Barnes & Noble has added a range of new features in its Nook 1.3 software, now beaming its way to wifi-connected e-readers.
The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its 20th birthday today with the release of another photo that could come straight from the cover of a 1970s prog rock album.
A Florida modeling website has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges for obscene pictures which netted the company over $1 million.
Save the whale, and it'll save you too, say Australian scientists, by recycling iron in the ocean through its poo.
Skype's European director of government and regulatory affairs Jean-Jacques Sahel has hit out at mobile operators for jeopardising net neutrality through greed.
The oceans are acidifying more quickly than at any time in hundreds of thousands of years, the National Research Council has reported to Congress.
Significant problems have forced the US Transportation Department to take a step back from upgrading its highly outdated air traffic control system.
Viewers who feel limited by Hulu's five episode cap for each series will soon be able to pay a monthly fee for unlimited access to an entire back-catalog of TV content.
The company that produced Downfall, the movie that led to the legendary "Hitler finds out..." Internet meme, has explained why after all these years it finally pulled down the successful YouTube parody videos.
McAfee has issued an official apology for inadvertently crashing thousands of corporate Windows XP machines with a defective virus definition file (5958) that
deleted the critical svchost.exe.
Microsoft has debuted its Windows 7 Touch Pack for the eager PC masses.
Ubisoft's controversial digital rights management platform has reportedly been hacked, cracked and slashed by a consortium known as Skid Row.
Indie developer Josh Tynjala is showcasing two games - Chroma Circuit and Qrossfire - that were designed using an early build of Adobe AIR for Android.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is preparing to launch a top-secret robotic space plane from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Apple is reportedly eyeing a potential acquisition of UK-based ARM Holdings in a massive deal that could amount to more than £5.2 billion ($8 billion).
A talented hacker belonging to the Dev Team has managed to boot Google's Android OS on Apple's iPhone.
I flew down to Hollywood last Tuesday to attend the Marvell AVANTA launch.
People are getting so careless with their smartphones! At least poor Gray Powell only lost one, but the folks at Dell have managed to lose track of five - or the marketing bumf for them, anyway.
The new Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) could be as important to science as the Hubble Space Telescope, says NASA, as it releases its first close-up pictures of the sun.
The PS3 will become the first system to take full advantage of the new generation of 3D TVs with a firmware update that "will be available shortly."
The US Treasury Department has introduced a new makeover to the $100 bill, which now has moving images, 3D effects, and changing colors as the most robust anti-counterfeit note in the country's history.
Better late than never, especially when it comes to free WiFi. And for the thousands of passengers who still can't get a flight back home, Skype's major announcement today is a very welcome surprise.
If you plan on flying out of Atlanta this summer, you'll be one of the first to see what could be the first of many new airport kiosks: one that offers movies and music downloaded directly to a memory card.
Xbox 360 owners may eventually be able to tune their console to a dedicated "TV channel" that will air live, original programming focused on Xbox gaming.
A defective security update issued by a very red-faced McAfee has reportedly crashed thousands of corporate XP machines worldwide.
Microsoft is preparing to launch a new version of Windows Live, which has apparently been dubbed "Wave 4" by a team of very bored marketeers.
Google is currently testing its next-gen Android OS (2.2), which has been codenamed "Froyo."
Do you remember 1993? Dimly lit, smoked filled rooms and teeming mosh pits. Nine Inch Nails, Alice in Chains, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins. And Doom.
The Venus Express spacecraft has completed an 'aerodrag' exercise, using its solar wings to catch and measure faint wisps of atmosphere just 180km above the planet.
Google has reportedly acquired an engimatic San Jose-based startup staffed by former Apple and P.A. Semi employees.
Alcatel-Lucent has come up with a way of increasing the capacity of DSL on copper wires to 300 Mbps.
Some very clever people with better things to do than fiddle about on a Nintendo DS have explained to the rest of us that brain training games are useless.
Google has launched a new tool allowing users to see how often their government asks it to remove data.
GPS manufacturer Garmin for the first time will be releasing its own branded mobile phone, bringing its navigation technology to the Android platform exclusively through T-Mobile.
Nearly 80% of PS3 owners have connected their PS3 online, which eclipses the same statistic for Xbox 360 and Wii, according to a new survey from analyst firm The Diffusion Group.