A group of high-altitude balloon enthusiasts from Stanford successfully captured what they think is the first-ever photo of a balloon, the horizon, and space -- from above. And they were under budget. CNET was on hand to see how it worked.
Teams from around the world will send balloons up to 100,000 feet or more, testing the limits of the creativity, and their engineering ingenuity.
That boomerang-shaped aircraft you see -- eventually -- will be flying high to bring the Web down to earth where Internet access is hard to come by.
The executive chairman says that reports of Glass' death have been greatly exaggerated and that the tech remains "a big and very fundamental platform for Google."
While mobile-app developers are concentrating their efforts on supporting Apple's and Google's mobile operating systems, one group hopes to make the Web a place for apps too.
BeeRotor is the first aerial robot that can fly over uneven terrain using visual input to stabilise -- not an accelerometer.
Facebook's CEO downplays Google's drone and balloon ideas for broadening Net access, saying it's the carriers that are doing the lion's share of the work to connect the world's billions.
From the James Bond jet belt to a "Jetsons"-inspired "motorbike in the sky," one New Zealand company is bringing the dream of jetpack travel to reality -- and thanks to a significant new investment, it could be here sooner than you think.
If you live in Pittsburgh and think you saw a massive fireball in the sky Tuesday morning, you're not going crazy. A 2-foot-diameter meteor entered the Earth's atmosphere and gave quite the show.
Long fingerlike tendrils poked out from the part of the Red Planet known as the "Martian limb" and astronomers are scratching their heads over the cause.