact that more than half of Android's apps are free.
That means that, on average, more than 46 songs have been purchased on iTunes every single second, since the store launched on April 28, 2003.
Apple had been keeping a tally of sales leading up to the big 10 billion mark on a special website, where it now has the number typed out in a large banner, as well as a list of the 20 all-time top-selling songs.
PocketGear has announced its acquisition of Handango, combining the two mobile app services and offering a centralized outlet for more than 140,000 applications. Both sites are still being maintained separately.
With the winter Olympic fever at an all-time high, Nvidia is doing its best to cash in on some Vancouver gold, plugging its Quadro cards as having enabled NBC to display all sorts of neat feats and computational wonders to enhance your favorite snow sports.
Beijing has issued yet another draconian directive that requires individuals to meet with government regulators before launching a website.
NASA has released a series of images that reveal a "forest" of geysers spraying ice from prominent fissures along the south polar region of Enceladus.
The world of biometric security managed to get all shook up when a couple of “ethical hackers” managed to get through Amsterdam airport’s border patrol with a passport under the name of Elvis Presley, complete with the hip-shaker’s picture.
A Pennsylvania-area school district official has called a press conference to vehemently deny charges of spying on students with remotely activated webcams.
Apple has reportedly launched an initiative to create an "explicit" category for third-party app developers of the iPhone and iPod Touch.
Nintendo of America has confirmed that it will be selling a XL version of its DSi handheld gaming device for $190.
Adobe has updated its Flash 10.1 beta with support for Intel GMA 500 graphics and Broadcom Crystal HD chips.
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found that at least four recently launched smartphones emit some of the "highest radiation" on the market.
I’ve been using the Dell Mini 5 for a number of weeks now in stealth mode. I also carry the Kindle DX which has a similar sized screen to the iPad and think Apple may have guessed wrong on this product.
A five-month Trivial Pursuit game waged between the sexes has concluded that women are more knowledgeable than men - but only just.
Three senior Google execs have been convicted by an Italian court of invading privacy, after a video of a schoolboy with Down's Syndrome was posted online.