In northern California, the SETI Institute has to shut down its systems because of wildfires near its telescope array.
Technology previously used by the military could give fire crews an edge as they battle wildfires. The Wave Relay system, which uses Android devices, enables two-way, real-time voice and video communications, even in remote areas. As CNET's Sumi Das reports, the Prescott, Ariz., fire department, which lost 19 Hot Shot firefighters last year, is testing the technology.
Who better to deliver your greetings from space than Hello Kitty? The adorable cat happens to be on board a satellite and has been sending messages back to Earth.
A woman was admitted to a psychiatric hospital after saying she believed that a famous actor was sending her coded messages via Twitter, according to a published research paper.
There are better ways to get rid of spider than turning an aerosol can and lighter into a makeshift blowtorch.
Buying way into the social ad business, Google gets its hands on some viral marketing campaign experts.
The government makes maps and data sets from NASA, NOAA, the US Geological Survey, and more available to the public, so that new tools can be created to help communities plan for extreme weather.
The US government picked several projects designed to get a grip on unmanned aerial vehicle safety, communication, navigation, air traffic control, and more.
If you like good things in small packages, the petite and well-built HTC Wildfire S is an Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone with your name on it.
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