Early Tuesday, the world's most established exchange for Bitcoin disappeared from the Internet, sending the price of the virtual currency tumbling and prompting fears that the world's biggest experiment in electronic cash could soon be strangled by fraud or regulation.
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen, Google's ideas director, announce New Digital Age grants for groups or individuals that use technology to solve problems. Schmidt and Cohen also discuss the future of technology.
Google's Project Tango is an exploration into giving mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion.
The Rinspeed XchangE concept car explores all that might be possible to do in a car once you no longer have to drive it yourself.
Rumors have been swirling since news broke this week of a possible meeting between Apple's top executive for acquisitions and the CEO of electric car maker Tesla. With $158.8 billion in cash on its balance sheet, Apple certainly has the money to buy Tesla, which has a market cap of about $24 billion.
Nike will introduce self-tying "power laces," as worn by Marty McFly in Back to the Future Part II. In the 1989 movie, the power laces became a reality in 2015. Sure enough, next year is when Nike will unveil the laces, confirmed Nike designer Tinker Hatfield.
Wearable technologies are a hot trend. At the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) this past January, there was no shortage of high-tech watches, glasses, and hats for entertainment and fitness applications. But can wearables make the transition from recreation to business?
It feels so strongly about using the material that it’s building a factory in Mesa, AZ and signed a development and supply contract with crystal materials manufacturing specialist, GT Advanced Technologies, to make sapphire material exclusively to Apple for consumer electronics.
The Cadillac ELR is a plug-in that also has a gasoline engine to extend its distance. The car has excellent suspension, decent acceleration, but the $76,000 price tag is a lot for a two-door Cadillac.
Scientists say they've taken a key step toward harnessing nuclear fusion as a new way to generate power, an idea that has been pursued for decades. They are still a long way from that goal. The amount of energy they got out of their experimental apparatus was minuscule compared to what they put into it.
Inventors say robots could soon replace people at grocery stores, airports, and sports stadiums. Lucy McDonald came face to face with one in Southwest England.
North Dakota is home to the military's Predator drone and is one of six FAA approved test sites for unmanned aircraft systems.
Although social engineering often ultimately leads to cyber attacks, it may not start out that way. It may start with someone pretending to be a customer or the CEO’s friend, telephoning your company and tricking someone into giving out information they should not be divulging.
New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company must figure out how to thrive in a mobile and cloud based world.
New features like charging ports and crash-tested passenger dividers makes the new "Taxi of Tomorrow" a safer and more tech-savvy way to get around NYC.
The search giant has been on a robotics buying spree — most likely because they have the data robots need to function.
Apple reshaped technology and society when Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone seven years ago. Now, the trend-setting company is losing ground to rivals that offer what Apple has stubbornly refused to make: smartphones with lower prices and larger screens than the iPhone.
The Kia GT4 Stinger, Toyota FT-1, Audi Allroad Shooting Brake, and the VW Dune concept cars stirred up a lot of buzz at the Detroit Auto Show.
The costs and challenges associated with electronic asset failures are significant. To better understand these issues, Innovolt Inc. sponsored a survey of executives from several industries that are particularly dependent upon the reliability, performance, and lifespan of sensitive electronic equipment.
Ford's aluminum-clad F-150 shows us that automakers are figuring out how to improve fuel economy and still give Americans the big vehicles they want. Porsche's 911 Targa and pocket rockets from Volkswagen and Subaru demonstrate that buyers still love performance cars, no matter what their budget.
In an electronics market that has seen relatively flat performance over the last several years, there continue to be a number of areas where distributors can differentiate and find growth. One of the ongoing challenges within the market is the rapidity of demand swings, increasing frequency of orders and diminishing average order sizes.
Last year, there were only a handful of 3-D printing companies at the gadget show. This year, there were thirty, and the organizers had to turn others away because they couldn't fit them in. The 3-D printing area of the show floor drew dense crowds that gawked at the printers and their creations, which ranged from toys to tea cups to iPhone cases.
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas highlights the latest in smart car technology including self-driving, solar powered capabilities. CNET's Sumi Das looks at the future of cars.
In the least populated county in the least populated state, old Ford and Chevy pickup trucks roam — and rule — the roads. Finding a Tesla, the sleek and pricey all-electric car, around these ranching towns is about as likely as spotting the mythical jackalope.
The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show gets underway this week with small, wearable computers, innovative robotics, and smart devices. Sumi Das previews some of the newest tech.