Britain is offering 10 million pounds (almost $17 million) to whoever can solve one of humanity's biggest scientific challenges — once the public has decided what it is.
In product design and manufacturing environments, we assume decisions are based on facts and technical details. But, perhaps not always. Sometimes, it could be the wrong time of day to make one more good decision.
Two of the world's largest technology giants have reached an agreement to settle all of their lawsuits against each other regarding smartphone patents.
Finding innovative ways to share, reuse and collaborate on R&D is a key part of the parent-subsidiary relationship. This is especially true for U.S. manufacturers.
Google's self-driving car makes strides. One technology reporter got a chance to ride in the car and says it drives quite conservatively.
The latest release of Google Glass comes a month after a one-day sale gave U.S. residents their first chance to buy the hottest accessory in geek fashion.
From in-dash systems and larger touchscreens in the center consoles, car makers are increasing driver connectivity in their vehicles. Here's a look at some of the car technology happening right now.
Diplomats urged the adoption of new international laws Tuesday that could govern the use of "killer robots" if the technology becomes reality someday.
This episode of Engineering Newswire looks at 3D printed tattoos, rescuing a 36-year-old satellite and flying an experimental electric aircraft.
The House voted Friday to make permanent a tax credit that rewards businesses for investing in research and development, adding $156 billion to the budget deficit over the next decade.
Car manufacturers like Nissan and Land Rover are looking at ways to make your car safer using cutting-edge camera technology to eliminate blind spots.
By 2020, personal robots ranging between $1,500 and $4,500 could enter our lives, technologies such as 3D printing could likely generate revenue of $7.1 billion by 2020, and we will witness the emergence of new business models.
Catching design errors before committing to a production run can yield big savings, but there’s another benefit to using 3D printing at this early stage.
Each additive manufacturing process is simply a different tool in the toolbox. Our goal is to help guide you through the technology options so that you can feel more confident and educated as you make your technology decisions.
If you're one of millions of car owner across the country who like a nice shiny car but hate what it takes to keep it that way... then wait til you see what Nissan is testing.
A new report explores the scientific breakthroughs discovered by USDA researchers. Innovations range from flour made out of chardonnay grape seeds that prevents weight gain to antimicrobial packets that keep food from spoiling.
An Israeli company has developed a technology that allows wheelchairs and bicycles to travel more comfortably over bumps and down stairs.
The leader of the tech giant's driverless car project wrote in a blog post Monday that test vehicles are becoming far more adept at city driving. They already can comfortably handle freeways.
The survey results tell the suspected tale that engineers feel underpaid and overworked, but perhaps more importantly engineers feel qualified to engineer.
Google X is the top-secret lab where the company strives for world-changing innovation. It's been completely off limits to journalists until now.
The U.S. military hopes its new robot, Atlas, can one day take on missions deemed too dangerous for humans. But Pentagon researchers are still learning how hard it is to get the technology to perform even the simplest of tasks.
Nathan Myhrvold, CEO and Co-Founder of Intellectual Ventures and also Microsoft's first chief technology officer, is on a mission to keep America innovating, one patent at a time.
After his 6-year-old grandson was killed in the Sandy Hook massacre, Carmen Lobis is crowdfunding and applying for a Silicon Valley grant to build potentially life-saving gun technology.
The new McLaren 650S has a top speed of 207 mph and can go 0-60 in under 3 seconds. It cranks out 641 horsepower from its small 3.8 liter turbo-charged V8 engine — that's more power than the 12C.