The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is set to launch "systematic" scrutiny of U.S. plants, where there's nearly 100 tons of spent radioactive fuel.
The US National Security Agency placed malicious software on more than 50,000 computer networks around the world, says a report based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden.
A well-timed report from the Union of Concerned Scientists highlights safety incidents at U.S. plants in 2010 and gives the NRC mixed grades on its responses.
CNET takes a trip to Nokia's U.S. headquarters to get a glimpse at the future of smartphones, as imagined by the Nokia Research Center.
The Aroma NutriWare Rice Cooker uses a saute function to help develop flavor. The countertop appliance can also steam food.
Nissan opened its sixth worldwide research center in Sunnyvale, California, where it will research autonomous and connected car technologies.
The NRC exists to police, not promote, the domestic nuclear industry--but diplomatic cables show that it is sometimes used as a sales tool to help push American technology to foreign governments.
Anxiety over Japan's damaged nuclear plant increases as top U.S. nuclear regulator calls situation worse than reported by Japanese government and says "extremely high" radiation levels could hamper containment efforts.
But no nuclear renaissance appears to be imminent, despite the go-ahead to build and operate two new reactors in Georgia.
Nuclear power plants in the U.S. are due for upgrades to guard against natural disasters. Will they come fast enough to satisfy a new generation of nuke critics?