Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.
Swooping in almost at the last second to win the "holy grail" issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book in the world.
Director J.J. Abrams tweets a thank-you to fans who raised millions, and gives another clue from the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII."
Nearly $4 million in prize money between Pwnium and Pwn2Own drives more attention than ever to the two hacking contests, as Google crosses the $3 million security award mark.
The Little Box Challenge is designed to shrink the size of power inverters, devices used in solar panels and electric cars. It's part of Google's effort to improve its green-tech image.
Against the scenic backdrop of Northern California's Mount Tam, the search giant unveils its latest effort to stitch together a comprehensive view of the world.
It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.
Doors open at Apple stores across the globe as the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit the shelves.
With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.
Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Team Part-Time Scientists recently explored a simulated lunar surface in Bremen, Germany.