The United States government has begun a criminal investigation in response to data program leaker Edward Snowden's actions. While President Barack Obama declined to address Snowden specifically, in a national TV interview Monday night, he mounted a spirited defense of the NSA surveillance program at large.
Sand + salt water + CO2 + sun = lunch? That's the formula a group of entrepreneurs in Qatar are putting to the test as they try to turn vast expanses of desert into productive farm land, carbon dioxide sinks and even successful businesses.
Apple reinvented the mobile space when it launched the iPhone, and then upended it again when it opened up its operating system, iOS, to third party developers. Now it's trying to recapture some of that mojo with its first major overhaul of the software, set to be released in the fall.
For many travelers, dinner consists of room service, or fast food. But Jay Savasni wasn't satisfied with the norm, so he went about creating an online service that connects travelers with people willing to share a home-cooked meal with them.
As technology continues to develop at a rapid pace, another piece of the future has seemingly arrived. A team of researchers has successfully demonstrated the ability to control a flying robot using only a user's brain waves.
On the internet, teens are sharing more of their personal information, pictures, locations, and opinions, than ever before. But a recent study by Pew Internet found they are becoming more privacy-savvy in response. A majority have previously deleted their own posts and the posts of others on their profile.
The vast majority of Singapore's food is imported from the nearby countrysides of China and Malaysia. And that's costly, both at the market and on the environment. But a Singapore entrepreneur has a new idea that's helping bring local produce to the crowded residents of Singapore.
Monday's Supreme Court decision to allow law enforcement to take DNA samples of anyone they arrest, just as they do with fingerprints. In the 5-4 decision, Justice Anthony Kennedy was the key decider -- a role he's expected to reprise in four other cases expected to be decided this month.
Spain has a history of violent terrorist attacks, including an assault on a Madrid train station in 2004 that took investigators weeks to unravel. But fast forward to today and Spain has invested millions of dollars in high-tech tools, including a massive video surveillance system, to monitor, and hopefully prevent, such violent incidents.
When it comes time to review surveillance video, the biggest obstacle can be the amount of time it takes. But an Israeli computer scientist may have a break-through, discovered only because he wanted to help his students watch home movies faster.