Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.
Netbooks were just a transition device to the post-PC era. In retrospect, Apple's iPad was the meteor that forced Netbooks into extinction.
We can rebuild them. We have the technology.
Australian scientists break new ground in embryonic cloning by bringing back a dead frog species using eggs from a distant cousin.
One of the largest malware attacks in OS X history has fallen into obscurity.
Google-backed initiative the Endangered Languages Project aims to help preserve the many languages slated to become extinct within the next 100 years.
Microsoft is pushing inexpensive laptops to contain the growing Google-fueled threat. But they could wind up as extinct as the late-naughts netbook.
Fire & Bone, creator of tiny, 3D-scanned replicas of skulls to be worn as jewellery, is back for round two -- bringing extinct animals.
Before they become damaged by extraction and erosion, palaeontologists have started using handheld 3D scanners to preserve fossils in Kenya.
In Extinction Squad, you are working for muscle-bound explorer "Chuck" Darwin, travelling around the world to bounce falling endangered animals off a safety net into a truck.