It looks a little like the Jetson's flying car but it travels on magnetically levitated highways. That's one vision of a future commuter system that could be developed by a marriage of NASA robot-control software and car-like pods from Unimodal Systems.
Stories by Michael Cooney
Ethernet continues to go places its inventors probably never imagined.
The central component to the US military's bulletproof IP wireless network strategy is now in place.
Flying to the moon is not easy feat but communicating with as well as relaying information to and from rocketing space probes is the most critical part of the mission.
iPhone applications are proliferating like rabbits, but not all of them are great. In fact some can get you into hot water.
It's not all bits and bytes
A round up of interesting algorithms and look at how they impact your community.
Robots set for smack-down in US
A Cisco exec who was shot to death in Detroit last week is being mourned this week as a gentle family man, a "gifted techie" and a voice of reason.
Welcome to the petaflop generation. That was the message as the new most powerful supercomputer in the world IBM's $100,000 million Roadrunner system installed at the US Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory was officially named the most powerful and energy efficient supercomputer in the world.
Looking for a fun, last-minute little something for that special techie someone? Look no further.
An Australian researcher is developing technology that would let you use your eyes - or more specifically your iris - to unlock your PC, access secure buildings or open your front door.
With only a week before the busiest airline travel day of the year the US Government Accounting Office today issued a scathing and chilling report on airline security: Bomb making materials costing less that US$150 were purchased and carried past airport security screening in 19 US airports.
The companies tried to wear each other out in what was then called the midrange server market. The DEC VAX, rolled out in 1976 was a legend but the IBM System /36s and /38s were no slouches. Big Blue morphed those successful servers into its VAX killer, the AS/400 in 1988 and by 1994, 250,000 of them had been sold. DEC eventually tried to counter with its Alpha chip -based line of advanced servers but by the early 1990's Ken Olsen's engineering company was in trouble.
Still basking in the glow of its overly hyped iPhone launch, Apple plans to launch a cheaper version of much-sought after devices in the fourth quarter.