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Tweeting sharks forestall 'Jaws'-like doom

Tagged sharks in the seas of Western Australia have taken to tweeting their whereabouts. But swimmers shouldn't toss their caution just because the animals have gotten into social networking.

By Jan. 2, 2014


Our doom will come sci-fi-style, NASA-funded study says

Uh-oh. The "1 Percent" might just lead to the complete collapse of civilization, according to a study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. But all hope is not lost.

By Mar. 17, 2014


Piano keyboard hacked to play Doom

No, it's not the soundtrack. Developer David Hayward and friends have wired up a piano keyboard in place of a QWERTY version to play Doom.

By Sep. 17, 2013


Military robot deploys CO2 to lure ticks to their doom

This rover could patrol your yard, coaxing ticks onto fabric laced with insecticide. Early tests have shown it's very effective.

By Jul. 19, 2013


RIM's finances: Doom and gloom abound

The BlackBerry maker's fiscal second quarter is likely to be horrible. All eyes will be on RIM's cash burn and whether the company can hold the fort until new devices arrive.

By Sep. 27, 2012


Researchers create cyborg robo-battle-sparrow of doom

To learn more about bird behavior, Duke University researchers go all Dr. Frankenstein by reanimating a dead sparrow with robotics.

By Jan. 30, 2013


Why it's not doom and gloom for HTC yet

Apple and Samsung Electronics may rule the smartphone world, but there's still room for a strong No. 3 player.

By Jul. 30, 2012


Correction: Dismal voter turnout may doom Facebook's quasi-democracy

The earlier number indicating the number of votes still needed was incorrect. The vote is short 299.4 million.

By Dec. 10, 2012


Dismal voter turnout may doom Facebook's quasi-democracy

Facebook will abolish users' ability to veto its policy changes unless 300 million people cast a vote. Without a huge spike before today's noon deadline, user voting rights are history.

By Dec. 10, 2012


Ep. 38: Xoom and Doom

In the wake of the iPad 2 announcement, how can Android tablet manufacturers compete? Antuan gets closer to winning his Android form factor bet with Justin and the world's most exclusive messaging platform may be coming to Android OS. All that and more on this week's episode of Android Atlas Weekly.

By Mar. 4, 2011