Opinion: Whether kids are schooling or cooling out, everything will depend on their connections-electronic connections.
Just hanging around the mall? Ericsson's BLIP device wants to zap some info your way.
Wi-Fi wireless networks bring broadband access into the streets.
Data hidden in the flicker of fluorescent bulbs may help the disabled lead independent lives.
If you want fast access from home, your only hopes are cable-modem and DSL services. Or are they?
Carbon buckyballs create a surprisingly regular array of nanotubes-just what's wanted for industrial applications.
Carmakers are revved up for smart cars, but information overload may cause trouble down the road.
First proposed a decade ago, microrocketry is taking off. Before long, dime-sized dynamos may power everything from tiny satellites to "smart dust."
Battered by the economic downturn, telcos hope new components will cut costs while boosting bandwidth.