Luis von Ahn wants to translate the internet into every major language, and he wants to do it for free.
A new cell phone application limits distracted driving by prohibiting the ability to text or email when the device is traveling.
Danny Hillis outlines an intriguing theory of how and why technological change seems to be accelerating, in 1994.
We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards?
Politicians have called on companies to create manufacturing jobs, but beyond the political rhetoric, there isn't much of a well-defined plan to create them.
Yamaha's European engineering and design team have created two new premium quality Genuine top cases.
British inventor Richard Brown has built a unique jet engine-powered motorbike, which he plans to drive at more than 440 mph to break the world land speed record.
The UK government is encouraging young entrepreneurs to start their own business and create jobs for the next generation.
Backed by government funding, South Korean scientists have developed new cell-phone technology designed to diagnose disease.
The Super Bowl ads were the co-stars of the show, with car companies as the lead players.
The CEO of Motorola Mobility says new Google apps may be what helps Motorola close the gap between its tablets and Apple's iPad.
A California company has come up with a nano-coating it says will protect your phone from water damage.
Questions are beginning to be raised about the factories where Apple products are manufactured.
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A team of international scientists has invented a magnetic soap that could revolutionize the clean-up of dangerous oil spills. It's the first cleaning surfactant that responds to magnets. The team, led by Bristol University Professor of Chemistry Julian Eastoe, created a liquid soap containing iron atoms which help form tiny particles.
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month was a forum not just for big manufacturers of televisions and computers but also for small companies with innovative products to sell. In the so-called Eureka Park section of the show, several of these up-and-coming companies showed off their wares.
Harnessing the technology inside smartphones, a new range of app-related toys providing a new way to play are on display at the British toy Fair. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.
The dance of the dung beetle provides clues to navigation and could lead to more sophisticated light-weight robots in the future. The beetles, which are found on all continents except Antarctica, feed on feces but scientists are less interested in what they eat than how they move their dinner from one place to another.
Facebook is preparing to raise $5 billion in an IPO, about half of what some had expected according to IFR. But Reuters Tech Editor Peter Lauria says that final number could change. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.