The Maya calendar decoded

The Maya are famous for their complex, intertwined calendric systems, and now one calendar, the Maya Long Count, has been empirically calibrated to the modern European calendar.

Google wipes out Jesus's birthday

Google appears to have something against people with December birthdays, omitting the month from the feature which allows users to add birthdays and anniversaries to their contacts list.

New Mayan 2012 text is 'political, not prophetic'

New evidence has been found that the Mayan calendar ended on 21 December this year - but gives no indication that the Maya expected the world to end then too.

LinkedIn updates iOS app after privacy issue revealed

LinkedIn's been forced to change its iOS app, following reports that they've been collecting data from users' calendars and sending it back to its servers.

Mayan calendar contradicts 2012 apocalypse

Archaeologists say they've found the oldest Mayan calendar yet - and in what will be a bit of a blow for anyone that's already sold their house and taken to the hills, it runs well past 2012.

Boffins propose new calendar

When Pope Gregory altered the calendar in 1582 to get it in synch with the seasons, protesters marched in the streets demanding the return of their 11 days.

Motorola and Sprint debut "push-to-talk" Android smartphone

Motorola has debuted what it claims is the "world's first" push-to-talk Android-powered smartphone at CTIA 2010.