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Emergency "mesh" networks that wirelessly connect computers and devices directly to each other have existed for some time and offer numerous benefits.
A select group of developers have been experimenting with Google Glass for months and have created apps that could indicate where the technology will go in the future.
Researchers say they have developed magnetoresistive random access memory technology that can boost information storage in electronic systems.
The U.S. National Security Agency is spending about $80 million for basic quantum computing research.
A large portion of Europe's unemployed workers and young people entering the workforce lack the necessary skills for technology-based job opportunities.
Will 2014 be the year that the Internet is reined in?
Let's put Mars in our rear-view mirror.
While we're all wiping the champagne-induced sleep from our eyes, inevitably we have to sober up for 2014.
In January 2010, numerous homeowners in San Antonio, Texas, stood baffled in front of their closed garage doors.
The World Privacy Forum recently told the U.S. Congress the data brokerage industry is making millions of dollars selling lists of all kinds of data to marketers.
Australian researchers have determined that hackers can exploit numerous security flaws in smart meters on the electrical power grid.
A new study suggests more heavy smokers can quit, with fewer relapses, through treatment with meditation with pharmaceutical and cognitive behavioral therapies.
Continued progress is likely this year toward an interconnected network of devices that will communicate with each other over the Internet.
New method can crack certain cryptosystems far faster than earlier alternatives.
Interfaces can sense your mood, if you let them.
Ushahidi — or "testimony" in Swahili — has played a central role in coordinating responses to crises around the globe.