Apps that read license plates can send notes to their owners, and help businesses track customers.
The first Earth-like planet orbiting another star will be announced in May next year, if the discovery of extrasolar planets continues at its present rate, say researchers.
Simulating the physics of light makes for games that better mimic the real world.
Two videos of a meteor hitting Jupiter, taken from different parts of Earth, could usher in a new era of amateur astronomy.
The quality and cost of broadband Internet access haven't budged in years.
If hackers got access to enough smart phones, they could paralyze wireless communications.
"Dustcart" finished a test run in Italy, successfully making house calls to collect garbage.
Climate models are built by scientists, not software engineers.
A helicopter equipped with a robotic hand picks up small objects.
The private company has taken another step toward carrying astronauts to the International Space Station.