Spot, the mechanical dog first introduced in February, is now being tested alongside combat units.
The affordable headset, released on Friday, provides immersive viewing experiences while sitting down. But many videos take a while to download, and it may take a while before virtual reality apps live up to the technology's promise of providing truly interactive storytelling.
In a bid to raise awareness about issues of 'fair use,' the site will provide legal aid to four users threatened with takedown notices.
Stream TV, Comcast's new video streaming service, won't be constrained by regular data speeds or monthly data caps – which could have big effects on 'net neutrality' and the Internet itself.
The social media giant realizes that some relationships come to an end. They have developed products to ease that process online.
Education SuperHighway, a nonprofit group backed by Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg, released a new report showing that an additional 20 million students gained Internet access in the last two years.
As the messaging app reverses course and says it will block accounts used by the Islamic State in the wake of deadly shootings in Paris, a new report shows that some people will support criticisms of religion online. But how social media sites moderate content is unclear, free speech advocates say.
The Chemical Laptop, a device built by NASA, uses biological analysis to identify amino and fatty acids formed by organisms. NASA hopes to fly the Chemical Laptop to Mars or Europa to hunt for traces of extraterrestrial life.
The first piece in a year-long series about complexity science by The Santa Fe Institute and The Christian Science Monitor. Read other entries at breakthroughs.csmonitor.com.
Facebook received criticism in recent days for enabling its Safety Check feature following Friday's attacks in Paris but not for similar attacks that occurred in Beirut the day before.
Women held 15.5 percent of the seats on corporate boards in the software industry, a new report by researchers at the University of California, Davis, found. But gender diversity within the physical limits of Silicon Valley is lower, while racial diversity in leadership roles continues to lag.
Google+ was originally meant to draw users away from Facebook and other social networks, but it never really caught on. Now Google is rebooting Google+ in a simpler form, with an emphasis on users' shared interests.
The company says it's trying to fill a data void by helping to map vast urban developments that are sparsely occupied.
The world's most popular social network website is introducing new features that it hopes will allow charities to more easily spread awareness and raise money.
Research universities and investors are pouring resources into agriculture drones. A new study suggests drones will change the way agriculture works.
Juicy is the best word to describe Anne Biklé and David Montgomery’s garden, even in the dying days of autumn. Emerald green, dewy grass; a vegetable patch where leafy kale stands tall and arugula nestles low; shrubs and trees – cork bark maple, Persian ironwood and wax myrtle – screening the area from passersby and a late-flowering rhododendron bearing plump red blooms.
It is this oasis that led them on a remarkable journey into another world, one that exists beneath our feet and is run by microbes, creatures invisible to the naked eye.Continue reading...