World's cheapest tablet launches in India

CORRECTION: We yesterday referred to the Kindle Fire as 'low cost', thanks to its $199 price tag. We now realize it's actually bloody expensive.

Middle-school students discover cave on Mars

A seventh-grade class in Cottonwood, California, has discovered a Martian cave.

School dishes out iPads to all its freshmen

Kids just don't know they're born these days. Whilst our generation thought ourselves lucky to get paper and a stub of pencil - no more scratchy slates, hurrah! - a bunch of spoilt brats over at Seton Hill University are being kitted out with iPads.

Robot dental patient winces and complains

The robot repertoire is pretty extensive these days, but there's been one notable omission - the ability to complain. But it's a fundamental feature of a new creation designed to help train dentists.

FBI probes Pennsylvania school district over webcam spy scandal

The FBI and federal prosecutors have joined an investigation of a Pennsylvania-area school district accused of spying on students with remotely activated webcams.

Claim: School spied on students with laptop webcams

The Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania has been accused of using laptop webcams to spy on students in their homes.