A spill that poured some 170 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf did less damage to BP's stock than Qwikster did to Netflix's
A new image of a massive supernova, first noticed by astronomers in China nearly 2,000 years ago
Following every recent crisis, press reports have chronicled the role of Twitter and Facebook in coordinating relief efforts
The renegade transparency group announces that it is suspending leak publications. Has it run out of more than just money?
On its mission to Pluto, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft took this picture of the cloud bands that encircle Jupiter
Integration with Reader, Google's RSS aggregator, could bring better content to the site, and slowly draw users in
A new website tries to tell you whether that link you want to share has already made the go-around
An image from the International Space Station shows Atlanta and the surrounding areas at night
With fewer than one million customers, C Spire may seem like an odd iPhone carrier, but it reaches places under-served by the bigger companies
A quarterly earnings report from The New York Times Company contains a mix of good and bad news for its paywall plan
A view of the Grand Canyon from NASA's Terra spacecraft
The new technology can provide a real-time video feed of what's going on on the other side of a thick concrete wall
One author on Amazon has more than 100,000 books to his name. Who is he? Do these books seem like the work of a human?
In visible light, this nebula resembles the continent of North America, but in infrared light, it has a completely different appearance
Researchers take an empirical approach to the human processes of collaboration and creation, searching for ways to improve
Publishing houses: Hide your children. Amazon is coming to get you.
An image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope captures the formation of new stars in the Orion nebula
Many applications and services that use remote storage have very similar icons -- four circles connected by a flat bottom
An image of Carina Nebula, a star-forming region some 7,5000 light years away from Earth
Apple's new digital personal assistant is distinctively feminine, just like the disembodied voices of GPS, voicemail, and corporate call centers.