On Thursday, most of North America will have prime viewing of a partial solar eclipse. The new moon will hide part of the sun from view. The eclipse will unfold slowly following its start near the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia.
Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.
The latest version of Samsung's popular big-screen Galaxy Note has gone on sale at a crucial time for the South Korean company as it suffers a rapid decline in profit from its global smartphone business.
Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, U.S. meteorologists say. That's because global heat records have kept falling in 2014, with September the latest example.
A U.K.-based company is getting a lot of attention for its role in the fight against Ebola. Shares of Bioquell jumped earlier this month as the company continues to deploy robot-like decontamination systems in western hospitals with suspected or confirmed Ebola cases.
In light of doubts over certain claims, the crowdfunding platform has frozen the campaign for Anonabox, a small Internet router designed to deliver online anonymity by encrypting data over the Tor network.