Google Wallet should make safe, mobile payments easy.
How Japan's AKB48 has created a new level of artificial human – and what it tells us about the infamous Uncanny Valley.
Hackers are usually shadowy, secretive figures. So why are Anonymous and LulzSec dancing in the lime light, painting themselves as charismatic outlaws?
Fourth of July fireworks now have new effects, new technology, and new colors. These advances have revolutionized fireworks in the recent years.
Stolen phone? Lost laptop? Missing camera? New software and services can pinpoint your purloined tech.
'Bacon' describes the mass e-mail you want instead of the spam you don't.
After decades of abandoned plans and crushed prototypes, tidal powers finds new footing off the shores of Eastport, Maine.
Whisper Systems donated its software to help Egyptian dissidents spread the word without the government listening in.
Israel could be the first country with a nationwide electric car network, thanks to Better Place. A battery swapping station just opened outside Tel Aviv.
In low-tech villages, biometrics and mobile money can level market spikes and allow a way for people to bypass the grid and still eat.
From a giant "SOS" carved on the ground in Kyrgyzstan to mortar-shell spray in Sri Lanka, human rights can be served by a satellite "spy" camera for proof and prevention of atrocities.
Five forms of new technology that can change the world: From the computer that beats humans on "Jeopardy!" to cellphone apps for African pick-and-hoe farmers, to satellites that spy on human rights abusers.
When small is big: Tinier chips demand less energy and could produce a cellphone that needs a battery charge only once a month.
What's in a Tweet? No more than 140 characters, of course – enough for leaders to speak their peace, or anger. Twitter turned 5 on Monday.
New tools ease the work of emergency managers.
Kickstarter.com points online patrons toward worthy projects they didn't know existed.
Want a short respite from Facebook? A clean break? Here's what to do.
Hybrid cars are finally on track in the US as automakers reach for new refinement on electrics.
When using Bing and Google, eliminate words that search engines will regard as noise, or that introduce ambiguity.
A new crop of games, led by PlayStation Move and Xbox Kinect, steps up motion-sensing technology.