The social network's UK branch paid less in corporation tax than the country's average worker pays in income tax, following a trend of Silicon Valley behemoths avoiding the taxman.
The Gizmos & Gadgets Kit, targeted at kids and families, looks to guide novices on their way to becoming master builders.
After months of denials, CIA Director John Brennan apologizes for spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers.
For decades, physicists thought the hard-to-detect fundamental particles were massless. Not so, Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald discovered, opening new research into the universe's past and present.
One of Twitter's co-founders has come back to help the troubled social-networking company. Seen as part artist, part visionary, the question facing Dorsey now is whether he can turn the company around.
After five years of marathon talks, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been agreed to. But as trade leaders take the hard sell back home, civil liberties advocates say the deal is bad news for digital rights.
A French privacy watchdog insists that Google's takedown requests should be applied to all the company's domains around the world, otherwise the search giant could face a fine.
Almost none of the attacks showed a North Korean IP address, although it's not difficult for hackers to hide their origin.
This year's winners include an experiment that unboiled an egg, a study that tested how long it takes mammals to empty their bladders and other strange breakthroughs that sound like bar bets.
ALE is a Japanese company working on an interesting novelty: man-made, on-demand meteor showers. It might sound like a silly idea, but the company's founder wants to bring her product to the opening ceremonies of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.