Science & Technology News Science & Technology News from en 60 Can you solve Martin Gardners best mathematical puzzles? The maestro of recreational maths was born 100 years ago today. Here we celebrate his birthday with eight of his most celebrated puzzles Continue reading... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:32:03 -0500 Science | The Guardian Boot up: fusion sceptics, Lollipop webview, Snapsaved talks, Lenovo/BB? Plus how bad user interfaces really can kill people, the tiny CNC product, the site that reaches more US desktop users than Facebook, and more Continue reading... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:30:00 -0500,%20Lollipop%20webview,%20Snapsaved%20talks,%20Lenovo/BB%3F Technology | The Guardian I rode a hoverboard designed to save buildings from earthquakes and floods As I push off for my first time on an actual working hoverboard, the first thought in my mind is not how different it is from how Michael J. Fox did it in Back To The Future Part II — which is obviously just a movie. It’s whether or not ... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:21:59 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Will consumers ditch their wallets for Apple Pay? Apple says its new mobile payment system, Apple Pay, is convenient and secure, but will it win over consumers? CNET's Kara Tusboi reports. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:46:28 -0500 SciTech - Siding Spring observatory under threat from coal seam gas light pollution Astronomers warn light pollution from planned Santos coal seam gas developments in NSW may force Australias top observatory to close Continue reading... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:46:14 -0500 Science | The Guardian You can now take Lyft and UberX cars to San Francisco's main airport Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:40:00 -0500's%20main%20airport Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Women's pay remark trails Microsoft chief to the cloud San Francisco (AFP) - Even as Microsoft ramped up Internet "cloud" offerings for businesses, its chief continued to be dogged by a comment that women should not ask for pay raises. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:29:56 -0500's%20pay%20remark%20trails%20Microsoft%20chief%20to%20the%20cloud Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News U.S. national security prosecutors shift focus from spies to cyber By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to deal with cyber attacks and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands, as American business and government agencies face more intrusions. The revamp, led by Assistant Attorney General ... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:08:17 -0500 Internet News Headlines - Yahoo! News Almost waterless washing could come to U.S. homes British scientists have developed a new washing machine that uses plastic beads to help get stains out of clothes. Major U.S. hotel chains are already using the new technology and engineers say they're working on model that can be used at home. CBS' Alphonso Van Marsh reports. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:02:29 -0500 SciTech - Architect's Dream Of Levitating Houses Turns Into A Hoverboard For the past 20 years, architect Greg Henderson has been trying to figure out ways to build safer buildings to withstand earthquakes. Along the way, he came up with a method using electromagnetic fields to separate the building from the ground during an earthquake. But he also realized the technology ... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:31:00 -0500's%20Dream%20Of%20Levitating%20Houses%20Turns%20Into%20A%20Hoverboard Forbes - Tech We rode a $10,000 hoverboard, and you can too Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:20:00 -0500$10,000%20hoverboard,%20and%20you%20can%20too Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Video: Here’s what it’s like to buy lunch at McDonald’s with Apple Pay With the release of iOS 8.1 on Monday, iPhone users for the first time got to use Apple Pay, the mobile payment platform that’s secured with the help of Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint scanner. A new video posted on YouTube now shows us just what we can expect when we ... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:15:54 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Audi RS 7 proves it needs no driver to go racing Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:12:00 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Drone captures stunning footage of killer whales For the first time, researchers have used a video camera mounted on a hexacopter to monitor the behaviour of killer whales in the wild.> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:11:02 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News New Dr. Who Game Teaches Kids to Code The Doctor Who is facing a new challenge: teaching your nine-year-old how to code. No, it may not be as daunting as a Cybermen invasion. But for you kid, it could be as fun as it is educational. On Wednesday, the BBC will launch a game called “The Doctor and ... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:00:31 -0500 WIRED