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Buying Google Glass today? 7 things you should know

Not one of the approximately 8,000 Google Glass Explorers but wish you were? If so, today is the day pick up a pair, but there are a few things you should know.

By Sharon Gaudin | 16 April, 2014 02:15

Tags: Mobile/Wireless, Google, consumer electronics, Networking, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, wireless, Personal Technology, mobile

Rocket leak delays SpaceX resupply mission launch

A SpaceX cargo mission launch that had been scheduled for Monday afternoon has been scrubbed because of a helium leak on a rocket.

By Sharon Gaudin | 15 April, 2014 07:30

Tags: NASA, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, SpaceX

Sorry, Facebook, Google snatches up drone maker

Google, which has been looking for new ways to deliver Internet connectivity, has acquired Titan Aerospace, a New Mexico-based company known for making solar-powered drones.

By Sharon Gaudin | 15 April, 2014 06:13

Tags: Google, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, computerworld, internet, government, Facebook, Government/Industries

As pings go silent, Robotic sub joins search for Malaysian jet

Failing to hear any further pings from the missing Malaysian airliner, searchers today began using an autonomous underwater torpedo-shaped robot.

By Sharon Gaudin | 15 April, 2014 04:18

Tags: hardware, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, government, Government/Industries

Google Glass to go on sale for one day next week

If you've been waiting impatiently to get a pair of Google Glass, mark your calendar and grab your checkbook.

By Sharon Gaudin | 11 April, 2014 09:39

Tags: Google, consumer electronics, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, Personal Technology

What you need to do about Heartbleed

The Heartbleed bug has affected about two-thirds of the world's websites, meaning virtually everyone should be taking steps to protect themselves now.

By Sharon Gaudin | 11 April, 2014 06:35

Tags: Cybercrime and Hacking, security, Malware and Vulnerabilities

Torpedo-shaped robot joins search for missing Malaysian flight

As the hunt for missing Malaysian flight 370 narrows, searchers are preparing to use the Bluefin 21, a 16-foot-long autonomous robot, to look for wreckage beneath the ocean's surface.

By Sharon Gaudin | 10 April, 2014 00:40

Tags: cnn, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, U.S. Navy, Bloomberg

Google pushes I/O registration deadline back to April 15

If you thought you'd spend part of today signing up to attend this year's Google I/O, think again.

By Sharon Gaudin | 09 April, 2014 01:08

Tags: App Development, Google, Internet Search, internet, search engines

Building your own rocket or robot? NASA has code for you

Ever wish you could get your hands on the software that NASA used to launch its Apollo lunar missions or to get robots working on Mars? If so, NASA has something for you.

By Sharon Gaudin | 09 April, 2014 00:56

Tags: App Development, NASA, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, government, Government/Industries

Google looks to push Glass into the enterprise

Google is looking to push its wearable computer Glass into the enterprise.

By Sharon Gaudin | 09 April, 2014 00:05

Tags: Google, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, Capita

To the moon! NASA finds water, suspects life on Saturn moon

NASA has announced that its Cassini spacecraft and Deep Space Network have found evidence pointing to an underground ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus. And if there's water, there could be life.

By Sharon Gaudin | 05 April, 2014 04:59

Tags: NASA, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, three

Google gets practice flying its high-altitude balloons in Project Loon

Google, which has been testing balloon-powered Internet access in underdeveloped area, said one of its balloons circled the Earth in 22 days.

By Sharon Gaudin | 05 April, 2014 04:53

Tags: wireless networking, Google, Networking, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, wireless, internet

Scientists battle cancer with nanoballoons and lasers

Scientists are working with nanoballoons that are popped by lasers to target chemotherapy treatments directly at cancerous tumors.

By Sharon Gaudin | 04 April, 2014 06:52

Tags: 3M, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, healthcare IT

NASA severs most of its Russian ties

NASA announced late Wednesday that because of continuing tensions with the Russian government, it is scaling back work with Russia's space agency.

By Sharon Gaudin | 03 April, 2014 21:39

Tags: NASA, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, computerworld

Testing life on Mars but here on Earth

A six-astronaut crew has begun a four-month "mission" in remote area of Hawaii to investigate how they would interact and survive long-duration space exploration, such as a trip to Mars.

By Sharon Gaudin | 03 April, 2014 07:59

Tags: University of Hawaii, NASA, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, government, Government/Industries

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