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Tech sector rides on rich list

America's technology sector remained a driving force for the world's billionaires, led by Microsoft's Bill Gates and other familiar names, a Forbes survey showed Monday.

Mar 04, 2013
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Computer in Delhi slum wall leads to TED Prize

Sugata Mitra on Tuesday was awarded a million-dollar TED Prize to pursue the promise of building schools in the Internet cloud where young minds can learn unfettered by grown-ups.

Feb 27, 2013
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World's richest men aid 'Green Revolution' center

(AP)—The research center largely responsible for launching the "green revolution" of the 1960s that dramatically raised crop yields is getting support from the world's richest men to develop genetically-modified ...

Feb 14, 2013
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New wheat varieties resist global wheat threat

(PhysOrg.com) -- Innovative techniques in wheat breeding are necessary to meet the needs of the world's growing population and overcome environmental challenges, said Ravi Singh at the American Association for the Advancement ...

Feb 21, 2012
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Status update: Facebook to go public, raise $5B

(AP) -- Facebook made a much-anticipated status update Wednesday: The Internet social network is going public eight years after its computer-hacking CEO Mark Zuckerberg started the service at Harvard University.

Feb 01, 2012
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Microsoft to bring Kinect to Windows PCs

Microsoft plans to bring its Kinect technology to bear on personal computers following its phenomenal success with the gesture and voice-recognition sensor in the Xbox 360 game console.

Jan 10, 2012
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Juror in Microsoft case at peace with decision

(AP) -- The lone holdout juror who prevented a Utah company from getting as much as $1.2 billion from one-time rival Microsoft Corp. for alleged antitrust violations says he's at peace with his decision.

Dec 19, 2011
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Jurors deadlock in $1B lawsuit against Microsoft

(AP) -- A federal jury on Friday failed to reach a verdict in a Utah company's $1 billion antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. in a case so important to the computer giant that it put Bill Gates on the ...

Dec 17, 2011
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