Twitter aims to draw in marketers and developers with a new ad service that promotes mobile apps far beyond users' timelines.
A UK university wants to understand why people get drunk. So it spent $33,000 on a pub laboratory with microphones and hidden cameras to solve a great human mystery. (Maybe not so much of a mystery?)
With the new platform, app developers should be able to automatically place ads in their mobile apps rather than building them piecemeal.
Technically Incorrect: Insisting that dinosaurs are a 19th century invention and caused one child to become 'bestially-minded,' Christians Against Dinosaurs posts its displeasure on a popular parenting site. But surely this is satire.
A single self-driving car could take care of multiple people's daily driving needs, so households might not need as many cars, University of Michigan researchers say.
Technically Incorrect: In an interesting expression of confidence and perhaps even humor, HTC decides to find a novel way to criticize the iPhone 6 and the Galaxy S5.
Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.
Technically Incorrect: A UK stockbroker says that his tweet about hitting a cyclist with his car was merely a joke. Twitter users and his employers don't find it funny.
Data loss security woes
Biotech startup Suneris has developed a plant-based polymer it says functions like "Lego building blocks for the body," drastically reducing the amount of time it takes to stop a wound from bleeding.