NASA's IRIS Mission Delayed
Power outage at Vandenberg Air Force Base prevented the 400-pound observatory from lifting off on Wednesday; plan is to launch Thursday.
NASA Names New CIO
Larry Sweet led IT programs for NASA's Johnson Space Center, where he served as CIO since 2007.
Why Schools Could Save Windows RT
Microsoft released the Surface RT to much fanfare last fall, but so far, customers have stayed away. Could heavy discounts for schools be the key Windows RT's path to redemption?
In-Q-Tel Bets On 3 Hot Technologies
Intelligence community's investment arm taps artificial intelligence company to turn data into narratives, also invests in flash storage and solar energy products.
Britain: The New 'Silicon Island'?
The U.K.'s recently launched Information Economy Strategy could take off, but it will require a skilled workforce and a strong infrastructure.
Should All High School Students Learn Programming?
Google, Microsoft, Oracle and other tech giants propose that computer science become a required proficiency in Massachusetts public schools to help address the technology labor shortage. Critics call this a kludgy solution.
LulzSec Hacker Ryan Cleary To Be Released
Release comes despite being convicted of possessing child porn images and serving only a portion of his sentence, leading hackers to suggest he's working with authorities.
NSA PRISM Creates Stir, But Appears Legal
Massive information-sharing program involves Google, Facebook and other technology heavyweights, top secret document details. But NSA looks to have acted inside the law.
Whitehall Spending Hawks Tout IT Savings
Tighter procurement rules have saved the British government £10 billion in the last three years through savvy purchasing of everything from IT to cellphone services.