On the FOSE 2011 show floor, you can match wits with Watson, hang out at the BlackBerry Lounge, spend time at the Mobile Apps Theater and take in a full roster of live demonstrations.
Rather than fostering innovation, patents in the technology industry are being used as weapons, both offensive and defensive.
Advanced analytical technology used in New Brunswick, Canada, could serve as a model for how U.S. cities and towns could proactively repair their aging highway infrastructure.
Even though the Atlantis' 12-day mission marks the close of the shuttle era, you might be surprised at some of the beneficial technologies the program leaves behind.
Sensors in new cars could track bad weather, pinpoint road congestion and prevent crashes.
The National Weather Service's MoPED – Mobile Platforms for Environmental Data – is part of a program exploring the use of vehicle fleets as a roving platform for remotely sensing weather data.
Phase-change memory, around since the 1960s but deemed too unreliable and expensive, could be the thing of the future.
DARPA launches two programs to give warfighters automated tools to help identify enemy activity in video streams from unmanned aircraft and other sources.
One study in Sweden says history proves it can.
Google is pulling the plug on two projects, Google Health and PowerMeter, that mirror government initiatives. The main reason: not enough people were interested in using them.
Students in Sandia National Laboratories' design contest have come up with dragonfly wings that could work for a variety of small bots.
Two new devices from the Homeland Security Department's Science and Technology Directorate will help track the movements and vital signs of firefighters responding to a blaze.