Microsoft has announced that it is working with Intel and Broadcom to design a Silverlight platform for set-top boxes, connected TVs, Blu-ray Disc players and other devices.
Nokia has acquired MetaCarta, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based location services provider.
Thirty million Mexicans could find their cellphones dead this weekend, thanks to a new law that forces phone owners to register their identities.
NASA has announced its plans for the next few years. With the Constellation program for a manned moon landing axed, the focus will instead be on missions to the International Space Station and flight beyond Earth's orbit.
The very first reality show that aired exclusively through Playstation's digital distribution network came to a close tonight, with the biggest fanfare ever awarded to an entry-level video game grunt.
48% of Americans over the age of 11 now have profiles on at least one social networking Web site, including 78% of teenagers, according to a newly released study.
Venus is still capable of volcanic eruptions, data from ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft suggests.
Warner Bros. has confirmed a Fall release date for its F.E.A.R. 3 paranormal horror FPS.
The title - which will be playable on the Xbox 360, PS3 and Windows PCs - is expected to feature both single-player and co-op modes.
Apple has previewed its long-awaited iPhone OS 4 software and released a beta version to iPhone Developer Program members.
A new report claims that USB 3 will not see "widespread adoption" until at least late 2011 due to Intel's lack of "direct" support.
A recent discovery by a team of Hewlett Packard researchers could eventually help redefine the capabilities, speed and capacity of conventional memory.
You wait ages for a new human species, and then two come along at once. Hard on the heels of the discovery of a new type of hominin in Siberia, an international team says it's found the closest yet type of australopithecine to modern humans.
An Arkansas teenager says he never wants to see his mother again after she altered his Facebook page, and has accused her of harassment.
Joanna Rutkowska has made a name for herself in the software community as a security researcher. Now, she wants to change the way we run apps to isolate threats to our system's security.
Yes, like Cyndi Lauper once said, girls just want to have fun! But do they need Glo to do it?
A British start-up is looking for a half-million-dollar investment to market its new invention - a kettle that tweets you to tell you when it's boiled.
The creator of Metal Gear Solid has claimed that console gaming will soon be little more than a curious relic of the past.
Russian and US physicists have finally created element 117 - a superheavy element made of atoms containing 117 protons that is roughly 40 percent heavier than lead.
Things are getting hot and sweaty when all of the sudden you hear that sound: a new text notification. What do you do? If you'd actually interrupt sex to check the message, you're not alone.
More than 100 student teams from around the globe will this weekend take part in NASA's Great Moonbuggy Race.
Our entire universe may be located inside a wormhole, part of a black hole that lies within a much larger universe.
Did you think Louis Leterrier's Clash of the Titans was lackluster in 3D? Well, so did Louis Leterrier.