NASA is preparing to launch the first human-like robot to space as part of the Discovery STS-133 mission planned for September.
Often those of us who live with technology get excited about how much a new product can do and forget that most folks don’t want a Swiss Army Knife product nor do they want a Porsche, they want something simple and affordable that does the few things they want to do well.
A British woman has reportedly developed a severe sex addiction after falling off her slippery Wii Fit board.
WTF? Microsoft is sending jobs abroad in a new outsourcing deal and deserves to be teabagged.
Intel is showcasing its oft-delayed Moorestown platform at the annual developers conference in Beijing.
Hitachi has reportedly unveiled details of a new 3D display for handheld electronic devices.
Cisco has introduced its Flip Slide HD video camera. The $280 device stores up to four hours of high-def digital video and up to 12 hours of content.
Intel has confirmed that production of processors featuring its next-gen Hi-K 32 nanometer (nm) "Sandy Bridge" architecture will kick off in late 2010.
Intel has targeted ARM's dominate position in the mobile marketplace by porting Google's Android OS to run on Atom-powered smartphones.
ESO astronomers have discovered nine new exoplanets - and found that several are going the wrong way.
MIT researchers have discovered that a wireless electricity delivery technique they invented three years ago works better when it's used to charge multiple devices at the same time.
Nokia has announced three new low-cost handsets with full Qwerty keyboards aimed at social networking applications.
A new radio astronomy facility has started mapping the universe at very low wavelengths and looking for messages from other civilisations.
In a country where nearly 40% of male students are reportedly addicted to video games, South Korea is trying to curb the growing problem by cutting off access to online games after midnight.
802.16m, 4G, 300 Mbps, VoIP, and a partridge in pear tree bring consumers of mobile broadband an embarrassment of riches, or more pictures of Tiger Woods' mistresses in bikinis. We'll take it all.
Barnes & Noble has decided to reach beyond of its own retail empire to sell the Nook, its branded e-book reader, and will begin making the device available to Best Buy.
Well, that didn't take too long! James Gosling, the well-known father of the Java computer language, has officially bid adieu to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.
Microsoft has introduced a new Windows-based phone designed specifically for individuals who need help in "actively navigating" their social lives.
Are you ladies wearing a push-up bra for a grander effect? Or do you prefer the minimalist approach offered by a humble sports brassiere?
Google is reportedly poised to enter the crowded tablet marketplace with an Android-based e-reader that will "function like a computer."
Consumers who want to buy a standard-priced $5 game on Xbox Live can now simply add $5 to their account, as Microsoft changes a confusing restriction that required users to buy points in $6.25 increments.
Eco-friendly lighting might actually start being some use, with the launch of an LED lightbulb from GE that's claimed to produce nearly as much light as a 40-watt incandescent bulb, while lasting more than 25 times as long.
If there really is life on saturn's moon Titan, it's likely to be smelly and explosive, according to astrobiologist William Bains.
Palm has put itself up for sale and is actively looking for bids this week, according to Bloomberg.
An MIT team has managed what amounts to artificial photosynthesis, using a modified virus and sunlight to split water into hydrogen and oxygen atoms.
Mercedes-Benz Financial announced that it has received more than $2.5 million in lease and loan payments through its groundbreaking iPhone app, the first of its kind to let users manage their auto payments through a mobile app.