Oldest US nuclear reactor: a 'disaster' in waiting?
A sleepy New Jersey town has popped onto people's radar screens because it has the oldest running nuclear power plant in the United States -- and, some say, the most dangerous.
NSA website down, spy agency investigating: US official
The National Security Agency's website went down Friday and the US spy service known for hacking into computer networks said it was investigating the outage, a spokesperson said.
Cloud computing's ubiquity brings down prices
If you've ever had your laptop stolen, watched your toddler baptize your PC with Pepsi, or had your MacBook come to a cold, dead stop, you know that the digital memories we store on our home computers are anything but indelible.
Japan suspends waste water nuclear operation
Tokyo Electric Power Co. Saturday halted an operation to clean highly contaminated waste water at a crippled Japanese nuclear plant due to higher-than-expected radiation levels.
Space station computer outage may force spacewalk
A computer outage at the International Space Station may require a spacewalk by astronauts and threatens to delay next week's launch of a commercial supply ship for NASA.
Gadgets: Western Digital's portable hard drive displays vital info
Storage is one of the most neglected areas for most digital users, so anything to make that job easier is welcome.
There's no perfect way to back up your hard drive
If there's one thing to keep in mind about computers, it's this: Hard drives fail. I relearned that lesson recently when one of my laptop's external hard drives stopped working and then my 4-year-old iPod died.
Gadgets: iP1 iPod/iPhone dock, Gboard keyboard
The iP1 iPod/iPhone dock from iHome is part of the company's Studio Series launched earlier this year.
USB stick makes easy automatic backups to discs
There's really no excuse for not backing up your computer these days. Used to be that making a backup was a fairly complex task. But today's backup offerings make it pretty much a no-brainer. In the recent months, I've written ...
EU Commissioner calls for new tools for bloggers
(AP) -- The European Union should help teach bloggers living under oppressive regimes how to communicate freely and avoid detection, and develop technology to help them, the bloc's digital affairs commissioner ...
NASA's Curiosity rover to be back online next week
NASA's Curiosity rover, which has been exploring Mars since it landed to much fanfare last August, should be running at full capacity next week, after a memory glitch set the robot back.
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Gadgets: Easy video editing for PC
Getting started with video cameras is pretty easy, but editing the video is a whole different problem -- especially for beginners.
Tech resolutions for the new year
It's time to take stock of the year that was and figure out how to make the next one better.