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.
The CNET News team ventured out this summer to see how the world's innovation hot spots compared with the San Francisco Bay Area. Here's what we learned during Road Trip 2015.
Investors hope the Cité de l'Objet Connecté in France will become a hub for designing and building new networked devices. French government agencies are chipping in some initial funding.
Two distant black holes will smash into each other, releasing more energy than 100 quintillion Earths full of TNT, and new research has just moved up the timeline for the explosion.
Pluto revealed to be "surprisingly Earth-like" in photos newly arrived from the New Horizons probe.
The PC isn't dead, but, as computer makers Asus and Acer are discovering, it's increasingly unprofitable.
An expansion of the Internet Essentials program will offer cheap broadband to students who qualify for federal education grants. It's being tested in Colorado and Illinois.
For years, most Israeli startup founders defined success as a quick sale to a bigger company. Now, they see a chance to build a lasting business.
A mind-controlled prosthetic hand created by DARPA has now allowed a paralysed patient to feel physical sensations.
Plumes of scalding rock in the Earth's mantle are found to come from two gigantic blobs of hot rock deep inside our planet, thanks to an innovative simulation technique.