It’s amazing how frustrating it can be to drive in L.A. Superhighways are jam-packed, cars crawl along in the worst rush hour of your life even though it’s only 2 p.m., and yet no one rides the scary subway.
Interactive Data Visualization App Sheds Light on Energy Use and Inefficient Buildings.
If you think the future is far away, think again.
There's a hot new app taking college campuses by storm.
No one really knows if ads on smartphones work.
It can climb ladders, open doors, and it's coming to rescue you.
A program called Scribe harnesses humans on the Internet to generate speech captions in under five seconds.
With the cost of U.S. movie tickets rising, one startup is looking to revolutionize the market by allowing theatergoers to buy tickets for 30 to 60 percent off.
Google, in another push to reduce and rationalize its sprawling lineup of Web apps, is closing a host of products.
The world’s largest search engine is now experimenting with jewelry that would eliminate the need to remember dozens of passwords.
You really ought to save your international friends money with a local number, or at least impress people with a number in Sweden. You can do that with VIR2SIM.
Freezing an Android phone can help reveal its confidential contents, German security researchers have found.
Everpix organizes photos after analyzing them with software that can detect things such as animals, outdoor scenes, and people.
To help recruiters, a startup called Gild has created a database of four million software developers and rated their work. Could other fields be next?
A leaked screenshot seems to confirm that Samsung has an interesting new feature in the works for its next smartphone, the Galaxy S IV.
We speak from experience when we say that translating the jargon-filled, mind-numbing world of personal finance into readable, engaging material for young people is no simple task.
All of the compression algorithms are based on outdated understanding of how the human ear works.
Startup Koozoo wants us to join its streaming video network. I’m not convinced of its widespread utility, though.
Anand Agarawala presents BumpTop, a user interface that takes the usual desktop metaphor to a glorious, 3-D extreme, transforming file navigation into a freewheeling playground of crumpled documents and clipping-covered "walls."
In case you’re feeling some winter gloom, keep in mind that time is never standing still and the next season is just around the corner.
An "Easter egg" is a hidden message or in-joke that software developers will sneak into whatever project they're working on
Researchers are working to create math programs that watch kids' faces and adjust problem difficulty based on how users feel.
Information overload is a huge problem.
THERE IS little doubt that the proliferation of taxi-booking apps is changing how people get around. Hailo, which is already used by more than half of all black-cab drivers in London, is also available in Dublin, Toronto, Boston, and Chicago.
Mailbox is a new email app for iPhone that lets you treat your inbox as a to-do list and get down to inbox zero as quickly as possible.
Good guys can use social media to find out all about bad guys, and bad guys can use social media to find out all about you
After years of exotic and very expensive machines sequencing DNA, the genomics industry finally looks poised for its cell phone moment.
Rock'n'roll pioneer Chubby Checker is suing two computer companies for allowing his name to be used as the title of an app that guesses the size of a man's penis.
Nowadays it's rare to share something like a photo or status update on Facebook and not have it live on permanently.
Like living things, languages evolve. Words mutate, sounds shift, and new tongues arise from old.