CBC | Technology News
The Trump administration is exploring the idea of forming a special committee to look at climate change and security risks, with the effort being co-ordinated by a 79-year-old physicist who rejects mainstream climate science.
A Japanese spacecraft began its approach Thursday toward a distant asteroid on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on Earth.
A new report reflects disenchantment among academia, government and industry, who told the consultants the situation was "beyond absurd," "extremely frustrating" and "dysfunctional and inefficient."
As residents and commuters recover from the treacherous freezing rain that hit Toronto Wednesday evening, conservationists are worried about the thousands of tons of salt dumped on our roads that will eventually drain into Lake Ontario.
Google said Wednesday it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in its Nest Secure home alarm system, the latest privacy flub by one of the tech industry's leading collectors of personal information.
A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos island of Fernandina.
About half of Canada's inmates were abused as children, suggests a study out of McMaster University that's in the March issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
New rules are needed to prevent telecom companies from using aggressive and misleading sales practices that harm consumers — particularly seniors and other vulnerable Canadians — to an "unacceptable degree," the CRTC says.
Drugs may be stable beyond expiry, even when not maintained in strictly temperature-controlled conditions, a study conducted on Antarctic bases suggests.
A group of Canadian MPs is calling on the corporate titans of social media — including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg — to appear before an international hearing Ottawa is hosting this spring to talk about the spread of disinformation online.
Samsung has unveiled a highly anticipated smartphone with a foldable screen that breaks new ground in a market that has been stuck in an innovative funk. The phone announced Wednesday will be called the Galaxy Fold and will sell for $1,980 US when it is released April 26.
The CRTC says an inquiry has confirmed allegations Canada's telecommunications industry used unacceptable sales practices that misled consumers and harmed vulnerable members of the public.
Cultured meat production could spur global warming more in the long term than some types of beef cattle farming, a new study suggests.
A growing number of companies are building their business models around the selfie, attracting people with destinations that beg visitors to take out the phone and snap away.
NASA's newest lander is offering daily reports on the red planet's frigid winter. The space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is posting the highs and lows online, along with wind speed and atmospheric pressure from the InSight lander. In its most recent update, InSight recorded a high of -17 C and a low of -95 C.
A former Associated Press photographer in Florida who covered more than 100 space shuttle launches, the Elian Gonzalez saga, and the presidential recount has died.
It’s a crowd-pleasing party trick: Cut a grape in half, pop it in the microwave, hit “start” then sit back and watch the dazzling “grape balls of fire.” Now a team of Canadian scientists has figured out how grapes generate plasma in your kitchen.
The climate scientist who popularized the term "global warming" has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87.