Science
Jun 19, 2014 4:28pm

App That Just Says ‘Yo’ Has More Than 200,000 Users

Saying “Yo” is now a big deal. A new messaging app called — you guessed it — Yo, has become an overnight sensation, quadrupling its number of users in the past day to 200,000, according to the app’s Twitter account. The premise is simple. Choose… Read More »

Science
Jun 19, 2014 11:11am

System Alerts Drone Haters When to Duck and Cover

Drones are all the buzz right now. Martha Stewart reportedly has one to survey her farm. They’re even delivering bottle service in Las Vegas. But what if drones are used maliciously? A new personal drone detection system project  featured on Kickstarter aims to alert privacy-conscious… Read More »

Science
Jun 16, 2014 11:33am

Who’s the Subject of Twitter’s First ‘Dronie’?

Selfies are out, dronies are in. Twitter has unveiled a new account dedicated to taking incredible selfie videos from a drone. One of the dronie’s first subjects is none other than Patrick Stewart, also know as Star Trek’s Captain Jean-Luc Picard. Stewart posed with Joel… Read More »

Science
Jun 11, 2014 4:34pm

Solar Flares Disrupt Communications on Earth, Could Send Shockwave on Friday the 13th

The sun has had three major solar flares on its surface in the past two days that have affected communications on Earth and could send a shockwave through Earth this Friday, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The “solar events” caused brief blackouts in… Read More »

Science
Jun 11, 2014 9:49am

Hackers Suspected of Holding Apple Devices Ransom Arrested

Two men accused of hijacking Apple devices and holding them digitally for ransom have been arrested in Russia, according to Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs. Computer equipment, SIM cards, phones and literature on hacking computer systems were seized from the suspects’ apartments. The two men,… Read More »

Science
Jun 10, 2014 10:53am

Online Gamers Witness Arizona Home Invasion

Online gamers are credited with alerting police after two burglars were seen on live video storming into the Arizona home of a fellow player. A webcam video of the female gamer playing “Defense of the Ancients 2″ shows her ducking as an armed gunman comes… Read More »

By ABC News

Science
Jun 3, 2014 4:43pm

The Sacrifices and Secrets of Astronaut Sally Ride

Sally Ride was an exuberant, young physicist who became the first American female in space in 1983 and then spent decades inspiring girls to take up science. Yet there was so much people didn’t know, including the fact that she lived with another woman for… Read More »

By Yazhou Sun

Technology Review
Jun 2, 2014 5:47pm

WhatsApp’s Co-founder Is Upset About Apple’s New Messaging Features

In today’s Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple rolled out a few new features for its iMessage app, including audio and video messages, and group messaging capabilities. Not all tech junkies were happy about Apple’s innovation.  Co-founder of WhatsApp, Jan Koum, tweeted out this message after Apple’s… Read More »

Technology Review
May 27, 2014 4:56pm

Hackers Use ‘Find My iPhone’ App to Lock, Hold Devices for Ransom

Some iPhone and iPad users in Australia had a rude awakening this morning when they discovered their devices had been locked and held for ransom by a mysterious hacker going by the name “Oleg Pliss.” The people impacted by the breach reported via tweets and… Read More »

Technology Review
May 27, 2014 3:57pm

What’s Up Apple’s Sleeve? Live Stream Set for Next Week

Let the guessing games begin. Apple announced today it will live stream “exciting announcements” from the keynote address at the Worldwide Developer’s Conference on Monday, June 2, at 10 a.m. PT. While Apple has selectively offered live streams in the past to reveal new technology… Read More »