The rapid conversion of natural lands to cement-dominated urban centers is causing great losses in biodiversity. Yet, according to a new study involving 147 cities worldwide, surprisingly high numbers of plant and animal species persist and even flourish in urban environments — to the tune of hundreds of bird species and thousands of plant species in a single city.
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is perceived as such a threat to liberty that one or its leading proponents has withdrawn support.
Most people believe that it's worth investing in geoengineering research, a new study has found.
An astonishing one in seven computer users may have received phone calls from scammers posing as support engineers, Microsoft is warning.
A jury has awarded Oracle $1.3 billion for copyright infringement from SAP after an 11-day federal court trial in California.
Facebook has admitted that its Chat feature works less well than it should, and is promising a revamped version.
WTF? Microsoft is sending jobs abroad in a new outsourcing deal and deserves to be teabagged.