Sony has thus far confirmed a number of specs for its upcoming Playstation 4 (PS4) console, including 8 GB GDDR5 of system RAM, a single-chip accelerated processing unit (APU), 8 AMD x86-64 bit Jaguar (CPU) cores and 18 next-generation AMD (GPU) Radeon-based compute units.
Engineers have developed a new computer program that gauges human feelings through speech, bringing the prospect of a phone that can pick up on your mood and, say, play you music to match.
Scientists believe they've found evidence for life on Mars - in data collected 36 years ago.
Many online reviews appear too good to be true - and they are. Earlier this year, for example, the Federal Trade Commission fined a music tuition company $250,000 for posting fake reviews of its own products.
Physicists at the US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory say they've been unable to confirm the existence of a new particle indicated by Fermilab experiments in April.
A big step forward in microfluidics has helped researchers develop stand-alone, self-powered chips that can diagnose diseases within minutes.
Astrophysicists have made the first measurements of the atmosphere of a 'super-Earth' planet known as GJ 1214b.