Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
Technically Incorrect: On a snowy trail in the woods, a bear meets a Swedish man -- and apparently meets its match.
At Liverpool's Sound City conference, record business insiders discuss the world's biggest music platform and its "big scary lawyers".
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say the star nicknamed Nasty 1 (Miss Jackson if...) doesn't behave like a typical star of its kind. Hence its bad-boy image and name.
Technically Incorrect: Chris Roberts, recently banned by United from all its flights after a tweet, allegedly commandeered a plane's controls. He denies it.
Disney Research has had a second go at creating a 3D printer capable of creating flexible objects made of soft fibres.
If you have the right strain of yeast and some sugar, whipping up drugs in your kitchen would be almost as easy as brewing a batch of beer.
A team uses 86 million public photos to create nearly 11,000 videos of landmark sites, pioneering a new field they call "time-lapse mining."
A 27-year-old call girl is sentenced to 6 years in jail after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a Google executive's death on his California yacht.
The airline says it will offer air miles as part of its new bug bounty program, but there are restrictions. Problems that affect onboard Wi-Fi, entertainment systems and avionics are off-limits.