Association for Computing Machinery bestows its award on Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali for pioneering technology in Internet security.
Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.
The struggling handset maker combines its 44,000 patents and several key software projects into a single unit as it tries to develop new revenue streams.
Embattled email guru Ladar Levison updates the DefCon crowd on encrypted email project DarkMail and asks for help from the hacker faithful to get what may be his final email project done.
The newly released Chrome 37 Beta addresses a user request almost as old as Chrome itself, and is a step forward for Web security.
A painting by impressionist Claude Monet has been reproduced in full colour in the microscale, thanks to a new technique that allows a palette of 300 colours.
For the first time ever, the world's soccer governing body has permitted technology to help game officials detect whether the ball enters the goal.
The National Security Agency sent out a mysterious coded tweet Monday, which has since been deciphered.
Experts caution that the notorious security bug heralds "open season on open source" and will force changes in how open-source code gets vetted as secure.
The Linux Foundation's new Core Infrastructure Initiative creates a virtual Justice League of the biggest tech firms to ensure that open-source code gets the cryptographic scrutiny that it desperately needs.