Android-x86 runs on your desktop PC

Andriod-x86 can best be described as an unofficial initiative to port Google's popular mobile operating system to run on devices powered by Intel and AMD x86 processors, rather than RISC-based ARM chips.

Bitcoin value reaches an all-time high compared to the dollar

Digital currency used in place of the dollar isn't exactly a new concept, especially online.

Apple touts iTunes U as content tops one billion downloads

Apple has confirmed that its iTunes U content downloads have reached an impressive one billion.

Google launches Facebook-like sign-in button

Google's taking a leaf out of Facebook and Twitter's book with the launch of Google+ Sign-In, which allows users to log into web sites using their Google+ credentials.

Internet Explorer 10 arrives on Windows 7

Microsoft officially rolled out the latest version of Internet Explorer (IE 10) for Windows 7 users.

Video: Advanced algorithm teaches robots to improvise

When a robot performs an action, it is typically scripted and very precise.

LG buys HP's webOS to put in smart TVs

It looks as if webOS may have a future after all, with HP selling the operating system to LG Electronics for use in smart TVs and other devices.

LG acquires webOS for smart TVs

LG has acquired the versatile webOS operating system from Hewlett Packard. The OS - originally developed by Palm - will be used to power LG's upcoming lineup of Smart TV's.

Google still promoting pirate sites, says stroppy RIAA

Record labels are accusing Google of continuing to promote pirate sites to the top of search results, despite commitments from the company that it wouldn't do so.

Tweets say Hawaii is happiest state

Napa, California, is the US' happiest city, and Hawaii its happiest state. That's the conclusion of a research study from the University of Vermont, on the basis of the content of 10 million geotagged tweets.

'Magic Closet' tells you what to wear

Hundreds of workers on Amazon's Mechanical Turk labor market have been slaving away deciding which clothes look good with what, all to save you the trouble of trying things on.

iCub robot learns language like baby

A team working with the iCub humanoid robot says it can now understand what is being said to it and even anticipate the end of a sentence.

Outlook.com emerges from preview, boasts 60 million users

Microsoft has taken its Outlook.com email service out of preview and opened it to the public, as it prepares to shut Hotmail down.

Mega to start accepting bitcoins

The new web storage service Mega founded by the controversial Kim Dotcom (aka Kim Schmitz) has confirmed that it will now accept bitcoin, an online virtual currency already used by thousands.

Chevy ready for Sonic and Spark Siri Eyes Free integration

Back in November of last year, Chevrolet confirmed it would be rolling out Apple Siri Eyes Free integration for its Sonic and Spark vehicles.

Amazon Cloud Player goes live for Ford Sync AppLink equipped vehicles

Amazon has confirmed that its Cloud Player is now available for owners of Ford vehicles with Sync Applink capability.

Opera plans switch to WebKit

Opera Software has announced plans to abandon its own Presto rendering engine and move to using WebKit, the same engine that powers Chrome and Safari.

Raspbmc for the Pi hits a stable 1.0

Have you purchased a Raspberry Pi recently, perhaps the $25 model A? If your goal is to transform the uber-mini dev-board into a small set top box or home theater PC, you might want to check out the latest version of the Raspbmc OS (1.0).

Amex teams with Twitter for 'tweet to buy' service

American Express has extended its deal with Twitter to allow users to link their cards to their Twitter account and buy products directly from within Twitter.

Paranoid Android 3 goes live for Nexus lineup

Paranoid Android can best be described as a customized version of Google's mobile Android operating system loaded with a feature known as Hybrid Engine (HE).