Researchers tap cell phones to keep citizens informed in times of disaster.
Thousands gathered for the frenetic glitzfest of Macworld – but this year’s show had a serious note: Apple finally wants to take on the PC.
Metatagging and social networks -- ideas that originated in personal online media -- may save the U.S. Patent Office.
A new Wi-Fi phone from Vonage is fun -- but it doesn't make sense as a replacement for the cell phone.
The coming year will see, among other things, more Web-based software applications, an explosion of personal videos online, and a change in the business of digital music.
The National Security Agency’s “CryptoKids” website uses cartoon characters to recruit future codemakers and codebreakers.
Columnist Eric Hellweg looks at the biggest stories of 2005 surrounding the convergence of media and technology.
Incompatibilities among "copyleft" licenses meant to promote the sharing of creative work could end up preventing it, says cyber-law expert Lawrence Lessig.
Siemens aims to turn your thermostat into a "comfortstat" -- and create a viable market for wireless sensor networks.
A new program from Microsoft learns who's important in your life and puts their messages at the top of your inbox.