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.
Drone safety experts are considering a rating system for drones that would show what a particular craft could do and where it would be appropriate to fly it.
One of the leading manufacturers of consumer drones is loosening the control it has over whether the craft can take off in restricted areas, such as near airports.
An Egyptian company that launched North Korea's first 3G cellular network and built it up to 3 million subscribers says it's effectively lost control of the operator despite owning a majority stake.
The head of Google's experimental Wing drone delivery project says he wants the service to launch as soon as possible and is working with the government on trials that can be accomplished while regulations are being developed.
The Federal Aviation Administration hasn't revealed its plans for drone registration yet, but that hasn't stopped at least one company from trying to make a buck from confusion about the rules.
The biggest financial institutions in the U.S. are under renewed pressure to mandate the use of PINs with new chip-based payment cards.
Huawei's prototype smartphone battery was shown off in a pair of videos.
Researchers at Vanderbilt University have gained new insight into the nanoscale workings of lithium-ion batteries, a discovery that could speed the development of batteries that can be recharged in seconds.
Apple is in talks with major banks on an extension of its Apple Pay service that would allow person-to-person payments, according to a report.
It was always going to be big, but the day-long "Singles Day" promotion on Chinese online shopping site Alibaba on Wednesday smashed previous records, with millions of people participating and $14.3 billion worth of goods sold.
Volkswagen just hired an expert on car automation technology away from Apple, signaling its intention to become a serious player in the next-generation and self-driving car markets.