The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
NASA's Kepler space telescope, launched in 2009 to search for Earth-like planets, is now spinning uncontrollably in space.
By Sharon Gaudin | 15 May, 2013 21:57
NASA ground engineers and astronauts aboard the International Space Station are working together to fix an ammonia leak on the station.
By Sharon Gaudin | 10 May, 2013 10:45
A spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today downplayed the significance of a recent incident of unauthorized access to a database containing potentially sensitive information on thousands of high hazard dams across the country.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 02 May, 2013 20:17
Following the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon, investigators mounted a massive investigation that includes close scrutiny of digital photos and videos taken about the time of the blasts from citizen smartphones and area surveillance cameras.
By Matt Hamblen | 16 April, 2013 15:17
President Barack Obama's federal budget, released Wednesday, calls for increases in federal research and development spending. The overall spending increase, though shows a decline when adjusted for inflation.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 10 April, 2013 20:01
The Planck space mission has given scientists new information about the age, content and origin of the universe.
By Sharon Gaudin | 21 March, 2013 17:21
The federal government's automatic budget cuts, due to begin Friday, may accelerate cost savings measures already in place. But there will be damage to IT spending, and a period of uncertainty as the government reacts to the cuts.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 01 March, 2013 11:08
Chicago this month disclosed that it plans to use Microsoft's cloud services to deliver email and desktop applications to some 30,000 employees, part of a significant effort to improve the city's IT operations.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 14 January, 2013 11:04