The botched PR ploy is notable for understating how messed up online privacy actually is.
The situation at Fukushima may be worse than thought, and the disaster response plans of U.S. plants are found wanting.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week
The best place to watch ultra high-energy cosmic rays hitting the Earth is from space. But building an observatory that can do the trick will be hard, warn physicists
Not everyone thinks Google's attempt to reinvent the computer will work.
Astronomers have never been able to explain the weak glow they can see in interstellar space. Now new evidence suggests that solid hydrogen ice may be responsible
New pop-up warnings for link-clicking users will provide the ultimate test of community-based website ratings.
The mysterious ridge around the equator of Iapetus is probably an ancient ring that settled onto the surface of the moon, say planetary geologists.
What started as an OS for cell phones is fast becoming able to control a whole lot more.
Microsoft pays $8.5 billion for the Internet phone service--will it gets its money's worth.