Computer scientists at Columbia Engineering say they've developed a system that makes multithreaded programs run more stably and efficiently.
Most underage Facebook users are joining the site with the full knowledge - and even help - of their parents.
Many of us must at some time or another have squinted suspiciously at our screen while performing a search and wondered just why Google's showing us this particular ad.
Canonical has confirmed plans to expand its Ubuntu Linux distribution to tablets, smartphones and other mobile interactive devices.
If you can't make it to Wall Street - or can't be bothered - it's now possible to have all the fun of a protest demo without getting arrested or rained on.
Artificial intelligence (AI) researcher John McCarthy has passed away at the age of 84.
Tablet owners spend more time reading the news than they do on Facebook - but they're not prepared to pay for that news, a survey shows.
Google's popular Android operating system is typically associated with RISC-powered ARM devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Yes, you read that right. Rapper MC Hammer has announced plans to launch a search engine called WireDoo.
Google's announced that it's to shut down its Buzz social network to focus on Google+.
Dennis Ritchie - the co-inventor of UNIX and C - has passed away at the age of 70.
The Google engineer who yesterday made the mistake of posting criticism of Google+ publicly has withdrawn what he calls a 'long opinionated rant'.
A Google engineer has publicly criticized the recently launched social networking platform on... Google+.
iOS 5 - the latest iteration of Apple’s popular mobile operating system - is now available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
It's true, apparently, that criminals - especially arsonists - often return to the scene of their crime, as do IED bomb makers in the Middle East.
BlueStacks has rolled out the alpha version of its App Player for Windows. The software allows users to run their favorite Android apps on Windows-based PCs or tablets.
Well, if you haven't got round to joining Google+, you now have a good excuse not to bother: many of those who did have abandoned it.
Facebook's finally launched its long-awaited iPad app, filling a gpaing hole in its lineup, and has also improved its mobile apps.
Google wants you to know there is a new language on the block dubbed "Dart" - which Mountain View describes as a class-based, optionally typed platform for building web apps.
Planning a trip can be fun - but getting directions usually isn't. While it's one of the most-used features on Google Maps, it's all generally a bit of a chore.