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A new deal could speed up the adoption 3D printers.
June 19, 2013 2:37pm |
As supercomputers get faster, the demand for their services is also picking up.
1 | June 19, 2013 12:17pm |
An exclusive 1994 video shows Steve Jobs giving advice to potential entrepreneurs.
1 | June 19, 2013 7:35am |
The United States, China and Germany are expected to gain the most through the connection of the physical and digital.
2 | June 19, 2013 6:45am |
Pandora's Promise is the most important environmental feature film since An Inconvenient Truth. Its ow inconvenient truth? Unfairly maligned nuclear power can save the world from climate change.
5 | June 19, 2013 5:18am |
Can 3D batteries be as powerful as solid-state counterparts?
1 | June 19, 2013 5:07am |
Some companies claim to have no bosses. Is this sustainable, or is some semblance of order necessary, at least to not scare off investors and customers?
2 | June 18, 2013 7:25pm |
Google may be one step closer to taking over the world.
10 | June 18, 2013 4:12am |
Forget fumbling for your keys. Kevo, a new tap-to-open system from Kwikset, lets you unlock a motorized deadbolt by just touching it (as long as your iPhone is nearby).
3 | June 17, 2013 11:14pm |
Ernst & Young survey of 550 media and entertainment executives finds 57 percent of revenue will come through digital channels by 2015... but it's complicated.
June 17, 2013 9:52am |
Are balloons the answer to the world's lack of Internet-connectivity?
6 | June 17, 2013 6:44am |
Georg Petschnigg co-founded the company behind Apple's app of the year -- Paper -- which is transforming the way people use the iPad.
1 | June 17, 2013 3:00am |
The U.S. government spying scandal has implicated programs that secure critical infrastructure, protect intellectual property, and make commercial software more reliable.
15 | June 16, 2013 11:48am |
As one pro-nuclear movie arrives at U.S. cinemas, a couple of young Irish film makers and thorium enthusiasts hope to wrap another soon.
46 | June 14, 2013 6:43am |
Medical data can be a valuable resource for hackers and so the health industry has to defend itself better, says U.S. officials.
2 | June 14, 2013 3:13am |
The European Union wants to ensure every vehicle on the road is equipped with GPS technology for emergencies.
26 | June 14, 2013 2:50am |
NYC is attempting to curb the printing of 3D guns before it truly begins -- but may be fighting a lost cause.
2 | June 14, 2013 2:11am |
The global fleet of airplanes will more than double over the next 20 years.
1 | June 13, 2013 1:16pm |
Pandora thinks it's getting over-charged to play music under current licensing agreements, so it bought a radio station.
2 | June 13, 2013 10:21am |
Drivers using hands-free voice-activated technology might have their eyes fixed squarely on the road ahead them, but that doesn't mean they're not at risk.
8 | June 13, 2013 9:14am |