Sea level rises are accelerating along parts of the US East Coast as much as four times faster than the average for the rest of the world.
The web is getting busier and busier, says Cisco, with the amount of traffic in 2016 set to hit 1.3 zettabytes – that's a trillion gigabytes to you and me.
Almost seven million birds are killed by communications towers every year as they migrate from the United States and Canada to Central and South America.
Google has released a full version of the FCC's report into its gathering of personal data with Street View cars - revealing that the 'rogue engineer' who gathered the data told colleagues that he was doing so.
The loss of the Falcon HTV-2 hypersonic aircraft last summer was caused by the vehicle's skin peeling away, DARPA has revealed.
The FTC is calling for tighter online privacy rules, saying that if companies don't voluntarily introduce a 'do not track' facility, it'll do it for them.
A report from British watchdog Internet Watch Foundation says that pedophiles are successfully disguising websites to hide their illegal content.
Hacktivists such as Anonymous will be pleased to hear that they're the biggest security threat to govermnents and companies, accounting for well over half the 174 million user records stolen last year.
The average teenager is now almost twice as likely to message on social networks as to socialise face to face, and is sending or receiving 60 texts a day.
Today's teenagers could suffer all their lives from the effects of their 'hyperconnected' lifestyles, say a panel of experts surveyed by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
The FCC is set to ban LightSquared from going ahead with its proposed national wireless broadband network, following a government report concluding that it would interfere with navigation gear.
Apple has admitted that more than a third of its suppliers are failing to comply with its rules on working hours - and that the situation's been getting worse.
Mobile malware's set to rocket, according to security firm McAfee's 2012 Threat Predictions report, while the Anonymous hacking group may be on its way out.
Fewer children are being exposed to unwanted sexual approaches and porn online - probably thanks to publicity and improvements in social networks' privacy policies, a new report finds.
The US has significantly tightened its rules on the use of chimpanzees in medical research, ruling it out except for cases in which there's no other valid testing method.
More than 100 million adults on the EU have never surfed the web, new European Union statistics show.
The amount of spam winging its way into our inboxes has fallen to its lowest level in three years - although it still accounts for seven out of ten emails, says Symantec.
Global carbon emissions have hit a record 10 billion tons, rising by 49 per cent in the last two decades.
The NOAA's latest Annual Greenhouse Gas Index (AGGI) shows that the presence of gases such as carbon dioxide and methane has risen by 29 percent since 1990.
Extreme weather events over the last ten years have cost the US over $14 billion in health costs alone, researchers have calculated.