MIT researcher Todd Mostak has invented a new parallel database that allows for crunching complex spatial and GIS data in milliseconds.
Egyptologists say they believe they've established the truth about the death of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses III 3,000 years ago. And, just as an ancient papyrus suggests, they say, conspirators murdered him by slitting his throat.
This year, the world was most interested in Egypt and Charlie Sheen, according to Twitter's annual report on the top trending hashtags.
An archaeologist at the University of Alabama in Birmingham says she's discovered 17 lost pyramids in Egypt - without even leaving her desk.
If you thought McDonald’s was the only food capable of giving you artery busting bad health, think again.
The Google executive who was so instrumental in the protests that led to the overthrow of the Egyptian government has said he plans to leave the company to set up his own Non-Governmental-Organization (NGO).
Sometimes it seems like Facebook and Twitter are nothing more than sites designed for updating exactly what you ate for lunch. But recently, the social networking sites have proved themselves far more useful, helping to fuel political change in both Egypt and Tunisia.
Advocacy group Free Press is alleging that a Californian company has been helping the Egyptian government inspect the contents of email, Twitter and Facebook messages.
The British foreign secretary, William Hague, has complained to the Egyptian government after Vodafone revealed that it was forced to send out pro-Mubarak texts during the unrest in the country over the last week.
Egypt is back on the internet, after a five-day shut-down linked to unrest in the country.
Google and Twitter have come up with a way to let Egyptians tweet despite the country's internet shut-down.
Egypt is effectively offline, after the government cut off almost all internet access late last night.
A mass-mailer worm that recently infected a number of US government and corporate computer systems has been tentatively linked to a cyber-Jihadist organization known as the "Brigades of Tariq ibn Ziyad."
Archaeologists have managed to painstakingly unearth a 3,500-year-old "Door to the Afterlife" that was originally placed in the tomb of an ancient high-ranking Egyptian official in Luxor.