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Google Doodle honors famed zoologist Dian Fossey

Best known for her study of endangered gorillas in Africa, the late Fossey would've turned 82 years old on Thursday.

By Jan. 16, 2014


Xbox One thrashed by PS4 in GameSpot's global Twitter poll

It's only been official for two days and already the Xbox One is losing to the PlayStation 4 -- if only on Twitter.

By May. 23, 2013


FLOW Android app primes pump for clean water

From small organizations to the World Bank, one Android app, called FLOW, is changing the way vital water-related information flows in the developing world.

By Mar. 22, 2011


Bill Gates calls for reinvention of toilet: Why?

Better sanitation would go a long way toward reducing illness and death associated with poor sanitation, billionaire's foundation says.

By Jul. 19, 2011


Baby Bubbler could help ailing infants breathe

A portable device out of Rice University is aimed at helping children with acute respiratory infections breathe naturally as they recover.

By Jun. 9, 2010


China and U.S. lead in Internet attacks

A new study from Akamai shows that more than 30 percent of all Internet attacks originate from China and the U.S.

By May. 29, 2008


Flickr giving away 10K pro memberships (to nonprofits)

Flickr is giving away pro accounts to nonprofits and public libraries to showcase their efforts.

By Mar. 5, 2008


Where are all of those donated XO laptops going?

For all those taking part in the One Laptop Per Child "Give One Get One" program, ever wonder where those donated laptops are going? I wondered the same thing. Here's what I found out.

By Nov. 28, 2007


Digitizing Holocaust memories

USC system backed by Spielberg and Sun uses robots to help make more than 100,000 hours of genocide testimonials videotaped on Betacam SP available on the Internet.

By Oct. 20, 2008


Amazon sponsors round 2 of OLPC program

This year's Give One, Get One program for the One Laptop Per Child Foundation is being handled through Amazon.com, which is running TV commercials to promote awareness (and sales).

By Dec. 2, 2008