An employee of Foxconn Technology has committed suicide by jumping off a four-story building. The latest death marks the eighth Foxconn suicide this year.
The US Air Force is preparing the unmanned X-51A WaveRider for its first hypersonic flight on Tuesday, May 25.
The passengers on Oceanic flight 815 should have gone straight to hell, but they only made it to syndication.
Eken has debuted an Android-based tablet that is powered by a 600 MHz Rockchip 2808A processor, 128MB of RAM and a 8-inch TFT touch-screen (800 x 480).
A team of security researchers at the University of Calgary are warning of a potential menace known as Typhoid adware.
Like the majority of large traditional technology companies, Microsoft generally uses its patent portfolio defensively rather than offensively.
The Dalai Lama is to hold his first Twitter conversation today, bringing spiritual sustenance to Buddhists in China in 140 characters or fewer.
Be very, very careful next time you make that trek to the Antipodes - Australian Customs officials have been given the right to search incoming passengers' laptops and cellphones for pornography.
In what is being hailed as the greatest scientific breakthrough in a generation, researchers have created the first artificial living cell.
It's an iconic scene: Carrie Bradshaw, Sarah Jessica Parker's character in Sex and the City, sitting at her Mac computer and typing away her daily insights. Well, guess what? That Mac is now a PC.
Steve Jobs can't innovate everything. Okay, maybe he can, but that would make him a deity. Only Oprah has that kind of power.
Adobe has taken a great leap forward into the mobile space with the release of Flash 10.1.
Google has debuted its long-awaited Android 2.2 (Froyo) operating system for mobile devices.
Kevin Costner may be too old to dance with the wolves, but he is apparently young enough to help clean up a disastrous oil spill off the Louisiana coast.
Nvidia's sleek, dual-core Tegra 2 prototype tablet has taken center stage at Google's I/O conference.
Everybody Draw Muhammad Day. Pakistan bans YouTube and Facebook. Reviews of Four Lions. Death to us!
Is Google's VP8 codec ready for prime time? Well, not according to digital video expert Jason Garrett-Glaser, who described the spec as slow, buggy and nearly identical to H.264.
A team of Japanese engineers have developed a new generation of NAND flash memory whose drive voltage is as low as 1V.
A group of Japanese researchers have created a fully functioning replica - or ornithopter - of a swallowtail butterfly to demonstrate its flight mechanism.
It must have seemed a great idea at the time: to advertise the effectiveness of your identity protection product by publicising your name and social security number.
The Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus has called Pirate Bay one of the six worst pirate organisations in the world.
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is continuing its crusade for more action on climate change by publishing three reports calling for prices to be put on carbon emissions.
Governor Martin O'Malley is set to sign a new bill into law that will add Maryland to a small but growing list of states that ban talking on a cell phone while behind the wheel of a car.
Budding iPhone developers who think it's too cumbersome to buy a Mac and learn a new variant of the C++ language to program for the iPhone, can finally create apps from the comfort of their Windows PC.
There were a lot of announcements at this year's PAX East conference in Boston, but the biggest news story came from a man who tried to steal a prototype of Atomic Games' upcoming title Breach.
Twitter has been stepping up its presence in the mobile world. Until recently, it relied on third-party developers to create Tweeting apps and provide users with a variety of mobile Tweeting options.
Toshiba has developed an OCB (Optically Compensated Bend) liquid crystal display panel for 3D glasses.
The puritanical Steve Jobs many not want adult content sullying his shiny devices, but porn on an iPad is clearly a no-brainer for the lucrative sex industry.
Phillips has introduced a 12 watt LED bulb that could eventually replace the ubiquitous 60 watt incandescent bulb.
Android's dominance of the US smartphone market hasn't yet spread to the rest of the world, says Gartner, but Google is narrowing the gap with Apple.
As a method of seduction, it's probably not that great. But a scientist at University College, Cork, has been accused of sexual harrassment for showing a colleague a scientific paper on fruitbats.
For sheer nerve, it takes some beating. A Canadian woman is suing her local phone carrier for invasion of privacy and breach of contract - because her itemized bill let her husband find out she was having an affair.
It's not just sea levels that are rising as Greenland's ice melts - Greenland is too.
It's a hideous thought: all over the world, every time some idiot photocopies their butt, the image is stored for posterity.