Widgets, gadgets, and the geeks who will inherit the Earth.
The zero-emission engine is getting ready for prime time
As the global market for electric and hybrid cars expands, Germany is also betting on another alternative power source.
Why USAID’s ‘Cuban Twitter’ plan missed the point
Instead of clandestine backing for a messaging platform, the US could just stop blocking computer and smartphone sales to Cuba.
There's little web users can do to thwart 'Heartbleed' internet bug
The bug has potential to affect users of some of the world's biggest websites because OpenSSL encryption technology is used on about two-thirds of all web servers.
Now you can take a tour of Angkor Wat with Google Street View
Visit the '8th wonder of the world' without leaving the comfort of your own home.
Astronaut posts the first Instagram from space
On the International Space Station, 15 nations work together on an orbiting laboratory where they do things like Instagram.
Life in Eastleigh, where a bomb attack Monday means you'll be arrested Tuesday
Somalis living in Kenya's capital face terrorist attacks by their countrymen, but also profiling by Kenyan police.
On Location Video: World Cup 2014 will basically be a giant robotics show
Rio, like Sochi, is having to get inventive to ensure safety. Will it work?
Now Hiring: Deputy Social Media Editor
This is a fun job.
Ah, sunny Spain. Perfect weather for drones
A flourishing young industry is up against image problems and privacy concerns.
Can China's Baidu search engine censor results in America? Sure, says a US court
Because free speech.
If you dig maps, history, and open-source tinkering, the New York Public Library just made your week
The New York Public Library has just released 20,000 high-resolution digitized maps for you to download and a web app that lets you overlay the past and the present.
North Korea's new space logo is a total ripoff of NASA
Also it's the Spanish word for 'nothing.'
This device could revolutionize childbirth. It was created by a car mechanic
How an Argentine's basic bottle cork trick led to an invention experts say will save mothers' lives around the world.
The history of internet use, in 3 GIFS
This says it all, pretty much.
Physicists are building an NSA-proof internet
The next generation web — far more secure than today’s — is on the way. Here’s how it works.
800 emoticons and 'black smiley face' ain't one
An African company has just created the first black emoticons. How else can emoji diversify?
Hey monks, meet crowdsourcing
Franciscan monks take to the internet to try and raise funds to restore a room St. Francis himself stayed in.
How Russia could strangle the US space program
If you use a cellphone, have a GPS system in your car, or get cash from ATMs, you should be worried.
China says this debris could be Malaysia flight 370
Chinese satellites have picked up new possible plane wreckage in the southern Indian Ocean.
Turkish president says on Twitter that social media bans are unacceptable
Courts blocked access to Twitter after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's defiant vow, on the campaign trail on Thursday.
These countries are among the biggest 'enemies of the internet,' according to a new report
The United States and United Kingdom made it onto the list for the first time.
Berlin the world's first city with its own domain name
An estimated 50 cities worldwide are preparing to launch their own domain names, but .berlin is the first.
The world wide web is 25. Here are 25 of its most memorable moments
Happy birthday, global hypertext system! This is your life.
'Atomic peace mission' has spawned an arsenal-in-waiting
Japan’s appetite for nuclear power seems quixotic for a nation devastated by its dark side.
5 of the most SXSW things happening at SXSW so far
If the 80,000-volt taser drone doesn't kill you, try out the real-life Mario Kart course.
Would he do it all again? Speaking at SXSW, Snowden says 'absolutely'
'I took an oath to support and defend the Constitution,' said NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. 'And I saw the Constitution was being violated on a massive scale.'
9 hot Indian innovators that Silicon Valley could buy next
An Indian startup shopping list for Google, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft.
Bhutan goes from no TV to all about electric cars
The tiny kingdom, famously the last country to get television, signed a deal with Nissan on Friday to import a fleet of battery-powered cars.
Global hackers hit Venezuelan government, servers 'falling like dominoes'
After three were killed during protests in Caracas last week, Anonymous and a bevy of other hackers are turning Venezuelan government websites into their personal playgrounds.
Driving into the ocean and 8 other spectacular fails as GPS turns 25
The Global Positioning System may have changed the way we drive, but not always in a good way.
True love means you give me your password, according to the Pew Research Center
Now you know what to get your sweetie for Valentine's Day. It quick and cheap and must include at least one numeral and one capital letter.