Japan's giant construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has announced that it plans to build an elevator into space by the year 2050.
A study by industry data and consulting firm IHS predicts that, by 2050, nearly all road vehicles will be of the self-driving variety.
John La Grou, founder and CEO at Millennia Music & Media Systems, forecast how recorded sound will evolve over the coming decades.
As the Formula One season ends, a new series takes its place -- but instead of internal combustion engines, these new cars pack lithium-ion batteries and motors that sound like TIE Fighters.
Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.
Samsung squeezes in another camera in the $150 gap between its just-released NX1100 and NX300, emphasizing the touch-screen and wireless experience.
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The discovery of water vapor in the atmosphere of the planet opens up more understanding about planet formation and the possibility of life outside our solar system.
If you're planning on travelling across Europe and North America and plan on driving, the 35-map World edition of the Go Live 2050 is possibly the GPS bargain of the year. If not, there are better specified and better value sat nav units on the market.
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Forget FIFA -- the real World Cup has just finished in Brazil and a team of robots from Australia has taken out the top prize.
The France-based aircraft maker believes there's a place in the market, not just the R&D lab, for the battery-powered two-seater it showed at the Farnborough airshow.