The latest Xprize winner harvests drinking water from the air

Judges have chosen the winner of the Water Abundance Xprize, and it might just be vital to solving some of the world's most difficult shortages. The Skysource/Skywater Alliance has earned $1.5 million for WEDEW (Wood to Energy Deployed Water), a sys...

today, 2:40
Facebook reportedly aims to buy a 'major' cybersecurity company

Facebook is still reeling from the hack that exposed 29 million users, but it may have a solution: go shopping. Sources talking to The Information claim that Facebook is accelerating plans to buy a "major" cybersecurity company, and has already offe...

today, 1:10
NASA named new constellations after The Incredible Hulk and Godzilla - CNET NASA named new constellations after The Incredible Hulk and Godzilla     - CNET

There are also new constellations named after the Tardis and Thor's Hammer, Mjolnir!

today, 5:52
Facebook reportedly shopping for a cybersecurity company - CNET Facebook reportedly shopping for a cybersecurity company     - CNET

Acquisition would aim to shore up security following the largest hack in the company's history.

today, 0:24
NYPD pulls 2,990 body cameras after one catches fire

The NYPD's plan to outfit every officer with body cameras has run into trouble. The department has pulled about 2,990 Vievu LE-5 cameras across the city after one officer's camera caught fire near a Staten Island precinct. There's a "possible product...

yesterday, 23:37
Google Gboard's floating keys make your giant phone more comfortable

Google is giving you the power to make its mobile keyboard float and to move it anywhere you want to. No need to chant Wingardium Leviosa -- it's Le-vi-O-sa, by the way -- just tap on Gboard's G icon, and you'll find the "Floating" option under its m...

yesterday, 20:33
Pixii is a smartphone-centric rangefinder camera with a Leica mount

If you were thinking "I really want a rangefinder camera with a Leica M mount and no rear display or memory card," then a new French startup called Pixii has read your mind. It unveiled a digital rangefinder, also called Pixii, that it calls "a radic...

today, 8:49
Molecule-level 'CT scans' could lead to faster drug discovery

Scientists like to use x-rays when determining chemical structures to develop drugs, but it's an agonizingly slow process. As they need large, pure crystals, it can take weeks or even years to produce something big enough for studying. However, th...

today, 5:56
After Math: Paying more for less

The rent is too damn high unless you're living in a van down by the river, medical care routinely puts people into bankruptcy, gas prices are still floating around $3 a gallon nationwide and Senator Ted "Zodiac Killer" Cruz is worried that his six fi...

yesterday, 17:30