NASA's Next 5 Missions, Explored
From a spacecraft that captures asteroids to a telescope that reveals details of the universe, NASA's upcoming missions will break ground in space science and technology.
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.
Tech Companies Embrace Marriage Equality
For Google, Apple, Microsoft and a growing number of companies, supporting social issues like gay marriage strengthens employee relations, recruiting and overall business success.
NASA Names New CIO
Larry Sweet led IT programs for NASA's Johnson Space Center, where he served as CIO since 2007.
Network Rail Wins IT Project Award
Corporate IT Forum singles out members' best tech projects in annual "Real Tech" awards ceremony. Other winning projects: London's subway Wi-Fi and a plumber's app.
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.
Defending NSA Prism's Big Data Tools
The more you know about NSA's Accumulo system and graph analysis, the less likely you are to suspect Prism is a privacy-invading fishing expedition.
From Mars To Big Data
MIT scientists apply methodologies from Mars mission designs to help marketers manage big data streams.