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Smarten up March Madness with this colorful IFTTT trick

With the right IFTTT recipe, you can sync your smart lighting up with your favorite team's Cinderella run. Here's how.

By March 17, 2015


Is your cell phone destroying your relationship?

Research from Baylor's Hankamer School of Business suggests that young people's relationships are being radically altered by the cell phone obsession. But is it just young people?

By December 4, 2012


Detect and prevent today's sophisticated malware threats

Internet thieves are more organized and more technically savvy than ever before as they concoct insidious software designed to let them separate you from your valuables. Users and ISPs must work together to keep them at bay.

By March 20, 2012


Wii active video games don't count as exercise

A new study shows that kids who play Wii Sports or Dance Dance Revolution are as active as those who play Disney Sing-It Pop Hits or Super Mario Galaxy.

By February 27, 2012


Proton promises us $1,000 genome mapping by year end

At CES, Life Technologies' Ion Torrent unveils a benchtop device that by year-end should decode a full human genome in one day for $1,000.

By January 10, 2012


Hurd's double faults leave him out at HP

Mark Hurd's abrupt departure from HP over fake expense reports and a relationship with an employee is the second major scandal on his watch in his five-year tenure at HP.

By August 6, 2010


Online comic strip hopes to improve girls' health

Researchers study the effects of a comic strip-style computer program on the health of 400 young volunteers and their parents.

By June 22, 2010


Can we diagnose and destroy cancer in one sitting?

Researchers announce the creation of a single nanoparticle, traceable in real time via MRI, which can tag cancer cells and kill them with heat within the very same procedure.

By December 15, 2009


The human heart: One step closer to 'unbreakable'

A team of cardiac surgeons in Germany announces the successful implant of the world's smallest ventricular assist device.

By August 17, 2009


When gamers die, their instructions can live on

Gamers are now making arrangements to notify other players in the event of their own death. And there are sites that will help them do it.

By March 15, 2009