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.
Nanotubes can be configured to create the blackest black, rendering an object invisible to radar or vision at night, researchers say. You wouldn't even be able to see Wonder Woman sitting inside.
The innovative architecture could lead to data-centric computing that allows massive amounts of data to be accessed in less than a billionth of a second.
With new funding and newly discovered planets to study, scientists resume their search for intelligent life in space.
Results of DARPA's Shredder Challenge could one day help soldiers piece together destroyed enemy documents.