Saturday, January 17, 2015
Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies have agreed to pay US$415 million in a second attempt to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging they formed an illegal cartel to prevent their workers from leaving for better-paying jobs.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Fish exposed to low levels of bisphenol A (BPA), a common chemical used in plastics, canned goods and cash register receipts, showed evidence of hyperactive behavior, according to research published Monday.
A computer program that analyzes your Facebook “likes” may be a better judge of your personality than your closest friends and family, according to research out Monday.
Plenty of research has shown that learning a second language can boost brainpower, but a new study out Monday suggests that the effects extend to those who begin in middle childhood.
Telling people how pollution can harm kids' health inspires them to use less electricity than telling them how much money they could save by cutting back on power use, U.S. researchers said Monday.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
SpaceX said Saturday it failed in a landmark attempt to recycle its Falcon 9 rocket, after the equipment collided with an ocean platform and broke to pieces.
Drones, wearable computing and enormous, immersive TVs were in the spotlight at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show which wrapped up Friday in Las Vegas.
Welcome to “The Matrix”?
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Poker face will only get you so far. A computer program can now beat anybody at the game of two-player limit Texas hold'em poker, researchers in Canada reported Thursday in the U.S. journal Science.
An ambitious project to put an African spacecraft on the moon is sputtering on the launchpad as it struggles to secure an Internet crowdfunding lift off.