MIT's Martin Culpepper shows how to build simple machines that move with nanometer precision.
Caltech researcher and Silicon Valley legend Carver Mead explains his secret for founding successful companies: let the science lead the way.
Researchers tap cell phones to keep citizens informed in times of disaster.
Most commercial language translation software is pretty bad -- but there may be a better way.
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.
A recent high-profile dispute over the user-written encyclopedia's veracity has the site rethinking some of its rules.
The latest release of the open-source Firefox browser includes many features requested, and even designed, by users.
MIMO, the new wireless technology, promises faster and more powerful Wi-Fi. But just how well does it work?
Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo are racing to transform online maps into full-blown browsers, organizing information – and, of course, ads – according to geography. The likely winner? You.