Google's Android has trounced Apple's iPhone OS by capturing the coveted number-two position among smartphone operating systems.
Toyota reckons it can get the retail price of a hydrogen-fueled car below the $50,000 mark, and could launch as soon as 2015.
Dutch astronomers believe they have found a super-massive black hole that's recoiling out of its galaxy at high speed.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided that movie companies should be allowed to switch off features of consumers' televisions in their own homes.
Showing extraordinary devotion to duty, a German researcher has offered his arm up to a robot with a kitchen knife in order to help develop better safety systems.
Super-fast wireless video could get a touch more straightforward, with the launch of a new chipset from SiBeam which combines both the WirelessHD and WiGig specifications.
Russia and Italy have agreed to build a new fusion reactor outside Moscow that they hope could become the first to achieve ignition - the point where a fusion reaction becomes self-sustaining instead of requiring a constant input of energy.
US president Barack Obama has criticized the iPad and Xbox 360 for transforming relevant information into a "diversion" and putting "new pressures" on democracy.
Hewlett Packard (HP) is reportedly prepping a WebOS-powered tablet that could be released as early as the third quarter of 2010.
Nokia has sued Apple for allegedly infringing on five "important" patents with its popular iPhone and iPad 3G.
Borders has entered the rather crowded eReader space with the launch of a $150 device dubbed "Kobo."
Is Apple’s slick and unstoppable iPad slowly killing off netbook sales? Well, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty seems to think so.
ARM is currently the undisputed heavyweight champion of the global mobile marketplace. However, the company has recently accelerated development of low-powered server chips in response to what it describes as "customer demand."
Game Crazy is preparing to liquidate its stock and shut down the company's remaining operations over the next several weeks.
Archos has announced a $200 Android-powered tablet with a 7-inch (800x480) touch screen.
Apple is catching up fast with Research In Motion in the smartphone market, according to IDC.
iPad users are male, rich and enjoy using Flickr, according to a Yahoo user analysis.
More than 250 US scientists, including 11 Nobel laureates, have published an open letter defending climate change research.
Apple's decision to delay shipments of the iPad outside the US has caused a lot of frustration. While it's possible to order one from the US, there's not much point getting a 3G device unless you've got the MicroSIM to go with it.
Internet providers have shown a mixed reaction to an FCC announcement that it intends to pursue a 'light touch' policy on broadband regulation.
ESA's Herschel telescope has snapped an embryonic star likely to turn into one of the biggest and brightest in our galaxy within the next few hundred thousand years.
Gay New Yorkers who may have wanted a useful resource to finding the best spots in the city have just been shut down by Apple with its latest app rejection.
Scientists have sequenced the complete Neanderthal genome, and discovered that modern humans are as much as two percent Neanderthal ourselves, thanks to comparatively recent interbreeding.
LG has revealed additional details about its Android-powered smartphone known as Ally. The device - which is expected hit the streets on May 20 - will feature a sliding QWERTY keyboard, 3.2-inch touchscreen and run Android OS 2.1.
Kaman Aerospace and Lockheed Martin have transformed a K-MAX helicopter into an unmanned "aerial truck" capable of autonomously resupplying US troops at forward operating bases (FOBs) in Afghanistan.
Google has updated its sophisticated text translation software for Android-based smartphones.
The estate of a well-known neurologist recently sold a 1936 Bugatti 57SC Atlantic to an unknown buyer for approximately $30 - $40 million.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has come under increasing pressure to create an XXX web domain for adult content.
An ARM spokesperson has blamed Flash and the abrupt emergence of tablets for the lack of smartbooks in the mobile marketplace.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has urged Congress to overhaul the country's outdated Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).
An ARM-powered Lego bot running Google's Android OS has managed to solve a scrambled Rubik's Cube in just under 25 seconds.
Customers are twice as happy with Verizon service than AT&T, and only report one-third the amount of dropped calls. Is there a map for that?
After 6 consecutive years of revenue growth, the company behind the Wii may finally be reaching the point of diminishing returns - it has just posted its first profit decline since 2004.
A new dating site cashes in on the narcissism of some Apple fans by catering solely for them.
Yah boo sucks, Mom, gaming can pay. A 24 year old has won a million bucks in a Major League Baseball 2K10 contest after turning in a perfect performance.
A security researcher says he plans to reveal security vulnerabilities of two types of ATM along with a new ATM rootkit.
iPhone users will soon be able to pay for things simply by waving their phone in the air - something most of them are happy enough to do anyway.
A new initiative has pledged to double the number of books available to blind or dyslexic people, taking the number up to more than one million — from classic 19th century fiction and current novels to technical guides and research materials.
This week Intel brought out a powerful new Atom processor that, according to them, could fit into an iPhone form, is vastly more powerful with similar battery life, and is priced competitively.
Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch has accused Apple of creating and enforcing a closed ecosystem during his keynote speech at the Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco.
Dropbox has redefined mobile cloud computing with the latest iteration of Anywhere which allows users to seamlessly access and update files across a number of popular handheld devices.
Facebook has reportedly fixed a critical security flaw that briefly allowed users to view the live chats of their friends and see pending friend requests.
Google has upgraded its popular search engine with a refined user interface (UI) that allows users to fully experience the "increasing richness" of the web.
Who says Flash is dead? Certainly not Adobe, which recently showcased an Android-based prototype tablet running both Flash and AIR at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco.
Yankees fans may want to just stay home and order in some peanuts and Cracker Jack for the next big game, as the team's TV broadcasts are about to get much more realistic.