The never-ending number has led to ingenious algorithms used to calculate it with precision, in the process expanding the boundaries of what computers can do.
In an era when even on-disk encyclopedias seem to be passé, Britannica's move to all-digital editions was inevitable.
NASA is going into outer space again, but this time instead of launching a spaceship, it's sending some Angry Birds.
More concierge than search engine, Wolfram Alpha Pro will analyze a query, perform high-end math calculations and even analyze images.
The Cheetah, part of the agency's research into all-terrain robots, is designed to move like the speedy hunting cat.
Researchers at IBM have developed new error-correction and fabrication processes that greatly increase processing times for quantum computers.
Microsoft's Kinect can take inputs from a mouse, stylus, touch, voice or a motion-sensing device.
The agency is looking at new information processing and networking technologies to dramatically reduce the time it takes to analyze data.
This year, the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the world's population, according to a new forecast, continuing a trend that will help push global mobile data traffic to 10 exabytes by 2016.
Almost anything these days could become a client on your network, even a portable gaming console such as the Vita, with all the advantages and risks that entails.
State becomes the first to allow self-driving vehicles -- for testing, at the moment -- which Google says can increase safety.
The CLIQR Quest Challenge asks participants to use their social media skills to locate QR codes that represent resources crews would need in an emergency.