What gives geckos the remarkable ability to run upside down across ceilings and stop short on smooth vertical surfaces? Scientists say that you could call it "the hierarchy of hairs." Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -- except the money those posts produce. At least two services are trying to change that. A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California's last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether its twin reactors could withstand a powerful earthquake. The National Security Agency has developed its own version of Google to search through the billions of phone calls, e-mails and other electronic communications it monitors, according to a new report. Wireless provider Verizon is gearing up for a nationwide launch of its Voice-over-LTE service over the next several weeks, promising clearer and crisper phone calls and a Skype-like video service.
Are Government Spies Tipping Off Tor? Less than a month ago, tech news headlines heralded a Tor Project breach. Now, some are saying that government spies are sharing information with Tor to help it prevent future breaches.
PlayStation Network Back Online After Attack Sony’s PlayStation and Entertainment Network are back online after a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack crashed the systems on Sunday. But Sony says no personal info was accessed.
Verizon Hops on the Voice-Over-LTE Bandwagon Wireless provider Verizon is gearing up for a nationwide launch of its Voice-over-LTE service over the next several weeks, promising clearer and crisper phone calls and a Skype-like video service.