A supermarket's innovative marketing campaign that recreated a working, virtual grocery store in Seoul subway stations has won an international prize for creativity and could herald a new era in the way people shop.
Jerry Coyne wrote an open letter to the NCSE and BCSE complaining of a perceived pro-liberal Christianity bias within the organizations, and a tendency for people who work for them to bash “New Atheists”, alienating their allies.
You need 3 things to compete with Apple's iPad: a gorgeous, easy-to-use device, a bustling app store and an attractive price tag. Nobody has been able to match it so far but BlackBerry's PlayBook has emerged as one of the strongest contenders.
In The Mo is a new web site that incorporates social media hooks to better personalize search results for destinations. Founder Cary Levine speaks with The Associated press about what he hopes it will accomplish.
Motorola's Xoom has been hailed as the most likely rival to Apple's iPad. The tablet is the first to use Google's Honeycomb software and includes a large, touch screen and zippy processor. The AP's Rachel Metz reports.
Logging on to the Web via a mobile phone is a relatively new phenomenon, but one that is growing rapidly. Each year mobile Internet traffic doubles and today's networks are at risk of choking from the load.
2 of Haiti's biggest cell phone companies are working with aid groups to help cash-strapped Haitians purchase goods using 'mobile money'. Donated funds are transferred to residents' cell phones and then traded in at local shops for food.
I took a walk around the Wits Origins Centre – and about the first exhibit I stopped to look at really struck me.
It was about the oldest rock to have a pattern engraved on it that we know of – it is the birth-stone of art.
A private company launched a spacecraft into orbit Wednesday in a bold demonstration test for NASA that could lead to the first commercial space station supply run next year and eventual astronaut rides.
Oscillococcinum is a name that sounds very impressive, or at least it would if I knew how to pronounce it. It is sold to help deal with flu symptoms.
It claims the active ingredient is Anas Barbariae Hepatis et Cordis Extractum.
The dream of space tourists edged closer to reality on Friday, as the world's first commercial spaceport opened a runway in New Mexico. Flights could begin in nine to 18 months after Virgin Galactic conducts more testing.
Virgin founder Richard Branson discusses the progress of his Virgin Galactic division, which is trying to be the first viable space tourism company. The spacecraft, Spaceship Two, just made a successful free-gliding flight.
A new way to cause mischief quickly spread through short-messaging service Twitter Tuesday morning before the site could fix the problem, as mysterious "tweets" of blocked-out text propagated themselves and caused popup windows to open.
204 Share a conversation between Microsoft's Bill Gates and Apple's Steve Jobs - two of the wealthiest men in the world and arguably two of its most powerful men. The themes range from poverty to wealth, and then to wealth again.
Scientists have managed to come up with a way to revive a hollowed out cell with some genetic code they slapped together. Okay, it isn't creating life from scratch - but it is coming up with a way to replace the engine.
At an event in San Francisco Apple released its anticipated iPad. 'It's Way better than a laptop, way better then a phone. You can turn it any way you want. To see the whole page is phenomenal,' said Jobs.
A group calling themselves CeCeN Hack Team have defaced the Gauteng Local Government website with the slogan "ALLAHU EKBER ! denmark israel a**hole Americas 45 thousand people will give account" Hooray Chechnya" They used the image of Shamil .
Pope Benedict XV is urging priests to use all multimedia tools at their disposal to preach the Gospel and to engage in dialogue with people of other religions and cultures. But as with all things, all is not what it seems.
Our childless friends were horrified that all the children were playing with their parents iPhones this holiday. They are great toys btw. My children drew pictures, beautiful ones - my little David Hockneys. Here is my daughter's drawing of our flag.
Whether it’s a blue dress or a stray text if you transgress get ready for the intercept. In the modern age the only certainty is lack of privacy, no one has it, you can’t buy it and you can’t demand it.
Over the last few months I've been seeing a trend emerging saying that Exercise Won't Make You Thin.
Today The New York Times says that "for some time, researchers have been finding that people who exercise don't necessarily lose weight.
Facebook is planning to preserve the accounts of dead members. The new 'memorialized' accounts will continue to display photos and wall posts, 'sensitive information' such as status updates and contact information will be removed.
Reviews of Google Wave are out, and opinions are that it has potential as a development platform but is noisy to use for real-time communication .I’m still patiently waiting for my invite to come through, c’mon Ivan .
The new Vivox voice chat system for Facebook will allow any user to start a conversation with anyone on their friends list. The service will also be available to third-party developers who want to integrate voice into their applications.
Telkom is being pitted against a homing pigeon named Winston to see which can deliver 4GB of call centre data logs quickest over a distance of around 80km. The race is set to take place on September 9th.