Science & Technology
It only took six years, but as of today Microsoft Office Mobile is available on the iPhone--at least to those with a Microsoft Office 365 subscription. Microsoft announced today that Office 365 Home Premium and Office 365 ProPlus subscribers can download the package from iTunes immediately at no extra charge. This is a stripped-down, mobile-friendly ...
Adafruit has created a handy how-to to help you build a wireless access point that anonymizes your internet browsing using Tor and a Raspberry Pi.
The Federal Intelligence Surveillance Court, in a rare ruling, said its opinion could be subject to a Freedom of Information Act request by the San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Gems — each forged with its own recipe of elements, temperature and pressure — offer precious clues to some of the most profound questions about the life of our planet.
In a secret court in Washington, Yahoo’s top lawyers made their case. The government had sought help in spying on certain foreign users, without a warrant, and Yahoo had refused, saying the broad requests were unconstitutional, Claire Cain Miller reports in The New York Times.
From San Francisco, 130 entrepreneurs, academics, and investors took over a British Airways 747 bound for London to develop ideas around bringing science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and opportunities to a broader population around the world.
Unlike other Silicon Valley startups like Uber or Airbnb, Nextdoor is being embraced by New York City officials, announcing a partnership with Mayor Michael Bloomberg today. The neighborhood social network is proving that technology does not have to be disruptive to be useful or valuable.
You've heard music is good for your kid's brain, but does it matter what tunes you spin? Mister Know-It-All weighs in on the age-old debate: Led Zeppelin or The Wiggles?
Jonas Lund built a browser that allows people around the world to surf the internet together in one window.
Real-Life True Blood</em>: Synthetic Blood Is Coming — And So Are a Host of Potential Complications
The arrival of real synthetic blood is also likely to bring with it its own set of serious socioeconomic issues, including ones that have complicated many medical advances that before it.
Two weeks ago, Jack Dongarra flew to Changsha, China for a meeting with researchers at the National University of Defense Technology, home to the country's top supercomputing program. He expected an update on their plans for a new mega-machine, but they had a little surprise for him: The system was already up and running. It's ...
If you find your Mac filling up with all the new pictures you have been adding to the iPhoto program, you can save some space by moving the iPhoto Library to an external drive — but back everything up first.
The Airbus A350-XWB flew for the first time today taking off from Toulouse, France at 10:00 a.m. local time (4:00 a.m. EDT).
Wall Street is rejoicing over a decision that on the surface seems to strip many biotech companies of their most valuable asset.
The upcoming TriMet Portland-Milwaukie light rail line has been designed so that power captured from braking trains can power accelerating ones.
When 10-year-old Charlie Cagann went to Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago to have his adenoids removed, he was nervous about the surgery. But when he arrived at the hospital, there was something to help take his mind off things: an iPad. Charlie -- who already owns an iPod Touch -- picked up the Apple tablet and ...
Paul Octavious is trying to find a real-world match for all the 100 colors from the Pantone postcard set. When he finds one, he holds the card up, snaps a picture with his iPhone and uploads it to Instagram under the hashtag #thepantoneproject.
We took advantage of the lush spring bloom here in California to go test some of the latest hiking and camping gear. These are the results.