History, it seems, will remember 2010 in the United States as the year of health-care reform, the Gulf oil spill, and the tea party movement. But the most widely covered stories are clearly not the only events that could shape the future of the nation. Here we note five overlooked stories of 2010 – developments that might have received some press coverage but perhaps not as much as they should have, given the impact they could have on various aspects of American life in the years ahead.
An ode to the economic recovery – and other news of 2010 – inspired by Clement Clarke Moore's classic Christmas poem.
A Norwegian company, Elliptic Labs, plans to unveil its touchless controls on an iPad at the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in January. Check out the features in the video.
4G phone service from AT&T, expected to be offered next year, will have more capacity with purchase of Qualcomm spectrum.
Betty White: After a year remarkable for a star of any age, White has been voted the Entertainer of the Year by members of The Associated Press.
Smartphones, tablets, and other technology are at the heart of a series of patent-infringement suits filed by Nokia against Apple.
Apple is making a leap into illustrated books today, adding more than 100 children’s book, photo, and cookbook titles to its iBookstore.
Windows tablets could be among the devices unveiled by Microsoft at next month's Consumer Electronics Show.
Looking for that just-right holiday present? A photo book is one of those gifts that keeps on giving. It can be enjoyed over and again for years to come and never really goes out of style. Here are three particularly good picks recommended by our Monitor staff photographers from among the 2010 releases .
Stock exchange in New York rises in early trading as traders expect Senate to extend Bush tax cuts.