The average user may not notice, but the Global Positioning System (GPS) is more reliable today than it was several years ago.
The earthquake that rocked Chile in 1960 - at magnitude 9.5, the biggest ever recorded - was preceded by almost 400 years of accumulating stress, according to studies of the region's buried soils and sand. Strain had been ...
An organic salt that can be switched between two different conducting states is reported in September in the journal Nature.
Authorities in the United States Friday announced five arrests in the latest crackdown on counterfeit software and recordings.
Engineers cheered as electricity coursed through Space Shuttle Endeavour today for the first time in two years. The powering of Endeavour signaled the end of the orbiter's major modification period at NASA's Kennedy Space ...
DirecTV is reportedly set to unveil its digital video recorder next week in what is seen as a direct challenge to the increasingly popular TiVo device.
Indian officials are warning that the boom in the cell-phone market may be too much for the nation's infrastructure to handle.
Venezuela offices of Microsoft, IBM and other foreign tech companies were closed Thursday on the orders of the government's tax authorities.
With less than a week remaining in its time aboard the space station, the Expedition 11 crew is busy handing over operations to the Expedition 12 crew.
Scientists just got their space-bound luggage back after a four-year wait. On October 3, containers filled with experimental materials that might one day be used to build the vehicles that carry humans to Mars were opened ...