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Captain Phillips is 'surreal,' highlights real dangers in high seas

Based on a true-life incident, the gripping maritime thriller "Captain Phillips" is "surreal."

LIFE October 14, 2013

Jupiter probe Juno wakes up after short nap

Jupiter probe Juno is now fully active after it went on a safe mode unexpectedly.

SCIENCE October 14, 2013

Secret to happy marriage may lie in the genes

How's your married life? A new study suggests the secret to a happy married life might be in a specific gene.

LIFE October 14, 2013

Airplane noise can give you heart disease and stroke, warns new research

Living near an airport? Better consider moving houses or you could get heart disease from all those awesome airplane sounds.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 14, 2013

Zuckerberg wants more privacy, buys neighboring houses in Palo Alto

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly purchased four neighboring houses in Palo Alto.

LIFE October 14, 2013

Can Sprite cure your hangover?

Hangover? What you might just need is a can of Sprite, according to a new study by Chinese scientists.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 14, 2013

Twitter seeks to raise over $1 billion in IPO, may pay 3.25% bankers' fee

Twitter is looking to raise over $1 billion in IPO and will reportedly begin a road show in end October to promote the same.

Business Tech October 14, 2013

Vitamins, walking may lower breast cancer risk

New studies point to benefits of walking and consumption of multivitamins with mineral for women who want fight breast cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 14, 2013

Rapper Daz Dillinger claims Grand Theft Auto V stole his tracks

Rapper Daz Dillinger has accused Rockstar Games of having used two of his tracks in GTA V without his permission.

TECH October 14, 2013

Florida surgeons play video games before surgery

The study suggests that physicians that play video games before attempting surgery actual improve patient outcome results.

TECH October 14, 2013

Adrian Peterson's 2-year-old son dies following assault, police charges mom's boyfriend

27-year-old Joseph Robert Patterson has been charged with felony counts of aggravated battery of an infant and aggravated assault for the crime.

LIFE October 13, 2013

Raytheon to build advanced radar systems for US Navy in $1.6 billion deal

The US Navy has chosen Raytheon Co. over Lockheed Martin Corp and Northrop Grumman Corp to build its new defense radar for use on Arleigh Burke destroyers in a contract valued at $1.6 billion.

Defense October 13, 2013

New York Comic Con sorry for tweeting from fans' accounts without permission

New York Comic Con event organizers have promised to shut down the service after numerous complaints.

LIFE October 13, 2013

Acer C720 Chromebook features Intel Haswell, priced at $249.99

Acer has launched the C720 Chromebook with Intel Haswell processor with a price tag of $249.99.

TECH October 13, 2013

Apple spaceship campus model spotted

Apple's proposed headquarters has been spotted and the building is waiting approval from the Cupertino City Council.

Business Tech October 13, 2013

What News: Physicist Peter Higgs wins Nobel prize

Physicist Peter Higgs has been awarded the Nobel Prize along with colleague Francois Englert.

SCIENCE October 13, 2013

Apple iWatch: More of home automation, less of smartwatch?

Apple iWatch may be able to control various electronic gadgets at home.

TECH October 13, 2013

T-Mobile dishonors Galaxy Gear discount code

T-Mobile has canceled all orders for the Galaxy Gear placed with a discount code.

TECH October 13, 2013

BlackBerry co-founders may buy struggling smartphone maker

Co-founders of BlackBerry are looking into the option of purchasing the dying company. No idea what they plan on doing with it.

Business Tech October 13, 2013

Alice Munro bags 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature

Short story writer, Alice Munro, has won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

LIFE October 13, 2013

2014 Cadillac ELR price starts $75k, eyes January launch

The 2014 Cadillac ELR will launch in January 2014 and will sport a starting price tag of $75k.

Car Tech October 13, 2013

Broadcasters take fight with Aereo to U.S. Supreme Court

Major TV networks in the U.S. have petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold an injunction against start-up Aereo.

Business Tech October 13, 2013

Google wants to put your photos, comments on its online ads

Google is bringing about policy changes and wants to put photos and reviews by users on its online ads for social marketing purposes.

Business Tech October 13, 2013

Some iconic national parks reopen despite ongoing government shutdown

Some iconic national parks in the U.S. are set to open between Saturday to Monday despite the government shutdown.

LIFE October 13, 2013

Heidi Klum Truly Scrumptious baby travel system gets 'dont' buy' rating from Consumer Reports

Heidi Klum Truly Scrumptious baby stroller could cause your toddler serious harm, according to Consumer Reports.

LIFE October 13, 2013

Vitamin D supplements may be less useful than you think

Vitamin D supplements may be unnecessary if you are living a healthy lifestyle.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 13, 2013

Lost Doctor Who episodes discovered in African storage room

Episodes of the classic series Doctor Who, starring Patrick Troughton, have been discovered in Nigeria.

LIFE October 13, 2013

HP's Meg Whitman sees Microsoft, Intel as rivals

Tech giant HP blames both Microsoft and Intel its woes.

Business Tech October 12, 2013

Neolithic hunters-gatherers, farmers in Europe co-existed for 2,000 years

A new research indicates that Neolithic hunter-gatherers and farmers co-existed for over 2,000 years.

LIFE October 12, 2013

Pioneering American astronaut Scott Carpenter dies at 88

Scott Carpenter dies of a stroke at 88.

LIFE October 12, 2013

Post 2047, crazy climate will destroy cities worldwide, warns new study

See-sawing temperature and erratic climatic conditions will destroy cities worldwide.

SCIENCE October 12, 2013

Foxconn forces students to build PS4

Foxconn faces more labor-related controversy, this time involving Sony's next-gen console, PlayStation 4.

TECH October 12, 2013

Nest Protect smoke alarm - Why the media is going gaga over it

There's good reason why the media is going gaga over Nest Labs' Nest Protect smoke alarm.

Smart Home October 12, 2013

Toyota eyes auto-pilot driver assist system

Toyota confirms its plans to launch an auto-pilot assist system for its next-generation cars, due in 2015.

Car Tech October 12, 2013

Astronomers discover lost and lonely planet in Milky Way

Astronomers in Hawaii have discovered a free-floating planet in the Milky Way, which is not orbting any star.

SCIENCE October 12, 2013

Bye Google TV, Hello Android

The Mountain View, Calif. giant wages a new battle in its living room war against Apple.

Business Tech October 12, 2013

Microsoft embarks on CEO hunt

Microsoft has begun hunting for a new CEO who will succeed Steve Ballmer.

Business Tech October 12, 2013

2014 Toyota 2014 Prius plug-in hybrid price slashed by at least $2k to woo U.S. customers

Toyota has reduced the price of its Prius Plug-in Hybrid by $2010 to entice customers in the U.S.

Car Tech October 12, 2013

Best Buy $100 trade-in offer set to wow iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c fans

Best Buy will have a $100 trade-in offer for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c from October 13.

TECH October 12, 2013

Facebook tweaks privacy setting: Now anyone can find you

Facebook is removing the 'Who can look up your Timeline by name' search option.

TECH October 12, 2013

Valve's Steam Machines will support NVIDIA, AMD and Intel hardware

Steam Machines are not exclusive to NVIDIA hardware. It will support AMD and Intel in various devices come 2014.

TECH October 12, 2013

US Army developing real Iron Man suit

The U.S. army is seeking to make Iron Man like suit a reality. Calls it Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS).

Defense October 11, 2013

Aereo coming to Google Play on Oct. 22

Despite legal troubles with broadcasters, Aereo has gone ahead with its plan to launch an Android app.

TECH October 11, 2013

T-Mobile offers unlimited data roaming, text services worldwide

T-Mobile's new international plan could turn out to be a thing legends are made of.

Business Tech October 11, 2013

Fitbit Force promises to keep you fighting fit

FitBit Force, the smartwatch, is more than just a timepiece.

TECH October 11, 2013

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