A California federal appeals court ruling could have an impact on smart-gun technology, such as that developed by Armatix, and broad implications for how quickly President Barack Obama’s recent calls for more “smart guns” takes effect.
Scientists are recruiting videogamers to help crowdsource answers to research issues. The videogames — designed to emulate popular games — ask players to solve puzzles and complete other tasks to help sort through data and identify patterns
Franky Zapata, a French jet ski champion, has set a new Guinness World Record for the farthest hoverboard flight ever recorded. Zapata travelled 7,388 feet through the air in Sausset-les-Pins in the south of France, far surpassing the previous record o…
Folding laundry is one of the most frustrating household tasks. Now, new inventions and services are popping up to fold people’s clothing just so.
Roughly one in five employers has blocked its employees from using Facebook on their work computers, but efforts to ban social media may be futile.
Drone racing has quickly turned into an international spectator sport with live broadcasts and six-figure cash prizes.
A 2014 file photo shows a building near the San Francisco area following a 6.0-magnitude earthquake. A system is being developed that would give some advanced warning for quakes like this. Here’s a look at how it could work.
Amazon’s Video Direct service is dialing up the competition against Google with the launch of a new ad-supported, YouTube-like online video posting service.
Hulu is planning a new service which will let subscribers stream feeds of major broadcast and cable-TV channels. It’s a move that would make Hulu a new competitor to digital streaming platforms and traditional cable-TV providers.
Hyperloop One on Wednesday demonstrated the first full-scale propulsion test of a hyperloop system. An approximately 10-foot sled on tracks zipped forward at 116 miles an hour, and crashed into a pile of sand.
Twitter barred intelligence agencies from accessing a private company known as Dataminr that routinely mines social media activity for data on potential terror attacks and public unrest.