Surprising first results from the Parker Solar Probe, NASA’s sun-skimming spacecraft

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s sun-skimming spacecraft, the Parker Solar Probe, is surprising scientists with its unprecedented close views of our star. Scientists released the...

Scientists have trained this piece of plastic to ‘walk’

Scientists have trained a piece of plastic to move and stick to an object of a given color. The study, published in the journal Matter,...

Google Fiber ends $50, 100Mbps plan, but 1Gbps is still $70 with no data...

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SpaceX launches caring robot, beer malt and ‘mighty mice’

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station on Thursday, including “mighty mice” for a muscle study, a...

Kingpin of Evil Corp lived large. Now there’s a $5 million bounty on his...

Enlarge / Screenshot of Justice Department website shows four pictures of same alleged criminal. ...

De Blasio names Jessica Tisch tech czar after network crash

Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed former NYPD tech chief Jessica Tisch to be the new Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications commissioner, six months...

Spike seen in cellphone-linked face injuries

Add facial cuts, bruises and fractures to the risks from cellphones and carelessly using them. That’s according to a study published Thursday that found a...

Google asks people with Down Syndrome to record their voices

Google is collecting voices of people with Down syndrome to develop more accurate voice recognition technology for those with the disorder. The initiative, called “Project...