Researchers in Taiwan use tricked-out laser pointers to get 500 megabits/sec. data feeds in places where radio transmissions dare not go.
Google wants to replace the venerable Hypertext Transfer Protocol with the more efficient SPDY standard, but corporate rivalries may slow things down.
DARPA is looking at the gaming industry to help it design medical training and education software for use on mobile devices.
New software for modeling complex weather patterns lets the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration update near-term forecasts hourly, with greater precision.
You can now write to and receive e-mail from people speaking almost any language.
The race to produce super-fast 802.11ac wireless routers ahead of IEEE's final approval could create some confusion.
The agency is testing READI, which uses satellites to detect minute changes in GPS-enabled ground stations, providing real-time data on quakes and better tsunami predictions.
Open-source electronics components are emerging from university laboratories and entering the public arena.
Researchers funded by the Air Force are exploring using "quantum memories" to secure long-range communications. Where have we seen that before?
We need to respect the human remains at Titanic's wreckage and support the efforts of NOAA and others to protect the site.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed new ways for the processors on multicore chips to share information more efficiently while using less power.
DARPA's "active authentication" would be a welcome alternative to passwords and other cumbersome credentials.