When NASA showed off its D-Wave 2X quantum computer on Tuesday, engineers were keen to talk about the computer's capabilities but less so about security measures that might be in place to stop hackers.
Over the years Yahoo has had its ups and downs and been criticized for falling behind the times -- but it remains in business, and one of the few web pioneers to successfully avoid bankruptcy or acquisition.
In an experiment, a quantum computer outperformed a conventional machine by 100 million times.
There's a lot of confusion while the FAA works to come up with long-term regulations
Autopilot systems in cars are asking drivers to pay attention while not actually doing anything. Researchers say that's unrealistic and might create a new type of accident, but roads won't necessarily be less safe.
Toshiba, Fujitsu and Vaio are considering a merger of their laptop PC businesses, according to a Japanese media report.
Aiming to kill the thousands of germs that live on your smartphone and make some money from germophobes, Japan's Kyocera has developed a phone that can be washed with regular hand soap.
The U.S. military's research division has kicked off a project to accelerate its design of custom chips, so the latest semiconductor technologies can be used more quickly in defense applications.
Apple is planning to introduce OLED screens to its iPhone, switching from current LCD technology to one that produces brighter, more vibrant and colorful images, according to a report.
Hilton Worldwide says it has identified and removed malware that targeted card payment systems at some of its hotels over a 17-week period from late 2014 to mid 2015.
Few people know that emoji were created by NTT DoCoMo in 1999 for its I-mode service, and many still exist that refer to Japanese food, culture, society and holidays. Here's the story behind some key emoji.
Google is succeeding in keeping high-altitude balloons aloft in the stratosphere for more than three months at a time -- a key goal in its ambitious Project Loon program to deliver Internet from the sky.
A drone industry group created by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop rules for drone registration is recommending the government apply just about the lightest touch possible.
A mandatory consumer drone registration system looks set to be in force before the end of the year after an industry task force delivered its proposals for the system on Saturday.
Scientists in Silicon Valley and Germany have kicked off a five-year project to create a particle accelerator that's the size of a shoebox -- a project that, if successful, could revolutionize scientific and medical research.