U.S. and other militaries consider drone-mounted detectors to assist in reconnoitering the sources of enemy fire during combat
Seven next-generation materials promise to change the way the world is made
For Google, the future is "Now" Google's predictive search and voice recognition tool sauntered over to Apple's iOS as an app on Monday.
Despite mistakes over the Boston bombers, social media can help to find people quickly
Sales of the devices will depend on development of compelling apps
A future quantum version of the Internet might be built from diamond crystals used to contact distant quantum networks
A dozen apps (that aren't Vine) are feeding the GIF frenzy and creating a new art form along the way
Humans and robots will work elbow to elbow on the shop floor, but you'll be surprised by who's giving the orders
A Chrome browser extension and some code hidden on a Web site indicate that Google might replace iGoogle with a desktop version of Google Now
When we are unable to find what we need in nature, we make it. This in-depth report examines new technologies, materials and methods shaping the future of fabrication
The White House’s budget promises millions of dollars to build a solid foundation for additive manufacturing
The President's plan for next year would give a boost to infrastructure, manufacturing and education in exchange for land conservation and environmental cleanup efforts
President Obama has threatened to veto CISPA because it may not "safeguard personal information adequately"
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Truly autonomous automobiles do not exist. Will things change once cars can think like people?
The IRS continued to insist on warrantless e-mail access, internal documents obtained by the ACLU show, even after a federal appeals court said the Fourth Amendment applied
iPhone 5S buyers could have their choice of screen size, according to Topeka analyst Brian White