The suit, filed by St. Louis professor Robert Morley, says he came up with the mobile payment company's basic concept and technology. The legal dispute has been going on for several years.
A University of Rochester chemistry class thinks it's listening to its new professor. It's actually a prankster. And he gets them to turn off their laptops and cell phones.
A professor at Clemson University delves into the societal underpinnings of the popularity of zombies in our culture.
Peter Swire is the W3C's new co-chair for a contentious effort to create a standard that will let people tell Web sites not to track their online behavior.
Scientists at Stanford University have created the iBrain, something that will help them translate brain waves onto a computer. As Stephen Hawking's body fades, they are hoping to "hack" his brain directly.
A Toronto professor, who some describe as a pioneer in wearable computing, is allegedly assaulted in a Paris McDonald's by someone who objected to his Google-style glasses.
A photography professor at NYU accepts a commission from a museum in Qatar to have a camera stuck into the back of his head to stream images. Why not the front of his head?
Acoustics professor is desperate to ascertain what specific flatulent sound makes people laugh most. Site has different acoustic options to help him find the answer.
A slide show of Donald Bell's DIY MP3 player project using the Teuthis and Make Magazine Daisy kit and a Little Professor game from Texas Instruments.
Carnegie Mellon professor who inspired millions with his "last lecture" after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer died Friday at age 47.