NASA Orbiter finds new gully channel on Mars

A comparison of images taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in November 2010 and May 2013 reveal the formation of a new gully channel on a crater-wall slope in the southern highlands of Mars.

Final for the day: summary update from WWDC 2013

Phew! They have said what they wanted to say. The high and mighty have handed down edicts on iOS7, Mac Pro, OS X Mavericks, the new Macbook Air, and iTunes Radio.

Anonymous takes on Mexican Zeta drug cartel

Cyber activists associated with Anonymous are targeting the violent Zeta drug cartel in Mexico by threatening to expose members of the group.

California wants to put GMO labeling on 2012 ballot

California is toying with the idea of putting an initiative on the 2012 state ballot that would require the labeling of GMO-based ingredients in food.  

Ron Paul, Barney Frank to introduce bill to end war on marijuana

Congressmen Ron Paul, Barney Frank and others are planning on introducing a bill today aimed at chopping off one of the major arms of the war on drugs. They want to end the federal battle against marijuana.

Nokia tries to entice US customers with $80 Astound

After failing to attract, well, anybody in the US with its high-end smartphones, Nokia has opted for a different route.

Sprint makes history again with fastest 3D 4G phone

AT&T may be the first to launch a '4G' phone phone with 3D capabilities to the market, but Sprint says AT&T's network is really just 'faux G.'

Playbook is ready for game time on April 19

Research in Motion's Blackberry Playbook, a business-oriented answer to the iPad, will go on sale April 19.

Samsung adds two to Galaxy Tab portfolio

Samsung has just announced a complete overhaul to its Galaxy Tab line of tablets, not only introducing two new models but also with an expansive shakeup to the software on the back end.

Google facing criticism over relationship with US government, privacy

Don’t be evil. Google claims that’s their company motto but consumer and taxpayer advocacy group, Consumer Watchdog has accused the Internet giant of committing misdeeds last week.

How CES had a lot of 3D news but made no 3D buzz

We knew going into CES that 3D would yet again be another big trend. But because of the rather scattered state of the 3D industry right now, no one really cared what anyone had to show.

Lady Gaga unveils line of Polaroid products

Wanna capture your next Bad Romance on film? There's a camera for that, and it comes to us from Polaroid and Lady Gaga.

New Kinect feature turns Xbox avatars into virtual chatters

From day one, Microsoft said the technology that eventually became Kinect would be more than just a new game controller. It'd be a way to revolutionize the entire console experience. It's latest bid to make good on that promise is a feature called Avatar Kinect.

As expected, no PlayStation phone at CES

Anyone hoping to get a last-minute surprise with Sony's "PlayStation phone" at the Consumer Electronics show will be sorely disappointed.

GM's OnStar headed to non-GM cars

If you've ever seen those OnStar commercials and then get filled with raging jealousy because you don't have a GM car? Then there's some really good news out of CES for you today.

ESPN 3D now a 24/7 3D channel

It was exactly one year ago when ESPN launched a revolutionary new 3D channel, the very first of its kind in the world. Now it has something else to announce - making that channel live 24 hours a day.

Wow! Case for iPad 2 spotted at CES

A little-known Chinese manufacturer is reported to have shown iPad 2 cases at its CES booth.

Samsung introduces yet another 3D TV format

Oh boy. After already battling with active shutter glasses, 3D TVs that need external sensors, and this idea of 3D that doesn't require glasses, Samsung is introducing an entirely new concept.

Lenovo will show tablet at CES, but which one?

When we're not talking about 4G or 3D at next month's CES, one of the major focuses will be the multimedia tablet market, an area that didn't really even exist until the launch of the iPad.

Verizon may not show off iPhone at CES

It's looking more and more like Verizon will focus on its 4G offerings at next month's CES festivities, and may leave any sort of iPhone announcement for a later date.