The Supreme Court of Canada says a woman who wants to sue Facebook over its use of “sponsored stories” can pursue her case in British Columbia.
(Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd reported first-quarter sales that missed analysts' forecasts due to an unexpected drop in its high-margin software and professional services sales, sending its shares down
This August, the U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years
The mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya is usually found in tropical areas. Researchers have now discovered how climate change is facilitating the spread of the Chikungunya virus. Even if climate
A research group has found a long-sought explanation for the apparent contradictions implicit in the composition of lunar and Martian meteorites. They were able to demonstrate how meteorites could con
Mechanical structures in steerable cars are optimized to fit exactly one particular shape of the toy. If designers want to reuse such a mechanism with different shapes, the necessary adjustments to th
Investigators have been examining the use of deep brain stimulation in the treatment of Parkinson's disease in an attempt to optimize treatment effectiveness.
Is it OK for children to count on their fingers? Generations of pupils have been discouraged by their teachers from using their hands when learning maths. But a new research article shows using finger
During the last glacial period, within only a few decades the influence of atmospheric CO2 on the North Atlantic circulation resulted in temperature increases of up to 10 degrees Celsius in Greenland
The world’s largest contract electronics maker is scouting locations for a U.S. display factory planning to invest more than $10 billion on it. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.
IBM's new data science and data governance initiatives will give organisations a greater understanding of their data.
SpaceX is scheduled to launch a used rocket from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Friday afternoon.
You can't remove everything, but you can remove a lot of online information. It takes some steps.
Many enterprises neglect some mission-critical applications in disaster recovery plans. One reason: the “resiliency perception gap” between executives’ perceptions of their resiliency strategies
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Infosys said on Friday an investigation it commissioned had found no evidence of wrongdoing in accusations by an anonymous whistleblower, releasing the findings a day bef
'Nobody Speak' is about more than a lawsuit—it's about money, power, and the freedom of the press.
Selfless heroism isn't the best strategy in life-and-death disaster situations involving groups of people, a new study suggests.
A self-help approach to a graded exercise program, supervised by a specialist physiotherapist, is safe and may reduce fatigue for some people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), according to a new tr
Photodynamic therapy is often used to treat brain tumors because of its specificity — it can target very small regions containing cancerous cells while sparing the normal cells around it from damage
One of the current challenges in biology is to understand rapidly-changing phenomena. Interestingly, only a small fraction of them is due to proteins acting in isolation, the majority of biological ev
A camera found at a Goodwill store in Portland, Ore., revealed never-before seen images of Mount St. Helens eruption.
Alphabet Inc. subsidiary YouTube said it has topped 1.5 billion viewers every month and that users spend more than an hour a day watching Youtube on their mobile devices.
InfoSec 2017: Arbor Networks CTO tells us why DDoS attacks are still very much a threat to your business.
Snapchat's latest feature Snap Map helps you see where your friends are hanging out, so you can join them.
It's all change for the British firm following a fall-out with Cupertino.
The search giant launches a venture fund to finance startups creating machine intelligence technology.
A Linux-running desktop PC called ORWL is meant to foil the most dedicated hackers.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said it was open to talks with Western Digital Corp in their dispute over the sale of the Japanese conglomerate's prized chip unit - an apparent olive branch after it ch
It's the latest defense strategy against cybercrime.
A new skin patch has been developed that can play a radio for two days using body sweat and could possibly charge our phones. Jose Sepulveda(@josesepulvedatv) has more. &
Some 800,000 customers are at 'small risk' of being hacked after vulnerability in home hubs was uncovered.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The chief executive of German publisher Axel Springer is confident that internet companies like Facebook, Snapchat and Google will help news providers make more money from their con
It's been a rough 2017 for Uber, but the fire hasn't quite spread to the autonomous vehicles department.
The lead crisis in America is a data crisis.
SpaceX plans to launch another recovered booster from the history-worn Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center.
By leveraging IoT devices against us, cybercriminals are actually providing a good reminder that the internet links us in more ways than we might imagine.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing has shut down online video services of three popular Chinese media sites in a swift action that unleashed financial shockwaves and posed a firm warning to the country's onl
Florida company forced to pay 120m dollars for violating a number of telecommunication laws.
Education reform is hard. Doing it well is at least at much about discipline and precision as it is about passion.
New proposed rules could hamper growth, they argue.
Since high performing virtual desktops require specifically designed, maintained and updated infrastructure, many organisations are turning to desktop as a service (DaaS) to realise the full range of
In the year since Snapchat began welcoming geofilters, paid submissions have increased to tens of thousands per day. Last month, graduations made up 15% of such sales.
A widespread lack of flexibility is holding organisations back from fully embracing digital.
WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russi
The enterprise messenger market has grown significantly in recent years, leading to predictions that in the future, working professionals will largely communicate using team messengers.
Automation and AI have the potential to disrupt many industries and now is the time to invest in yourself.
Whereas traditionally much more focus has been on the potential of private cloud, driven by multinational IT companies, public cloud has been maturing rapidly.
Pointing to the failure of a single piece of equipment or operator error can be misleading.
Three things are necessary.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Crisis-wracked Toshiba Corp suffered further indignities on Friday, estimating bigger losses for the past financial year and getting demoted to the second section of the Tokyo Stock
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc is launching a UK program to train and fund local organizations to combat extremist material online, as internet companies attempt to clamp down on hate speech and violent con
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor on Friday accused the Telegram messaging app of violating Russian legislation and said it could be blocked if it did not provide the w
(Reuters) - In today's U.S. shale fields, tiny sensors attached to production gear harvest data on everything from pumping pressure to the heat and rotational speed of drill bits boring into the rocky
A carbon trading program is shaping up as a big policy retort to President Trump’s decision to quit the Paris accord. But getting local industries on board will be a challenge.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said on Friday it has asked regulators for an extension for filing its annual financial statement by over a month as it has not been able to obtain approval from its aud
Satish Jeyachandran had been the director of hardware engineering at Tesla for seven years.
Once a year, the U.S. Air Force hosts Magazine Day where journalists receive the latest scoops on space, nuclear missiles, drones and more in the bowels of the Pentagon.
Once a year, the U.S. Air Force hosts Magazine Day where journalists get the latest scoops on space, nuclear missiles, drones and more in the bowels of the Pentagon.
Experts search for others willing to take on Amazon for the organic-food chain
In New York, the state legislature wrapped up its 2017 session without extending Mayor Bill de Blasio's control over New York City's schools.
The insurance company for the city of Ferguson, Missouri, paid $1.5 million US to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Brown's parents, t
A powerful car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday killed 11 people and wounded 20, officials s
Missiles are fired from the Mediterranean at Islamic State group targets in Syria.
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker isn't sure what the UK wants.
A car swerved dramatically after an altercation with a motorcyclist in California. Footage courtesy Chris Traber
An online petition is set up after the president said mothers would be too distracted to go to school.