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Laser weapons: A distant target

Boeing and Northrop Grumman report progress in their work toward a tactical laser weapon for the Army, but don't look for it in the field anytime soon.

By August 23, 2008


Surround-sound technology explained

Revised textbook of Tomlinson Holman, a developer of Lucas' THX Sound, provides an in-depth overview of surround sound for recording professionals and home theater enthusiasts alike.

By July 10, 2008


Headphones turn ears into a battlefield

Rumbling EX2 earbuds will make your aural canals feel like they've been assaulted by heavy artillery.

By May 16, 2008


The fungus among us takes on depleted uranium

Scottish researchers use fungi to stabilize depleted uranium.

By May 8, 2008


Reality check for the Army's high-tech makeover

The U.S. government is spending $3.5 billion this year alone on the Future Combat Systems program, and there's no guarantee that the network at its core will ever see action.

By April 16, 2008


HP printers can't stop, won't stop

HP rolls out their newest artillery, mostly targeted at small-midsized businesses and mobile professionals.

By March 4, 2008


The transistor turns 60

Bell Labs scientists cracked a technical problem 60 years ago, and online-dating services are the result.

By December 5, 2007


Meebo Games: Shoot first, chat later

Meebo is adding games to its cross-platform IM service.

By November 20, 2007


Directed-energy weapons keep on truckin'

The defense sector is busy with work on solid-state lasers that could shoot artillery shells out of the sky.

By August 30, 2007


FBI remotely installs spyware to trace bomb threat

In what appears to be the first case of its kind, federal agents sent spyware called "CIPAV" to the owner of a MySpace account tied to e-mail bomb threats against a high school.

By July 18, 2007