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Mathematica 9 offers a bigger bucket of formulas

Wolfram Research has added more capabilities to Mathematica 9, offering formulas to ease social networking analysis, three-dimensional modeling and other computationally complex calculations.

Google's Graveyard: 15 Products Google Has Killed

Missing your favorite Google app? Here are 15 products that Google has killed or has announced plans to kill.


Space Engine Lets You Be the Astronaut You've Always Wanted to Be

With the high requirements demanded from budding astronauts, space simulation software SpaceEngine may be the closest most of us will come to achieving this childhood dream.


Renowned Science Fiction Author Ray Bradbury Dead At 91

Popular American science fiction writer Ray Bradbury died in Southern California Tuesday night, he was 91.

Top Earth Day Apps

Here are 15 apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 7 to help you live a greener, more sustainable life.

Publishers Update Apps for Apple's Retina Display: Facebook, Nook, and More

If you're wondering which apps are primed for the third-generation iPad, here's a look at 10 apps to check out.

Spotify to Announce 'New Direction': 5 Possible Directions

Spotify says it will announce a "new direction," but it's not clear why, or which way it will go. Here are a few educated guesses on what the 10-million-member service has up its sleeve.

IBM Oddities: 30 Years of Change

From primitive storage to games and education and work, IBM products have filled -- and attempted to fill -- many roles through the years.

35 Percent of College Students Use Apps While Driving

According to a study by the University of Alabama, one third of college students use apps behind the wheel


Beware of Malware, Apple Users, Even as Mac Defender Details Emerge

There’s evidence the Apple scare over malware -- software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems -- may not be over.

Computer Centers in West Virginia's Volunteer Fire Stations

An international nonprofit organization, based in West Virginia, has launched a community supportive technology project in their home state.

Modern Warfare 2 Download Shatters Sales Records

Activision's downloadable multiplayer map pack for first-person shooter Modern Warfare 2 has been downloaded over 2.5 million times since debuting last week on Microsoft's Xbox 360.


It's Conclusive, Claims Professor, Violent Video Games Make Us Aggressive

An Iowa State psychology professor claims his latest study offers conclusive evidence that violent video games increase aggressive behavior in players, but a Texas A&M psychology professor says the study gets it wrong.