General Motors has launched its own data center after an announcement last year to stop outsourcing their IT work. They’ve taken inspiration from Google and Facebook in their approach.
A new online survey by Microsoft has revealed that less than half of people have taken steps towards ensuring their security and privacy online.
An experimental flying car has crash landed in British Columbia, Canada. The pilot and passenger were taken to the hospital with only minor injuries. They have since been released.
Samsung Electronics co. announced this Sunday that they have successfully developed the core technology behind 5G (fifth-generation) mobile network, and aim to enable users with the new service by 2020.
Passwords are a natural part of our electronic lives, but according to PayPal’s chief information security officer, it’s archaic and will soon be a thing of the past.
NASA has deployed astronauts on an impromptu spacewalk to repair the ISS after discovering a leak two days ago. They are streaming the walk live on UStream.
Google, in conjunction with NASA, TIME, and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), have compiled years of satellite images from different parts of the Earth into digestible, eye-opening GIFS.
Tiny antennas which capture light and heat energy may be a new low cost way to produce solar energy and reuse wasted energy in industrial processes.
How about a shoe in which you can carry your iPhone?
A UN agency report has revealed that by next year, there will be more mobile phone subscriptions than there are people on the planet.
The Pentagon has unveiled plans to test “ray gun” technology on human-like dummies in order to see the effects of “non-lethal stimuli” on different parts of the human body.
Two robots have been created in Japan, one of a woman who can tell you how your breath smells and the other of a dog that tells you how your feet smell. Hilarity and weirdness ensues.
Drones are no longer a sign of impending doom, but may in fact be helpful aids to the thirsty, thanks to new beer-dropping drones developed by Darkwing Aerials for a music festival.
Recent patents filed indicate that the next generation Google Glass will have a regular sunglasses-like design, featuring dual see through displays. This futuristic product is being actively developed by Google X Lab, a secret facility run by Google that has earlier developed products like driverless cars.
The new keyboard layout allows users to type faster, without straining their thumbs, and is ideal for touchscreen typing. The old QWERTY is possible to give its place to KALQ, at least where smartphones and tablets are concerned.
IBM’s solar collector can meet global energy requirements if built across 2% of the Sahara’s land area. A highly advanced cooling network, seen in the likes of the Aquasar supercomputer, makes it possible.
Scientists from the University of Exeter and Shell have found a way to make bacteria produce diesel on demand.
A new concept of a ‘tear and share’ flash drive has been developed that works just like a tear off note advertisement often found on cork message boards. The paper encased USB flash drive fit anywhere you can put a credit card and are made to tear off and giveaway.
The Japanese National Police Agency (NPA) is asking that ISPs block Japanese Internet users that are using Tor. Tor allows users to surf the Internet anonymously and it prevents others from conducting surveillance on one's movements, or simply what is known as as ‘traffic analysis’.
ATMs have been with us for many years with little change in technology. Now Bank of America is about to roll out a new model called 'Teller Assist' that will allow customers to video chat with a live bank teller, cash checks and even get exact change if need be.