The D-Wave Two quantum computer clocks in no faster than a standard PC, but those already well-known results still leave us scratching our heads over speed testing.
A technique to pump tiny amounts of marker fluids onto a test sample could enable many more tests during a biopsy and therefore a better understanding of a person's cancer.
Dual-factor authentication can work by combining smartphones and PCs, but that approach needs to be updated for the mobile era. An new IBM technique combines near-field communications and smartphones.
Google and Apple also crack the top 20 in patents -- but the search giant has a slight edge in patents awarded.
These electric buses can charge up at a stop in the amount of time it takes for passengers to get on and off.
Formerly a paid offering, the Android alarm clock is now listed as free at the Google Play store.
Combined with an Oculus Rift, the Birdly lets you feel what it's like to be a bird. Sort of.
A cafe in Zurich, Switzerland, has set up docking stations for cyclists so that they can have a bite to eat without having to leave the comfort of their bicycle seat.
Cubli is a cube-shaped robot that can jump up, balance on a single corner, and "walk" itself across a desk, all using off-the-shelf parts.