Cinese cyberspies target Dalai Lama

Researchers have uncovered a Chinese cyber-espionage network which they say has been used to spy on the Dalai Lama as well as the Indian government and military.

Microsoft founders honor 'inventor of PC' Ed Roberts

Ed Roberts, the creator of the world's first personal computer and mentor to Microsoft founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen, has died aged 68.

Science writer wins key legal battle

We can all breathe a little easier, here on TG Daily - we can now write what we think with a little less fear of being chucked in a British slammer.

NASA releases people's pick of Mars photos

NASA has released the first Mars pictures commissioned by the public - and there's not a thumbprint or double exposure among them.

Gamers more prone to spam and phishing

Gamers beware - you're 50 percent more likely to suffer spam and phishing attacks than other social network users.

Official 'Climategate' report clears scientists of wrongdoing

The UK government's first official report into the 'Climategate' scandal has concluded that the University of East Anglia did not tamper with climate data.

NIST creates spray-on transistors

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is using organic semiconductors as a basis for spray-on large-area electronics such as solar cells and displays.

Prefab system 'makes all software open source'

A University of Washington team has developed a system it says makes all software effectively open source, allowing users to add custom features to any program.

Space toilet up for auction today

Fancy a spacesuit, cosmonaut headset or space toilet? At an auction in  Canada today, you can take your chance and bid.

'Law of nature' broken, say physicists

Scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory say they have broken one of the laws of nature.

Google and Microsoft call for greater limits on government snooping

Companies including Google, Microsoft and AT&T have launched a campaign group calling for restrictions on the government's access to private data.

Bionic eye could be in use within three years

Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) has created a bionic eye which it says could restore the sight of sufferers of retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.

LHC achieves record collisions, starts gathering data

The Large Hadron Collider is up and running, and has produced its first high-energy collisions.

MIT neuroscientists can affect people's morals

Scientists have discovered your moral compass - and it's just behind your right ear. MIT researchers have found they can successfully alter people's moral judgments by disrupting a specific brain region.

Greenpeace tells Dell: clean up your act

Greenpeace protested outside the offices of Dell yesterday in Bangalore, Amsterdam and Copenhagen, as Dell execs consider ways of cleaning up the company's products.

Lawmakers call for FTC to investigate Google Buzz over privacy

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have called for an FTC investigation into Google over its Buzz social networking service.

Cassini reveals cosmic Pac-Man

In an example of life imitating art - if art's the right word - NASA has released images of Saturn's icy moon Mimas looking for all the world like Pac-Man eating a dot.

CubeSail clears junk from space

UK researchers have developed a device to clear dangerous space garbage from lower earth orbit.

Spies struggle to cope with computers

James Bond always seems to manage okay, but apparently Britain's other spies have a bit of a problem with technology.

Atlantic currents not slowing after all

New NASA measurements show that the Gulf Stream has not slowed down over the past 15 years. In fact, it may even have sped up slightly.