New research estimates that there are currently more than 3 trillion trees on Earth, but CNET's Eric Mack ran the numbers and found a shocking number are going up in smoke.
Using technology called carbon nanotubes, Big Blue takes a significant step on a years-long path to secure the computing industry's future as today's chipmaking technologies run out of steam.
Speaking at a conference in San Francisco, the social-networking giant's CEO says VR will eventually become a normal part of life, in the same way mobile devices have.
For decades, physicists thought the hard-to-detect fundamental particles were massless. Not so, Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald discovered, opening new research into the universe's past and present.
Thursday marks the 10-year anniversary of the revival of the BBC's long-running series "Doctor Who." Watch one fan's awesome tribute to everyone's favorite timey wimey Time Lord.
"2001" author Arthur C. Clarke brought us some frightening visions of the future that have yet to come to pass. But he also nailed an awful lot about 21st-century life.
Technically Incorrect: Asked which technology won't exist in 2025, Satya Nadella crushes romantics and nostalgics.
Photos from orbit show the plucky probe landed right where it was supposed to.
The software industry powerhouse previews a new tool to ensure it has a place with the designers and developers who build software that's not just for PCs.
Company reportedly promises do-it-yourself headset kits to programmers at an upcoming Russian hackathon, to nudge them into testing ideas for virtual-reality apps.