Internet address expansion set despite ".worries." (Update)
Bidding will begin this week for words and brand names such as ".sport," ".NYC" and ".bank" to join ".com" as online monikers.
Sterilizing with the sun: Solar concentrating system could replace fuel-powered or electric devices in remote villages
Using sunlight, researchers and students at MIT are trying to change how medical equipment is sterilized in remote clinics—and a pilot project in Nicaragua has begun to show promising results.
Study determines best arrangement of tidal sails device
In the long sprint to find new sources of clean, low-cost power, slow and steady might win the race—the slow-moving water of currents and tides, that is. Just as wind turbines tap into the energy of flowing ...
Berlin commuters will use folding EV Hiriko
Partnership to build world's largest OTEC plant off China coast
Scottish startup looking to turn whisky dregs into biobutanol
World's first intercontinental 100 Gbps link for research and education demonstrated at TERENA networking conference
Six of the world's leading research and education networks and two commercial partners today demonstrated for the first time a Transatlantic 100 gigabits-per-second (Gbps or one billion bits per second) transmission link ...
Google unveils ultrafast wired home project
Google on Thursday unveiled an ultrafast Web service along with an Internet television subscription in the Kansas City area as part of a pilot project to boost broadband speeds.
US hearing warns FBI, Facebook on facial recognition
A US Senate hearing Wednesday highlighted concern over the growing use of facial recognition technologies, both for law enforcement use and in big social networks like Facebook.
IBM driver tool predicts traffic jams
IBM is testing smartphone software designed to predict traffic jams and warn motorists before they even take to the roads.
Switzerland to test drone postal deliveries
Switzerland's postal service is to start testing deliveries by drone, a spokesman for Swiss Post said Sunday.
US banks face 'credible' hacker threat, researchers say
Dozens of US banks face a "credible" threat from hackers based in Eastern Europe who are planning large-scale attacks next year, a security firm said in a report released Thursday.
Paris airport tests 'virtual' boarding agents
An airport in France is experimenting with "virtual" boarding agents in a bid to jazz up its terminals with 21st century avatars who always smile, don't need breaks and never go on strike.
Space-age technology points African herders in right direction
Space-age technology is coming to the aid of rural herders in Kenya, helping them deal with drought, climate change, civil unrest and land-use pressures that threaten food security in the region.