Apple Censors App That Reports Drone Strikes.
A new software trend is turning the painful chore of annual employee reviews into something fun.
Prototype software can give early warnings of disease or violence outbreaks by spotting clues in news reports.
Facebook recently ran an experiment. Inside a test lab, somewhere behind the scenes at the world’s most popular network, engineers sidled up to a computer server loaded with software that typically drives...
Ayasdi, a company that has developed data visualization software it says uses big data to answer the questions you never thought to ask, has launched in Palo Alto with $10.25 million in funding.
With more than 700,000 available apps, the Google Play store for Android has quickly risen to match Apple's iPhone app selection.
The company that made prepaid debit cards for the “unbanked” ubiquitous has a new venture: a bank. But Green Dot (GDOT) isn’t planning on opening any branches. To visit this bank, you have to open up the app.
The National Rifle Association released a new app on Sunday that includes a gun range equipped with coffin-shaped targets, and the option for players to simulate using a military-grade sniper rifle.
Who needs the freaky precogs of Minority Report to predict if someone’s likely to commit murder when you have an algorithm that can do it for you?
Two years ago, Defense Secretary Robert Gates killed off the Marines’ Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle — a $13 billion misfire of an attempt to build an armored boat that could make landfall and still get around on the beach.
It's been 110 years since Georges Méliès sent a spaceship slamming into the eye of the man on the moon.
Ubuntu Linux is coming to smartphones. Canonical — the British outfit that oversees Ubuntu — has built a new version of the open source operating system for touchscreens, and unlike other smartphone operating systems, it will work as a full desktop O
With a few hours and about $60, you and build with essential piece of scientific equipment that analyzes light to determine what matter is made of.
A newly-developed codec could make pixels obsolete within five years, according to its creators
The free software now lets you control music and video on the Web through a webcam-equipped computer.
Autodesk, the industry leader in CAD software, has announced it is partnering with biological printer manufacturer Organovo to create 3-D design software for designing and printing living tissue.
The United States is often considered a world leader when it comes to deploying the latest biometric security and surveillance technologies. But it could have an unlikely new competitor: Ecuador.
In what is likley a significant development for the future of optical communications, IBM researchers have managed to shrink optical components to fit alongside their electrical counterparts on a single chip.
Mozilla has released version 1.0 of its Firefox OS Simulator, a new add-on for Firefox that makes it easy for web developers to start building apps for Mozilla’s coming mobile Firefox OS.
Dear Jim, I have found an invaluable free tool for your pre- and post-SHTF operations that allows you detailed and accurate mapping for your location(s) within the U.S.
Indiana Jones practiced archaeology with a bull whip and fedora. Joseph Greene and Adam Aja are using another unlikely tool — a 3-D printer.
Using a Leap Motion device, Adam Somers turned his computer monitor into a harp.
Police in Victoria are advising motorists not to use the app after rescuing several people, some of whom were stranded in a national park for up to 24 hours.
The government is investigating whether software companies that make cellphone apps violated the privacy rights of children by quietly collecting personal information from mobile devices and sharing it with advertisers and data brokers, the Federal T
Australian authorities are urging motorists to use anything but Apple Maps to get around the Outback after the app left several people stranded in the searing desert, a mistake police called a “potentially life-threatening issue.”
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a preliminary ruling invalidating “the Steve Jobs patent,” which covers several key multitouch features — including scrolling — at the heart of iOS.
A service called Premier acts like a single smart assistant, on call 24 hours a day. It’s actually made from an ever-changing crowd of casual workers.
It was the latest twist in a bizarre tale that has seen McAfee refuse to turn himself in to authorities in Belize, where he is a person of interest in the killing of a neighbour, then go on the lam, updating his progress on a blog and claiming to be
There are plenty of translation apps for smartphones, but sometimes they speak better than they listen.
As Open Labs developed new music software StageLight, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda weighed in with insights gained from his design background as well as his years of experience onstage and in the studio.