What's really making objects move in that viral craze involving pencils and summoning ghosts? It's not the demon you think it is, freaked-out teens.
CNET's Daniel Terdiman wrangles up tech and geek culture in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and more.
But the message must contain a specific series of Arabic characters, so you're likely to receive it only as a prank. And there are ways to resolve the problem.
The robotic cheetah MIT has been working on can now autonomously detect and jump over obstacles while running at 5 miles per hour.
The experimental LightSail spacecraft has lost communication with Earth due to a software glitch. So far, attempts to initiate a reboot have been unsuccessful.
The search giant has a low-cost contraption made of cardboard that can turn any smartphone into a virtual reality headset. The goal: mass appeal.
The service previously required users to be connected to the Web in order to take advantage of its features. That's changing "later this year."
The search giant will offer ways for developers to more closely connect apps with its Chromecast television streaming device.
Here's everything you need to know about Google's next mobile operating system, due in 2015.
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Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have designed a system that allows its VelociRoach robot to launch an ornithopter micro-aerial vehicle.
Tech's elder statesmen Steve Wozniak says Australia is following the "twisted" path of the United States, enacting an "unethical" data retention scheme that intrudes on a person's right to privacy.