A 47-year-old Harvard graduate orchestrated his own death in a shooting in Guatemala City in a bid to blame President Alvaro Colom for his murder.
The good news is that finding the perfect girlfriend is easier than contacting an alien civilisation. The bad news is that the odds are still pretty long.
Us double-X-ers can't feel quite so smug any more: apparently the Y chromosome isn't stagnating or decaying, as was previously thought, but is in fact evolving quite rapidly.
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke says China must provide a 'secure' commercial environment for companies such as Google and that the US is 'troubled' by recent cyberattacks originating in China last month and targeting human rights activists.
The world's first artificial pancreas is on the way, potentially freeing millions of diabetes patients from insulin injections and blood sugar checks.
Staff at an animal sanctuary thought a dog was deaf until they realized it only understood Polish.
Activision confirms that sales of its popular Modern Warfare 2 video game have exceeded $1 billion.
A French lingerie commercial featuring supermodel Bar Refaeli has been viewed nearly 200,000 times since being posted to YouTube on January 10.
Intel has inadvertently confirmed that at least one of Apple's new MacBook Pros will feature a Core i5 processor.
The American Association for Nude Recreation (AANR) has officially endorsed the deployment of full body scanners in major US airports.
Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime recently insisted that the Wii console still has a "very long life" ahead of it.
The eagerly awaited, yet still enigmatic Apple tablet will reportedly feature an "incredibly fast" ARM CPU along with an iPhone kernel.
Updated A response to the FTC investigation into the Intel Corporation has revealed that senior AMD executives - including Hector Ruiz and Henri Richard - didn't think much of their own products. Intel has also replied to an investigation initiated by New York State.
Google data is not the only data to be compromised by attacks by Chinese hackers, according to a report by iDefense.
Facebook has teamed up with McAfee to offer a free six-month subscription to its security software.
Your salad dressing could become an electronics factory, if work from the University of Minnesota bears fruit.
It’s been a long time in coming, but today AMD Fab spin-off, GlobalFoundries, announced it had finally finished integrating Chartered Semiconductor into one big fab family under the unified name and brand of GlobalFoundries.
Researchers at the University of Southampton are embarking on a project to develop a new kind of information processing technology inspired by the chemical processes in living systems.
NASA is to start listening out for radio transmissions from the Phoenix Mars Lander next week, although it doesn't hold out much hope.
A trial starts in San Francisco today, prompted by semiconductor design Rambus that threatens to drag in a long list of the rich and famous in Silicon Valley.