NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has used the drill on its robotic arm to collect a powdered sample from the interior of a rock called "Cumberland."
Back in January, we discussed how and why Dell was looking beyond the traditional desktop and notebook PC markets. Indeed, the industry heavyweight is currently prepping an Android-powered mini-PC known as Project Ophelia.
A new study of glaciers worldwide using observations from two NASA satellites has helped resolve differences in estimates of how fast glaciers are disappearing and contributing to sea level rise.
Imagine a bendable tablet computer or an electronic newspaper that could fold to fit in a pocket.
The Arduino crew unveiled its Robot this past weekend at Maker Faire 2013 in San Mateo, California.
The US netbook market has been stagnating for some time due to the onslaught of Android-powered tablets and the meteoric rise of Apple's iPad lineup.
Scientists look at past climates to learn about climate change and the ability to simulate it with computer models. One region in particular that has received a great deal of attention is the Indo-Pacific warm pool, the vast pool of warm water stretching along the equator from Africa to the western Pacific Ocean.
Seagate has announced its Video 3.5 HDD, which it boasts is the industry's first 4TB 3.5 inch HDD with digital video recorders, set top boxes and surveillance systems specifically in mind.
Researchers have engineered a strain of electricity-producing bacteria that can grow using hydrogen gas as its sole electron donor and carbon dioxide as its sole source of carbon.
The smart electric fortwo – billed as the least expensive electric vehicle on the U.S. market – is making its way to dealership, Mercedes-Benz USA said this week, with an interesting twist: You can buy the car without a battery if you want to.
How many rings do you see in this new image of the galaxy Messier 94 (below), also known as NGC 4736? While at first glance one might see a number of them, astronomers believe there is just one. This particular image was captured in infrared light by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
In the wake of the sobering news that atmospheric carbon dioxide is now at its highest level in at least three million years, an important advance in the race to develop carbon-neutral renewable energy sources has been achieved.
Tesla Motors is riding a bit of a high mark on a wave lately, recently having very favorable first quarter financial results.
Although there are thousands of penny pinching price comparison sites out there, it seems online shopping is pretty big among affluent consumers who really don’t need to save at all.
It seems that US authorities are desperate to populate its Big Brother databases on its citizens.
A team of German researchers from the Fraunhofer Instiute at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology has come up with a new technique to boost wi-fi speeds, much like MW-50 injection on interceptor variants of Kurt Tank’s FW-190.
The Syrian Electronic Army, which is basically the cyber branch of Assad in Syria, has managed to hack the Financial Times.
While Chinese telecom makers are facing a security purge in the US, in Europe they have fallen foul of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy guidelines.
IBM has been tinkering under the bonnet of its ancient COBOL server platform and updated the mainframe platform so it can host cloud based applications and services.
Just as it seemed the Foxconn suicide saga was winding down, reports have emerged that three more workers have killed themselves over the past three weeks.