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.
Can Big Data Trump Doping In Sports?
Massive amounts of data, along with Hadoop and visualization tools, helped the U.S. women's cycling team earn silver at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
IT Visionary James Martin Dies
British-born philanthropist and author of more than 100 books on computers, technology and society was a visionary who some say predicted the Internet.
How To Hack Facebook In 60 Seconds
Facebook rewards U.K. researcher with $20,000 for discovering a mobile device confirmation bug that could be used to take control of any Facebook account.
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.
Splunk Spawns Hunk Hadoop Tool
Splunk brings its analytic know-how to the multi-structured data living in HDFS with Hunk, a new stand-alone system aimed at Hadoop users.