The French and German governments have urged their citizens to consider safer alternatives to Microsoft's popular Internet Explorer browser.
From the you couldn't make it up department comes news that you can make airplane fuel from seawater and sand.
The original account of the moment that Sir Isaac Newton got clunked on the head by a falling apple has gone online for the first time.
Telling someone you're planning to blow up an airport is never a good idea, especially if the cops are listening in. So when a UK man tweeted to his friends that Robin Hood Airport in Doncaster was about to bite the big one, it should have come as no surprise that last week he was busted and interrogated for seven hours by anti-terror police.
It all sounds a bit Harry Potter, but a team of British scientists has managed to tie light in knots, an achievement that could have important implications for laser technology.
We will never stop telling you what to like, how to feel, and what movies you should be watching this year. One editor's Sunday morning moment of meglomania.
One editor's journey into the darkest depth of his desires. 15 ways to dull the ache of another year and avoid social interaction.
Even though it may not have needed saving, Microsoft executive Aaron Greenberg has claimed that Project Natal could help revive the Japanese gaming market.
The NPD Group has confirmed that Nintendo shattered previous sales records by offloading 3.81 million Wii consoles (in North America) during the month of December.
Updated Segway has been sold to a British businessman, Jimi Heselden. There was a time when you couldn't shake a remote without having a puff piece on the sassy scooter fall out of the tv. Now, it may be just another strange reminder of a very strange decade.
Words fail us on this one. You have to see it to believe it.
Bill Veghte, a 19-year veteran at Microsoft, is quitting the company after another exec was chosen to run the Windows division.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says the company is staying in China regardless of what Google does.
Stress really does cause cancer - in fruit flies, at least - Yale researchers have discovered.
Austrian scientists have defended an experiment in which pigs were buried alive in snow, after animal rights activists succeeded in halting the project.
Alzheimer's could soon be detected through a simple eye test, way before symptoms appear.
Europe's largest fleet of underwater robot gliders is about to embark on its first research mission in the tropical Atlantic.
The Customer Experience Index (CxPi) study for 2009 is down on iTunes, mobile phone carriers, and medical insurance.
The popular eBay auction website has deluged by a virtual tsunami of unwanted Google Nexus One phones.
A Taipei-based analyst has claimed that Apple's next-gen iPhone will feature a touch-sensitive casing along with a "more advanced" camera.
A number of entrepreneurs have dismissed Google's recent threat to halt operations in China.
Kodak has sued Apple and RIM over the unauthorized use of patented digital imaging technology in iPhones and camera-enabled BlackBerry devices.
Column Despite the fact that Intel paid AMD $1.25 billion at the end of last year to settle all that nasty, nasty antitrust stuff, it just won't keep going away.
Readers of a nervous or terminally-stupid disposition might like to note that we're officially a minute closer to death, destruction, general unpleasantness and yet more re-runs of Seinfeld than we were, err, thirty years ago.
Israeli engineers have successfully tested a 'fancraft' - a robot vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft that hovers using fans.
A 47-year-old Harvard graduate orchestrated his own death in a shooting in Guatemala City in a bid to blame President Alvaro Colom for his murder.
The good news is that finding the perfect girlfriend is easier than contacting an alien civilisation. The bad news is that the odds are still pretty long.
Us double-X-ers can't feel quite so smug any more: apparently the Y chromosome isn't stagnating or decaying, as was previously thought, but is in fact evolving quite rapidly.
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke says China must provide a 'secure' commercial environment for companies such as Google and that the US is 'troubled' by recent cyberattacks originating in China last month and targeting human rights activists.
The world's first artificial pancreas is on the way, potentially freeing millions of diabetes patients from insulin injections and blood sugar checks.
Staff at an animal sanctuary thought a dog was deaf until they realized it only understood Polish.
Activision confirms that sales of its popular Modern Warfare 2 video game have exceeded $1 billion.
A French lingerie commercial featuring supermodel Bar Refaeli has been viewed nearly 200,000 times since being posted to YouTube on January 10.
Intel has inadvertently confirmed that at least one of Apple's new MacBook Pros will feature a Core i5 processor.
The American Association for Nude Recreation (AANR) has officially endorsed the deployment of full body scanners in major US airports.
The eagerly awaited, yet still enigmatic Apple tablet will reportedly feature an "incredibly fast" ARM CPU along with an iPhone kernel.
Updated A response to the FTC investigation into the Intel Corporation has revealed that senior AMD executives - including Hector Ruiz and Henri Richard - didn't think much of their own products. Intel has also replied to an investigation initiated by New York State.
Google data is not the only data to be compromised by attacks by Chinese hackers, according to a report by iDefense.
Your salad dressing could become an electronics factory, if work from the University of Minnesota bears fruit.
It’s been a long time in coming, but today AMD Fab spin-off, GlobalFoundries, announced it had finally finished integrating Chartered Semiconductor into one big fab family under the unified name and brand of GlobalFoundries.
Researchers at the University of Southampton are embarking on a project to develop a new kind of information processing technology inspired by the chemical processes in living systems.