An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate strategies seem worlds apart.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers are going all in, pitting a computer program against some of the world's best professional poker players.
A Vegas-style nightclub with high-tech light and sound, video screens and several stages has become San Francisco's hottest venue for classical music.
Apple says some customers will be getting the new Apple Watch sooner than expected.
Facebook unveiled a new voice-calling app for Android phones on Wednesday, the same day that its WhatsApp messaging service introduced voice-calling for iOS devices.
This isn't your grandparents' "Beat the Clock." Inside a soundstage at YouTube Space LA, a high-tech production facility operated by the streaming video site, a couple of YouTube stars have been outfitted with helmets and jockstraps affixed with long hooks.
A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record.
Japan's space agency is considering an unmanned mission to the moon by 2018 or early 2019, part of an effort to beef up aerospace technology and keep pace with China and other emerging powers.
The site that sells everything from toilet paper to toys can now send you on a romantic getaway.
United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.
The hugely popular game "Angry Birds" is showing Earth Day some love this year.
Under pressure from an expanding number of cheaper online video services, the long-dominant bundle of channels offered by cable companies is becoming a bit more flexible.
Netflix is enthralling viewers and investors alike as popular original programming such as "House of Cards" lure subscribers at a quickening pace.
Yahoo and Microsoft will keep working together on search, but Yahoo is getting more control over the how its search page looks and works.
Remember those declarations that teens are done with Facebook? Think again.
The publisher of "Guitar Hero" is readying a comeback tour.
Weak demand for desktop computers caused PC sales to plunge again in the first quarter of this year, reflecting the industry's ongoing struggles with the shift to smartphones, tablets and other mobile gadgets.
The body that regulates Internet addresses is checking to see if it can crack down on a Canadian company accused of using the new ".sucks" domain name to extract exorbitant sums from celebrities and companies seeking to protect their public brands.
When Samsung dubbed development of its latest smartphones "Project Zero," it was sounding a note of desperation as sales tumbled and it lost pole position in the crucial Chinese market to rivals Xiaomi and Apple.
Apple Watch comes with a choice of watch case, band and size — there are 54 possible configurations in all.
The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday that it will give Argonne National Laboratory $200 million to make the Chicago-area home to a high-performance supercomputer that is five to seven times faster than current top supercomputers.
Ransomware is one of the fastest-growing forms of hacking, cybersecurity experts say. Anyone from a home computer user to a Fortune 500 company can be infected. It can also attack smartphones.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors is going after mainstream luxury car buyers by adding all-wheel-drive and more range and power to the base version of its only model.
An increasing number of students from Michigan's most financially strapped urban school districts, including Detroit and Flint, are joining robotics teams because local universities are making space and materials available at no charge.
The new YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with unfair and deceptive advertising and should be investigated, a group of consumer advocates told the Federal Trade Commission in a letter Tuesday.
Streaming entertainment service M-GO says it acquired the digital distribution rights to all six episodes of the Star Wars series and will start selling them on Friday. It has already begun taking pre-orders.
A growing number of schools, government buildings, nature centers and homes have switched from fossil fuels to renewable wood heat in Northern states to save money and support the local forestry economy.
An Idaho company says it has created an app that can help diagnose children who have autism.
Cord-nevers, you're in luck. No more need to beg, borrow or steal your parents' cable password to keep up with each episode of "Mad Men" or "Game of Thrones." When the hit shows return in the next few days, they will be available for streaming online with no cable or satellite subscription.
An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Google CEO Larry Page and fellow co-founder Sergey Brin retain control of the Internet's most profitable company could cost Google more than half a billion dollars.
Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms.
HTC's flagship One phone has a lot going for it — except for strong sales.