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.
A new peer-to-peer search engine called YaCy is going up against Google.
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.
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.
The online repository of academic research papers is building in a new variant of the ages-old peer-review process to scrutinize academic work.
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.
A new study shows that when users' friends click Facebook's "I Voted" button, they're more likely to do the same. In 2010, this message reportedly brought 300,000 more voters to the polls.
Why not let a drone pressure you into kissing the person sitting next to you at a chain restaurant? Better skip the garlic fries.