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Ancient amber-entombed flea may hold bubonic plague secrets

Fossilized bacteria trapped with a flea from millions of years ago could have something to tell us about the history of the much-feared Black Death.

By September 30, 2015


Ancient salamander in amber shocks scientists

A baby salamander preserved in amber presents a scientific surprise, especially since it was discovered in a place where there are no known salamanders.

By August 19, 2015


Waze adds Amber alerts to its traffic data

The crowdsourced traffic app owned by Google will now display alerts for missing children.

By March 4, 2015


Facebook brings Amber Alerts to news feeds to boost child safety

The deal enables the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to reach Facebook users within range of targeted search areas.

By January 13, 2015


BlackBerry CEO tries to demo upcoming Android phone

CEO John Chen runs into a little trouble taking us on a tour of BlackBerry's Priv Android phone. Is that a bad omen?

By September 28, 2015


Stop your gadgets from keeping you awake at night

Staying up late with your tablet or phone can rob you of a good night's sleep. Fight back with these tips.

By July 21, 2015


Oyster app aims to help nighttime readers sleep better

The Netflix-for-books service has integrated blue-light filtering technology into its Android and iOS apps.

By June 17, 2015


GE announces a HomeKit-enabled LED

The smartened up version of the Align LED will change color temperatures on demand, and work directly with Apple HomeKit.

By May 4, 2015


Get notified of nearly anything with iPhone app Hooks

From the next "Game of Thrones" episode airing or the next Golden State Warriors game starting to movements in the stock market or changes in the weather, Hooks has you covered.

By April 16, 2015


AT&T rolls out Amber update to Lumia 820, 920

The long-awaited update brings several enhancements to the 820 and 920, including better photo features and a glance screen.

By October 10, 2013