GPS devices have become ubiquitous: Millions of drivers rely on them for directions.The government hopes to construct a new air traffic control system based on GPS navigation rather than use radar.They've also become an important tool in agriculture.But a multibillion-dollar proposal to provide broa
Long before the iPod, there was the Walkman. Then, the CD, the DVD and Blu-ray. Over the decades, Sony has contributed to or invented some of the most significant consumer products in the world.Of course, the company is also in the entertainment business.
A long-standing debate within the Obama administration over how to characterize the cyberthreat has complicated the U.S. effort to lay out a government-wide cybersecurity strategy.At issue is whether the nation faces the prospect of cyberwar and needs to prepare for it. The Pentagon says yes.
Intrepid and numb to fatigue, robots have come for human jobs before. Just ask fighter pilots, autoworkers and Wal-Mart checkout clerks.Now, in Asia at least, robots are encroaching on yet another occupation: waiting tables.The trend is official.
There are more than 280 million cellphone subscribers in the U.S., and many of those phones can record video. With so many cameras in pockets and purses, clashes between police and would-be videographers may be inevitable.Consider what happened to Khaliah Fitchette.
Private companies that manage the nation's "critical infrastructure" would be required under a new cybersecurity initiative announced Thursday by the White House to submit detailed plans showing how they can defend themselves against cyberattack.The proposal would apply to companies that provide ele