But requests from copyright-holders resulted in the deletion of more than 5,000 tweets.
Gay and straight marriages are now equal in the eyes of the
law biggest social-networking site on the planet.
Google's vision for geospatial information: "We don't want a monoculture where there is just one map of the world. There never has been; there never will be."
A visualization of geocoded tweets is a good illustration of how wide is the Twitter world
Knitted-together footage of the Earth, sky, and stars as seen from the International Space Station
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The Obamacare decision brought hundreds of thousands of people to a site normally reserved for law junkies.
Technically these colorful bands are not rainbows at all but a glory, a different but similarly beautiful phenomenon formed by the interplay between water and light.
Earlier today at the keynote for its developers conference, Google provided a dramatic demonstration its forthcoming Google Glass technology.
The Brookhaven National Laboratory's particle accelerator has set the world record for a man-made temperature, at around 7.2 trillion degrees Farenheit.
An opinion survey commissioned by The Atlantic finds telling differences among America's generations.
A new app is giving people in the Bay Area the opportunity to offer a seat in their car, and make a little extra cash while they're at it.
Oh, it really is a phone in a see-through pocket.
Even cameras rolling at 3,000 frames per second could not discern a winner in Saturday's 100-meter dash.
A true-color image of the volcanic islands of Tahiti, some 2,700 miles south of Hawaii
You've seen 404 "Not Found" errors. Now a proposal introduces the idea of a 451 error to mark sites where content has been removed because of copyright violations.
NASA's new mission to study black holes completes a major phase of its deployment.
The website Ravelry has gotten a take-down request from the US Olympic Committee, which says that "Ravelympic" events "denigrate the true nature of the Olympic Games."
NASA says that the picture shows a galaxy that "looks a bit like salt sprinkled on black velvet."
DARPA turned to Twitter to crowdsource devilish little ideas for what the future should bring. A round-up of the responses.