Google buys product design firm Gecko

Google on Friday confirmed that it bought Gecko Design to bolster its lab devoted to technology-advancing projects such as self-driving cars and Internet-linked Glass eyewear.

23 hours ago from

Other sources:, Techspot, CNET, Gizmodo, Engadget show all (6)

Microsoft Research's 'DeLorean' cloud gaming system can predict your next move

Cloud gaming may sound like little more than a marketing buzzword, but the idea of running games off of powerful servers and streaming them to small boxes under your TV is incredibly ...

2 hours ago from The Verge

Other sources: The Verge, Extremetech, Engadget show all (4)

Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 US workers

The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances, an agency ...

12 hours ago from

Other sources:, USA today, The Verge show all (4)

DHS Says Target, UPS, Over 1000 Others Were Hacked By 'Backoff' Point of Sale Malware

Life certainly has become complicated ever since we stopped bartering goods and services with our neighbors in favor of using cash and credit. Think you're safe to go shopping with your debit ...

1 hours ago from HotHardware

Other sources: HotHardware, TechCrunch, Engadget, The Verge show all (5)

Apple Opens iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program For "Small Percentage" Of Defective Units

Are you sitting down? Good, because this may surprise you: Apple just fessed up to there being a "small percentage" of iPhone 5 devices that may suddenly experience shorter battery life or ...

5 hours ago from HotHardware

Other sources: HotHardware, TechCrunch, Engadget, Arstechnica, The Verge, show all (9)

Amazon readying an attack on Google's ad business

US online giant Amazon is preparing to take on Google in one of its core businesses, Internet advertising, the Wall Street Journal said, citing sources familiar with the matter.

12 hours ago from

Other sources:, HotHardware show all (3)

Last minute iPhone 6 display redesign could limit availability at launch

Apple is expected to announce a new iPhone in little over two weeks, but a last minute snag with the display’s backlighting may result in limited availability at launch. According to ...

Fri 22 Aug 14 from Techspot

Other sources: Techspot,, HotHardware, CNET,, show all (7)

Wearable chair allows workers to sit anywhere - and could save millions in healthcare bills

It's still a while before powered exoskeletons become common among factory workers (although closer than you think) but a new, simpler mechanical enhancement might make life that little bit ...

Fri 22 Aug 14 from The Independent

Other sources: The Independent,, Gizmag, The Verge,, show all (11)

4 ways Coin can save its connected credit card

The credit card startup ticked off preorder customers by announcing a shipping delay and communicating the news poorly. But Coin can still get back on its feet. Here's how.

3 hours ago from CNET

Other sources: Gizmodo, CNET (3), Engadget show all (6)

U.S. Copyright Office Denies Monkeys Rights To Their Selfies

Smile Wikimedia Commons In 2011, British wildlife photographer David Slater was traveling through the jungle in Indonesian when a crested black macaque grabbed his camera and started snapping ...

23 hours ago from Popular Science

Other sources: Popular Science, The Christian Science Monitor, Ubergizmo, Engadget, HotHardware, show all (9)

How it works?

"Science News Daily" is a computer generated news service, with no human editors in background. "Science News Daily" uses completely automated algorithms to display the most popular news stories. To do so, it evaluates several news parameters like the number of news sources a story appeared in, date of publication, etc. It also automatically match news stories to appropriate categories based on news content.

Visit also

Don't want to waste your time browsing through all these stories? Visit a Bit of Science - one top science news story of the day.

From content partners

Amazon readying an attack on Google's ad business, 12 hours ago
US warns shops to watch for customer data hacking, 12 hours ago
Famed Galapagos tortoise 'Pepe the Missionary' dies, 12 hours ago
Ahead of Emmys, Netflix already winning online, 12 hours ago
Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 US workers, 12 hours ago
Neutering project curbed feral cat population, 22 hours ago
Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website, 22 hours ago
Google buys product design firm Gecko, 23 hours ago
People stick with favorites in sea of mobile apps, 23 hours ago
Lawsuits challenge US drone, model aircraft rules, 23 hours ago
provided by Science X Science News

Subscribe to RSS

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication, and is an easy way of receiving new content from Science News Daily - RSS feed.