With zero fanfare, an independent French pilot beat aeronautics giant Airbus by about 12 hours Friday in the race to fly the first electric plane across the English Channel - a symbolically important step toward making battery-powered flight viable in the long term.
Technology has become so indispensable that when it breaks down, people's lives go haywire, too.
T-Mobile is now offering its U.S. customers the ability to talk, text and browse the Internet in Canada and Mexico without paying extra charges.
Although sales of Fitbit and other fitness trackers are strong, many of their owners lose enthusiasm for them once the novelty of knowing how many steps they've taken wears off.
Italian surveillance company Hacking Team said Wednesday that it had lost control of its custom-built spy software, unleashing a new threat onto the Internet and depriving the company of its top selling point.
Netflix's upcoming slate of original films will begin rolling out with Cary Fukunaga's "Beasts of No Nation" in October and Adam Sandler's "The Ridiculous Six" in December.
After dipping his toe in the online world of Twitter years ago, President Barack Obama is now jumping in head-first, popping off tweets at all hours of the day about pop culture, sports and even Supreme Court rulings.
An Italian surveillance company known for selling malicious software used by police bodies and spy agencies appears to have succumbed to a damaging cyberattack that sent documents and invoices ricocheting across the Internet.
Drones could replace humans in a variety of ways around large farms: transmitting detailed information about crops to combines and sprayers, directing them very precisely to problem spots and cutting down on the amount of water and chemicals needed.
Google's new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by identifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent machines still have lot to learn about human sensitivity.
If you're headed to the beach or any other weekend getaway, don't forget these "essential" gadgets.
Hyundai Motor Co. said Monday it believes hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are the future for eco-friendly cars despite challenges of limited infrastructure and slow sales.
Some recording-technology experts say this super high-res format — known by its 192 kHz, 24-bit technical specs — is pricy digital overkill, an oversized "bit bucket" that contains sounds only dogs or dolphins can truly enjoy.
Person-to-person mobile payment services like PayPal-owned Venmo are catching on as a way to bypass searching for an ATM or splitting a bill on multiple cards when the dinner check comes. And they're particularly popular among millennials.
A CIA-backed technology company has found logins and passwords for 47 government agencies strewn across the Web — available for hackers, spies and thieves.