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Footage emerges of Nepal quake, Everest avalanche

Video of the devastation wrought by a major earthquake on Kathmandu and resulting avalanche at Mount Everest base camp have begun to trickle on to YouTube.

By April 27, 2015


Nepal quake survivors draw support from Apple, Google, Facebook and others

Some of the biggest technology companies offer ways to help the survivors of Saturday's earthquake.

By April 27, 2015


Google engineer dies in Everest avalanche after Nepal quake

Dan Fredinburg, an engineer in Google's Project X division, was among more than a dozen climbers killed in avalanche set off by Nepal's massive earthquake.

By April 26, 2015


Meet the Nepalese-American death metal guitarist who just found water on Mars

Luju Ojha is a graduate student, guitarist and scientific jack-of-all-trades who helped find water on Mars, all at an age when many people are still living in their parents' basement.

By September 28, 2015


Samsung, Facebook's Oculus plan November launch for Gear VR headset, at $99

One of the world's first virtual reality headsets for consumers is coming to the market in time for the holiday shopping season. Oculus says it's prepared.

By September 24, 2015


Quake early warning offers headstart but lacks funding

The biggest earthquake to rock the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years hit early Sunday, and technology -- including a project in part backed by Google -- could put us into a better position than ever to react.

By August 25, 2014


Doom multiplayer is fast, explosive and awesome

Doom's multiplayer channels Quake Arena, offering a fast-paced experience with plenty of verticality and chaos to enjoy.

By July 24, 2015


3D-printed cast heals broken bones, doubles as Bluetooth speaker

Meet the BoomCast, a 3D-printed cast with embedded electronics, which gives patients more freedom and allows doctors to monitor a patient's progress anywhere in the world.

By July 31, 2015


This week's round of Xbox One and Xbox 360 Deals With Gold revealed

Here is a list of the best deals this week on Xbox Live.

By July 21, 2015


Faster computers, coming soon, as graphics chip answers the call to action

New tech used by Apple and Microsoft promises to uncork bottlenecks. That's great for computer users who want new features, but brings new complications for those who build our software.

By June 22, 2015