Widgets, gadgets, and the geeks who will inherit the Earth.
Alphabet/Google overtakes Apple as world's most valuable company
Alphabet, the parent firm for Google, became the world's most valuable company Tuesday as a jump in its share price helped it vault past tech rival Apple.
Made in Pakistan: Your next favorite mobile game
Pakistan has a thriving industry developing some of the world's most popular smartphone distractions.
Pakistan lifts YouTube ban after Google launches local censor-friendly version
Pakistan Monday lifted a years-long ban on video-sharing site YouTube after Google launched a country-specific version ensuring the filtering out of content deemed blasphemous.
Wikipedia announces its most edited page of all time: 'George W. Bush'
Former US president George W. Bush may no longer be able to change the course of history — but that hasn't stopped others trying for him.
Why Indians are turning down Facebook's free internet
Free Basics by Facebook lets users access certain websites free of charge. But at what cost to net neutrality?
The future looks bright for solar power in India
One recent political cartoon said Indians wouldn't know what to do with solar panels. The reality says otherwise.
Apple will pay Italy $348 million to settle tax fraud probe
Apple has agreed to pay Italy $348 million to settle a tax dispute after the US tech giant was investigated for suspected fraud, the country's tax agency.
Inside Red Star OS, North Korea's homemade operating system
A go-it-alone approach, paranoia and snooping: North Korea's computer system mirrors its political one.
Why the SpaceX rocket landing is great for NASA
Commercial space technology isn't replacing NASA. It's liberating it.
Vultures with GoPros are helping clean up Peru (VIDEO)
Peru fixes cameras and GPS technology to the scavengers and brands them as unsung heroes.
The UK just sent its first astronaut into space, officially
Unofficially, it's happened a few times already.
Erdogan friends Zuckerberg over pro-Muslim message
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday praised Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for emphasising the difference between Islam and terror.
NASA releases 'best close-ups' of Pluto
The US space agency has released a series of sharp Pluto snapshots, billing them as the best close-ups of the dwarf planet we may see for decades.
Why the US should hold on to Indian students
Indians bring high test scores — and tuition fees — to US universities. But could visa difficulties keep them from wanting to apply?
Don't believe everything you read on social media about the Paris attacks
Rumors, misinformation and outright lies were posted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram during and after the deadliest violence in France since World War II.
Mastermind behind Indonesia’s crocodile-guarded prison also considering piranhas
And he's not stopping there. 'We could use tigers too — for conservation at the same time.'
German intelligence spied on the FBI, UN agencies, US and EU companies and more
The latest news on the BND spy service fuels a debate in Germany about state surveillance that was kicked off by the revelations of NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
The US has a law to stop NASA from working with China, and scientists hate it
Is it time for the US and China to start cooperating in space?
Turns out emojis are really bad for diplomacy
The cartoonish icons are everywhere. But maybe they shouldn't be. Just ask Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.
US will require owners to register their recreational drones
Owners of recreational drones in the United States will soon have to register them, the government said Monday, as the popular devices become a growing hazard in the skies.
Facebook is accused of censoring investigative journalism about a powerful family
'It is striking that [Facebook] has acted so casually' in suspending a major newspaper's account, the head of anti-corruption group Transparency International said.
Australia is betting your smartphone can save you from shark attacks
In the great battle between human and shark, human has technology.
WGBH announces plans to acquire GlobalPost
GlobalPost’s reporting capacity will be integrated into Public Radio International (PRI) and its global news platforms and operations.
North Koreans can't get enough of illegal foreign radio
Stay tuned: The BBC is coming to the Hermit Kingdom.
DARPA's new prosthetic hand could let amputees feel touch sensations
'We’ve completed the circuit.'
Russia lifts Wikipedia ban after it edits drugs entry
Russia's media watchdog said Tuesday it had lifted a short-lived ban on Russian-language Wikipedia over an entry on a form of cannabis.
The Uber of moto-taxis tries to bring order to Jakarta's traffic insanity
And the drivers of traditional bikes — ojeks — aren't happy.
Russia bans, un-bans Reddit, continues streak of failing at the internet
It's not just Reddit.
Hiroshima simulation: Enter any location in the world and visualize the bomb's aftermath
Scary — but not as scary as the real thing, which happened 70 years ago on Thursday.
White House finally responds to petition calling for Snowden to be pardoned
The whitehouse.gov petition has been live since June 9, 2013.
If you thought NASA's New Horizons mission was done blowing your mind, you were wrong