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Hottest, most massive pair of joined stars is heading for spectacular disaster

Two suns are spotted touching, a dramatic last contact before the end. But will they merge into one or follow "a new evolutionary path" leading to binary black holes?

By October 22, 2015


Devastating natural disasters as seen from space (pictures)

From the Nepal earthquake to the domestic devastation in Seaside Heights, N.J., these satellite images show just how vicious Mother Nature can be.

14 Images By August 3, 2015


Wireless auction was a 'disaster' for consumers, T-Mobile chief says

John Legere, leader of the third-largest wireless carrier in the US, is now calling on the US to change the way the auction is run.

By February 18, 2015


Drones' newest mission? Disaster relief

First it was video, then it was packages. Now a new trend is emerging with drone use: humanitarian relief.

By March 19, 2015


Facebook activates Safety Check for Nigeria bombing

For the second time in a week, the social network is letting users in the vicinity of a terrorist attack let their friends and family know they're safe with one click.

By November 18, 2015


Facebook to use Safety Check tool more widely after Paris attacks

The social network drew criticism for activating the status tool after the crisis in Paris but choosing not to switch it on after bombings in Beirut the previous day.

By November 15, 2015


Facebook expands Safety Check after Paris attacks

The social network responds to criticism after terrorist attacks in France. Meanwhile, Google gives out free Drive storage in exchange for writing reviews on its Maps.

By November 16, 2015


Dual-screen smartphones gone wrong (roundup)

LG's new V10 shows some second-screen restraint compared to the epic clunkers that came before.

By October 2, 2015


Drone maker draws $60M investment from Intel

A bastion of the PC chips industry, Intel says its deal with Yuneec will be a "game changer" in the burgeoning field of drones.

By August 27, 2015


Airbnb gets White House nod for disaster housing initiative

The peer-to-peer home rental service works with hosts in San Francisco and Portland, Ore., to provide emergency housing.

By July 29, 2014