Fast and affordable, the shockproof Silicon Power Armor A15 is an excellent buy for mobile users, especially those working in rough environments.
The payment processing company looks to expand its capabilities by buying a startup that focuses on letting users collect payments from friends.
Chairman Tom Wheeler says the agency needs a better handle on broadband provider hookups to make sure the ISPs aren't abusing their power.
For the first time, we have telescopes strong enough to see the radioactivity at the heart of the supernova known as Cas A. What scientists have seen there helps unravel the mystery of how a star dies.
In line with its focus on the stuff users read and view, the Internet giant acquires a "content delivery network" to help with its media efforts.
A new peer-to-peer search engine called YaCy is going up against Google.
The online repository of academic research papers is building in a new variant of the ages-old peer-review process to scrutinize academic work.
World Wide Web Consortium plans to develop standards to enable direct peer-to-peer communications between browsers, without the need to go through centralized servers.
A student with muscular dystrophy could not open his own school locker, so two robotics students stepped up to build an automated opener to give him a hand.
A lot can change in a year, but how much can change in a century and a half? A BBC Future infographic theorizes on a few logical advancements that could come about as civilization marches toward the year 2150.