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Intel's venture capital arm has created a $100 million fund to finance projects and startups developing tech to give your computing devices the ability to see, hear and feel like people do.
3 | June 5, 2013 12:48pm |
The U.K. government is far from the golden standard in terms of technology.
6 | June 5, 2013 4:26am |
MEXICO CITY -- A public hospital adds a facade that devours smog in a city adding 600 new cars a day.
5 | June 5, 2013 3:00am |
Vint Cerf says fast-changing technology may render many data formats unreadable -- as it has already done in the recent past.
7 | June 4, 2013 3:19pm |
Google Glass, the wearable computer eyepiece that has caused concern among privacy advocates, will not allow facial recognition apps--for now.
June 4, 2013 11:06am |
A new app from Berlin-based navigation company Skobbler stands out, thanks to hybrid navigation technology that works both online and offline.
5 | June 4, 2013 3:00am |
Olive oil fraud dates back to the time of Julius Caesar. Now a laser developed to measure gases on Mars could help stop this earthly problem.
5 | June 3, 2013 1:59pm |
Here's a fast new way to power a city fleet of electric buses.
20 | June 3, 2013 1:01pm |
Searching for and analyzing moles for skin cancer is a long process. Here's why that could soon change.
June 3, 2013 9:22am |
Brewing and serving coffee with a precision typically reserved for manufacturing might just be the answer to a wired, mobile, impatient, caffeine-hungry world. Austin-based Briggo is betting on it.
3 | June 3, 2013 3:00am |
NEW DELHI -- Indians broke three world Everest climbing records this year, a sign of how increasing wealth is fueling the country's appetite for pursuing extreme sports.
June 3, 2013 12:00am |
3D printing can do more than create weaponry or houses -- it can provide cheap prosthetics to those who need them most.
June 1, 2013 2:19pm |
With technological advancements and the explosion in mobile technology, how has the role of the IT worker changed?
6 | June 1, 2013 12:40pm |
We're trying to build better artificial hearts, so will a hybrid biological and mechanical model succeed where others fail?
June 1, 2013 9:06am |
A UN official has asked for robots with autonomous killing capabilities to be banned before they exist.
10 | May 30, 2013 8:04am |
Officials in Tel Aviv are working on ways to entice more tech firms and startup ventures to choose Israel's version of Silicon Valley.
1 | May 30, 2013 7:29am |
Los Angeles to New York in a Tesla Model S could be possible this year.
12 | May 30, 2013 6:35am |
The $22,000 'smart' rifle from TrackingPoint is here. It allows even a novice to hit a moving target up to 1,200 yards away on the first go.
20 | May 29, 2013 8:18pm |
The trend of companies and institutions making bold architectural statements with their buildings withered with the recession. Now, starchitecture has re-emerged in the tech industry.
May 29, 2013 12:43pm |
According to Tim Cook, wearing a computer on your wrist is only natural.
4 | May 29, 2013 4:54am |