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.
As oceans become overfished, polluted, and warmer, the X Prize foundation is looking to the public to come up with ideas for three new challenges to pose to the world's top innovators.
The $2 million challenge tasks competitors with accurately measuring ocean acidification, a step toward improving the health of our seas and inspiring new market-based uses of the oceans.
Winning apps are eligible for prizes that range between $50,000 and $200,000, as the two companies attempt to spur development in their upstart operating system.
The queen of England will award the trophies Wednesday for a new million-pound prize to encourage engineering to Tim Berners-Lee, Robert Kahn, Vint Cerf, Marc Andreessen, and Louis Pouzin.
The first QEPrize will go to Andreessen along with Louis Pouzin, Robert Kahn, Vinton Cert, and Tim Berners-Lee for ground-breaking work that led to the Internet and World Wide Web.
Developers, Netflix wants you to come up with new ways to improve the video service's features, usability, quality, reliability, and security.
Backed by tech luminaries, the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, a $3 million reward, is being presented to 11 different scientists for their efforts to cure diseases.
The relatively affordable JVC DLA-X35 produces videophile-grade images with very few compromises.
We venture into the Dragons' Den with James Caan, and discuss the week's technology news and reviews, from the Nokia N9 to Facebook shootouts and alien invasions.