GE's Jeffrey Immelt sees high-tech firms dominating a slow-growth economy-and the biggest players becoming the biggest winners.
Some people are saddled with names they hate. But thanks to a new twist on a familiar technology, today's parents can avoid ghastly mistakes.
Comic strips for a quarter? A new twist on micropayments is raising the likelihood that you'll be able to pay tiny sums of money for small slivers of information.
To help the New York City medical examiner identify the remains of the thousands of victims of 9/11, tiny bioinformatics company Gene Codes created M-FISys--the first software capable of managing such massive amounts of genetic evidence.
Lie detectors have been called "worse than useless." So why are they still used?
An expert on aviation safety statistics says a new computer system to screen out terrorists may actually make things easier for them.
Rekindling the flame of community that Napster first lit will require a service that encourages its users to connect with one another and share their musical experiences.
Who would have anticipated that reality television would turn out to be the killer app of media convergence?
Software based on rules, examples, or statistics seeks to erase language barriers. It's far from perfect, but sometimes close is good enough.
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