Planned new rules would allow an Internet provider to negotiate separately with content companies and charge them for priority service.
If you're on Facebook, you probably have at least one former high school classmate who seems to never stop overloading your News Feed with crazy political rants or unnecessarily personal life updates...
Old man strength. The ability to fix anything broken inside the house. The impeccable sense of direction. The never ending wallet. Dads are basically real life superheroes...
Muralist Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry murals at the beleaguered Detroit Institute of Arts is among four new national historic landmarks announced on Wednesday by U.S...
Scientists at the University of Michigan have developed a type of material that can change its appearance when subjected to light. The material is host to crystals that react to different...
A suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with the deaths of a Reserve couple whose bodies were found in area waterways.
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How much can someone learn about you by accessing your Facebook data? Not just your friends and interests, but also who stalks you, where you spend your time and even how much money you make.
American kids are more likely to be medicated for behavioral problems if they're in poor or military families
An estimated 7.5 percent of American children age 6-17 were prescribed drugs to treat behavioral and emotional difficulties in 2011, according to a CDC report published today. That estimate is...
For a device that costs just over $50 all in, there’s a lot to like about the Ubislate 7Ci – assuming a buyer has very realistic expectations about what they’re getting
Ever wanted to learn how to circuits work or just create something unique with paper and electricity? Now you can with these circuit stickers from Chibitronics
The heavier the ax head, the easier the wood chopping will be. Right? Not necessarily...
Watson had been a doctor, a geneticist, a game show contestant and even a chef in the past. But now IBM's supercomputer has a new career: personal
The internet is fucked, and the US government is making it worse. Political cowardice caused the FCC to lose its first battle for net neutrality regulation: the rules that keep the internet as you...
American law enforcement has long advocated for universal "kill switches" in cell phones to cut down on mobile device thefts...
Over the course of the past two years I’ve had the opportunity to serve as producer on the Tropes vs Women in Video Games web series. During that time, I have been taken aback by the intense and...
Former Microsoft Xbox Live veteran Alex Garden will run Zynga's game studios.
Researchers from New York studied the healthy blood cells of a 115-year-old woman. They found over 400 mutations, but discovered her body 'tolerated' them.
Amazon and HBO have signed an extensive, multi-year agreement that will bring many of the premium channel's greatest shows including The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, and The Wire to Amazon Prime...
Leading the charge on net neutrality, President Dilma Rousseff signs into law a bill that protects online privacy and promotes an open Internet.
Good news: Next winter won't be nearly as cold and snowy as the one we just endured, climatologists predict.
Is this bug a workout warrior who's doing some insane six legged bench press? Or is he a dumb little critter who think he's walking normally and doesn't realize he's trapped upside down? Whatever he's...
Exactly nine years ago today, YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim uploaded the first-ever video to the now-popular network -- an unassuming clip titled "Me at the zoo."
The Internet is jam-packed with information about how to be happy -- much of it conflicting, and a good deal of it simply inaccurate...
Judge says antitrust lawsuit filed by state attorneys general has already been delayed two months and should begin on July 14.
Ever wondered who's most likely to get the chop on Facebook? Wonder no longer, because researchers from the University of Colorado Denver have been looking into the most common unfriendings on the...
Multi-sensory technology that creates soap bubbles, which can have images projected onto them or when the bubbles are burst release a scent, will be unveiled at an international conference later this...
Looking forward to the day you can buy a Xiaomi smartphone in the US? Keep waiting. The company's founder announced the first ten countries in Xiaomi's
Amazon became many people's preferred shopping destination for, well, most things, and now it's coming up with all sorts of ways to keep that crown. We present to you: Amazon's Prime Pantry. With t...
As they work more closely with our mobile computers, devices that once simply fixed whatever ailed us will begin to do much more.
A whole "department" of Reddit was demoted this week, with the /r/Technology subreddit being removed from the Reddit homepage and the default subreddit..
Shares in Qualcomm, one of the world's biggest mobile phone chipmakers, fall 5% in after-hours trading as it issues a weaker than expected growth outlook.
For five years, a group of self-described techno-archaeologists working in an old, abandoned McDonald's have been on a mission: to recover and digitize forgotten photos taken in the ‘60s by a quintet...
Absurdist gem Octodad has hit PS4 with a number of notable changes. Is this the definitive version?