New York Times sees digital subscriptions surge
14 hours ago
The New York Times has seen an exceptional surge in digital subscriptions in the period just before and after the November election, its top executive said Monday.
In-memory de-duplication technology to accelerate response for large-scale storage
23 hours ago
Fujitsu Laboratories today announced the development of a high-speed in-memory data deduplication technology for all-flash arrays, which are large-scale, high-speed storage systems and use multiple flash devices such as solid-state ...
Apple reveals autonomous vehicle ambitions
Dec 03, 2016
Apple has revealed it is investing heavily in autonomous vehicles in a letter asking the government to make it easier to develop self-driving cars.
Exploring the secret life of house sparrows with the aid of a 3-D printer
Nov 29, 2016
Since it was introduced to North America in the late 19th century, the house sparrow has received little love. "Nothing can be urged in its favor," declared an 1891 editorial in the New York Times. A few years later, the ...
Wives with a 'soul mate' view of marriage are less likely to volunteer, study finds
Nov 28, 2016
Wives who have a romantic view of marriage are less likely to do volunteer work, leading their husbands to volunteer less as well. But husbands' romantic view of marriage was associated with neither their own nor their wives' ...
Should tech companies warn consumers that their products could be addictive?
Nov 28, 2016
How many times per day do you check your phone? Chances are, a lot. According to Time magazine, a recent study found Americans reach for their smartphones an average of 46 times per day, though ABC News reported a few years ...
Denial of invasive species threat worries scientists
Nov 24, 2016
Scientists believe a new battlefront is opening in science denialism and this time the target is the science of invasive alien species and the fight to protect some of the world's rarest species and most unique ecosystems.
A switch to daylight saving time could be lifesaving for koalas, researchers say
Nov 23, 2016
The population of wild koalas in the southeast portion of Australia's Queensland state has plunged by 80 percent in less than two decades, but researchers are offering a simple plan to save them. They can sum it up in three ...
Censorship tool built as Facebook eyes China: report
Nov 23, 2016
Facebook has built a tool for geographically censoring posts at the leading social network as it seeks a path back into China, The New York Times reports.
Get ready to build! Hands-on toys that teach are hot
Nov 22, 2016
Toys that teach aren't a new thing, but a growing number are calling for kids to build with blocks, circuits or everyday items before reaching for a tablet screen.