Ten groups have been chosen as finalists in a $10m (£6m) competition to develop a real-life “tricorder” – the medical scanner used in Star Trek.
Controversial beheading photo posts from Syria spur one of Facebook’s safety advisers to call for pictures to have warnings.
The mobile messaging app Snapchat has been valued at $10bn, according to reports, putting it in the same league as start-ups such as Dropbox and AirBnB.
Grand Theft Auto makers say Lindsay Lohan is suing them for “publicity purposes” after she took them to court over image rights.
Microsoft’s touch-controlled 3D data project
US defence giant Lockheed Martin is teaming up with an Australian technology firm to track space debris that can damage multi-billion dollar satellites.
‘I want to build something with a global reach’
A 3G modem not much bigger than a UK penny or US one-cent coin has been unveiled by Intel as it attempts to enter the connectivity market.