The software behind the film "Minority Report" -- where Tom Cruise speeds through video on a large screen using only hand gestures -- is making its way into the real world.
Usually it’s a problem when you can’t remember a password. But in this particular case, it’s by design. A new security technique mashes up cryptography with neuroscience to create passwords that are stored in users' brains but cannot be recalled, rec
Few video games are more basic than Pong, but Charles Moyes and Mengxiang Jiang’s version is incredibly complex. The two Cornell University students built a custom electroencephalography (EEG) device so they could control the game’s onscreen paddle w
Today, microprocessors are built with silicon. But tomorrow, they'll be built with something else.
If you read my post last week about experiencing Android for two weeks, then you'll remember that I wasn't too impressed with Samsung's new Android phone, the Galaxy S III, and went back to my iPhone.
For humans, few things are as ubiquitous as the common cold. We catch it more than any other infectious disease and it's been with us as about as long as we've existed.
High-tech ceramics are the key to making a new energy storage technology.
A new bionic eye implant could allow blind people to recognize faces, watch TV and even read.
At a hacker conference in New York on Friday, a German security consultant demonstrated just how "disruptive" 3-D printing can really be.
In 2008, a team of software coders inside the National Security Agency started reverse-engineering the database that ran Google.
News broke today that AT&T will likely charge iPhone users extra to use FaceTime video chat over cellular (3G or 4G) networks.
Indoor Atlas says its technology for indoor positioning is highly accurate.
Backing from JPMorgan Chase will speed a startup's rise in a crowded field.
An algorithm can better predict your future movements by getting a little help from your friends.
A sapphire hard disk can last one million years and resolve a problem worrying archaeologists.
Surface, Microsoft's iPad competitor, will be available for sale in October and a lot is riding on it
You now have a ton of choices to watch streaming content from the web on your big screen TV.
Microsoftjust demonstrated a feature of Windows 8 called Windows To Go that lets you store Windows 8 on a USB drive and use it on other PCs.
Apple, Google and Microsoft are all gunning to take control of the living room.
Scanning the crowd from 160 feet away
The machine is a mobile, rack-mountable system. It fires a laser to provide molecular-level feedback at distances of up to 50 meters in just picoseconds. For all intents and purposes, that means instantly.
Back in February Congress directed the Federal Aviation Administration to fast-track the integration of unmanned aerial systems into the U.S. national airspace, but it didn’t tell the FAA how exactly to do this.
Talk about fMRI may not be entirely familiar to many people, but that could change with new events that are highlighting efforts to link up humans and machines.
On the evening of June 19, a group of researchers from the University of Texas successfully hijacked a civilian drone at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico during a test organized by the Department of Homeland Security.
As money floods into their market, and the stakes get ever higher, app makers are getting paranoid. Paranoid that competitors are buying traffic spikes, using porn to attract users, and spamming everyone and their mom on the way to the top of the lea
Soaring sales of the Galaxy smartphone drove record quarterly profit of $5.9 billion at Samsung Electronics, though the South Korean tech giant is sweating over how Europe's debt crisis is denting demand in its biggest market for televisions and home
The MEG4.0 uses Bluetooth and is actually the latest in a long line of far-out augmented-reality attempts from the Japanese company.
The chipmaker gets some marquis partnerships.
Software could make it easier to see in difficult driving conditions.
The world’s thinnest transparent screen isn’t really a screen at all, but something more like a soap bubble.