Mayflies have begun emerging from the Mississippi River in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and leave behind slimy messes. They've already been blamed for one car crash. A U.S. science advisory report says that Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: We should focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios. When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. The knocking of knuckles spreads only a fraction of the bacteria. Scientists searching for water on three distant exoplanets have come up dry. Researchers looking at three "hot Jupiters" have discovered that they have far less water vapor than previously thought. The discovery of a small downy dinosaur in Siberia suggests feather-like structures on dinosaurs may have been more widespread throughout the dinosaur world than we thought.
Wall Street Journal Hacked Again Hacked again. That’s the story at the Wall Street Journal this week as the newspaper reports that the computer systems housing some of its news graphics were breached. Customers not affected -- yet.
Watson Gets His First Customer Service Gig Since appearing on Jeopardy, IBM's Watson supercomputer has been making a living using his super-intelligent knowledge base for business verticals. Now, Watson's been hired for his first customer service job.
Mobile Technology Spotlight
Android 'Fake ID' Puts Millions of Users at Risk Having this fake ID is nothing to brag about, even if you are a minor. The “Fake ID” Android flaw drops malware into smartphone apps. It can steal credit card data and even take over your device.