New research in creating time holes to cloak events sounds esoteric, but hackers might be able to use it to mask online intrusions into IT systems.
Although a lot of buzz will come from CES, the hot new product doesn't always do so well in the real world. Here are three past "darlings" that didn't catch on.
The number of country code Top Level Domains using non-Latin scripts and alphabets rose with the addition of 26 to 30 names in the last year.
Appropriations for the remainder of the fiscal year are down to $126 million, about 70 percent of which is for preparing for digital access and printing.
The Technology Policy Institute has developed a model for evaluating just how well the Internet is fulfilling its potential for hyperbole.
Next month's Consumer Electronics Show will be the last for Microsoft, the company announced Dec. 21.
NIST has opened its research funding programs for fiscal 2012, with the IT Lab among nine grant programs that are accepting applications.
The Maya didn't predict the end of the world, just the end of a calendar. And new technologies even give us reason to look forward to 2012.
These people and technologies made headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Policies for Top Level Domain expansion put too much burden on trademark holders to defend themselves against infringing domain names.
From invisible tanks to radar that can see through walls, the GCN Lab's coverage this year points to some jaw-dropping technology developments in 2012.
The U.S. Navy is developing new software programs to make its ocean-going robots more independent.