SmartGlass is nothing new -- it's the second screen solution Microsoft introduced for its Xbox legions. But for the release of the Xbox One console, the company decided to update the experience and extend
Small fires in the Amazon rain forest are having a huge impact. A new satellite imaging technique has allowed scientists to see Amazonian fires burning beneath the jungle canopy, called "understory fires,"
After intelligence leaks by former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden, however, the NSA's domestic dragnet is finally getting the attention that many people feel it deserves. Over the weekend
Denmark is a small, homogenous nation of about 5.5 million people. The U.S. is a melting pot of more than 315 million people. No question about it, Denmark and the United States are very different countries.
Not because it lasted a grueling three hours and fifty minutes, but because of what was announced. With every new product update, every new feature, every new virtual service, it became more and more that
Here’s one more reason the increasing presence of Google Fiber is good: access to blistering fast internet is spurring the demand and purchase of Video On Demand (VOD), while the audience for traditional
US billionaire Daniel Loeb hand-delivered a letter to Sony boss Kaz Hirai this week in an attempt to push the electronics manufacturer toward meaningful reforms. Loeb’s hedge fund, Third Point, owns a
WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats have pounced on a nonpartisan government report showing the Department of Education this year is forecast to earn a record $51 billion profit off student borrowers,
This is a guest post by Stephane Fitch, the former Chicago Bureau Chief of Forbes and the founder and managing editor of FitchInk, an editorial services and distributive journalism firm. He wrote a groundbreaking
Waiting hours for a cellphone to charge may become a thing of the past, thanks to an 18-year-old high-school student's invention. She won a $50,000 prize Friday at an international science fair for creating
The New York college student who was shot during a home robbery early Friday was killed by police gunfire, officials said at a news conference Saturday. According to NBC New York affiliate WNBC, Nassau
By Andrew Rafferty, Staff Writer, NBC News A heated battle is brewing on Capitol Hill over cuts to the food stamp program, with lawmakers quoting Bible verses at each other and benefits for millions of
The first week of coroner's inquiry into Dr. Shane Todd's death concluded today The victim's family leaving court Friday afternoon. Left to right: Mary Todd, the victim's mother, with her son Chet Todd,
1,350 light-years: the distance to a "fiery ribbon" stretching across the Orion Nebula, captured recently by a submillimeter-wavelength camera inside Chile's Atacama Pathfinder Experiment telescope. The