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  • A sample of the atomically thin material molybdenum disulfide. (Rob Felt)

    Atomically Thin Material Generates Electricity

    Engineers have demonstrated that a single atomic layer of molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) can generate an electrical voltage when it’s stretched or compressed. The effect is... Read more

  • The current prototype is the size of the head of a ballpoint pen. Researchers hope to design a next-generation implant one-tenth that size. The goal is to produce smaller devices that could be used to create a network of electrodes to study the brains of experimental animals in ways not currently possible. (Arbabian Lab/Stanford School of Engineering)

    Ultrasound Powers Devices Deep Inside the Body

    Researchers would like to place very small implants deep inside our bodies to monitor health or treat pain. But providing electric power to implants without... Read more

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new Apple iPad Air 2 during an event at Apple headquarters on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    iPad Air 2 vs Galaxy Tab S vs Surface Pro 3 Specs, and Side by Side Comparisons Videos

    The iPad Air 2 is being compared with the Galaxy Tab and the Surface Pro 3. The latest Apple device was revealed on Thursday during... Read more

  • Pro-democracy protesters stand behind barricades as police stand guard on the other side on Lung Wo Road, one of the major roadways in Hong Kong, on Oct. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    New US Program Will Change Internet Forever

    The Internet as we know it may soon be changed forever by a project the Pentagon is developing behind closed doors and with little mention... Read more

  • Apple Pay is demonstrated at Apple headquarters on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. In announcing a Monday launch date, Apple CEO Tim Cook said deals have been made with hundreds of additional banks since the service was announced last month. Cook also said additional merchants plan to accept Apple Pay by the end of the year. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Apple Shows Off New Gadgets, but Apple Pay Is Bigger Bet

    CUPERTINO, Calif.—Apple showed off thinner iPads and a new iMac with a high-resolution display on Thursday. Sleek and stunning, yes, but not likely to spark the next iRevolution. The tech... Read more

  • A man walks past a Google sign at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., on June 5, 2014. Google reports quarterly financial results after the market closes Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Google’s 3Q Earnings Miss Analyst Target

    SAN FRANCISCO—Google’s third-quarter earnings slipped 5 percent on higher expenses and as the Internet search leader absorbed a charge covering a mobile patent. The results... Read more

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new Apple iPad Air 2 during an event at Apple headquarters on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    iPad Air 2 Bends? Twitter Jokes About Bending, and Bendgate

    Following the announcement of the Apple iPad Air 2 on Thursday, there was a slew of jokes about whether the device would bend or not... Read more

  • os x yosemite release date

    OS X Yosemite Features: New Apps, Continuity, New Interface

    OS X Yosemite was announced by Apple on Thursday during its event. Apple has said the new Yosemite operating system for Macs was coming this fall,... Read more

  • FBI Director James Comey speaks about the impact of technology on law enforcement, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Brookings Institution in Washington. Comey gave a stark warning Thursday against smartphone data encryption, saying homicide cases could be stalled, suspects could go free and “justice may be denied because of a locked phone or an encrypted hard drive.” (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

    FBI Chief Warns Anew Against Phone Encryption

    WASHINGTON—FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating systems, arguing that murder... Read more

  • The Apple logo is displayed on the exterior of an Apple Store on April 23, 2013, in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Apple Live: Mac Mini, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, Retina iMac, Apple Watch, Apple Pay…

    CUPERTINO, Calif.—Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing... Read more

  • The Apple Event, which is expected to see the release of the iPad Air 2 and possibly OS X Yosemite, will be live streamed on Thursday.

    How to Download OS X Yosemite 10.10? It’s Free, Just Wait for Mac App Store Update

    OS X Yosemite was announced Thursday and it will come out later in the day. However, the OS–which was in beta develoment for several months–is... Read more

  • The Apple Event, which is expected to see the release of the iPad Air 2 and possibly OS X Yosemite, will be live streamed on Thursday.

    When Does OS X Yosemite Come Out? What Time? Available Today; US, Asia, UK, North America, Europe

    OS X Yosemite was released Thursday, Oct. 16 after the Apple live event. As of about 1:30 p.m. ET, it was announced that the  new OS can... Read more

  • Apple CEO Steve Jobs demonstrates the new iPhone during his keynote address at MacWorld Conference in this 2007 file photo. (AP Images)

    Steve Jobs Day is Thursday, Oct. 16; Some Quotes from Apple CEO

    “Steve Jobs Day” is Thursday, Oct. 16, and it’s been going on since 2011. California Gov. Jerry Brown declared the day Oct. 16. “This Sunday... Read more

  • The Apple Event, which is expected to see the release of the iPad Air 2 and possibly OS X Yosemite, will be live streamed on Thursday.

    Apple Event Live Stream for New iPad: When is it, What Time Does it Start?

    The Apple Event, which is expected to see the release of the iPad Air 2 and possibly OS X Yosemite, will be live streamed on... Read more

  • Compact Fusion Reactor

    Lockheed Breakthrough: Nuclear-Fusion Reactors Tiny Enough to Power Aircraft

    Lockheed Martin announced Wednesday that it has made a breakthrough in developing a nuclear fusion reactor that measures only about 7 feet by 10 feet, that’s... Read more

  • Left: The Google Nexus 6 smartphone boasts a nearly 6-inch screen, eclipsing the 5.5-inch display on the iPhone 6 Plus that Apple began selling last month. Right: The Nexus 9 tablet, unveiled by Google on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, is an apparent effort to upstage Apple’s anticipated update of its trend-setting iPad. (AP Photo/Google)

    Nexus Phone-Tablet: Google Tries to Upstage Apple With Latest Devices

    SAN FRANCISCO—Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who faithfully... Read more


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