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Found after 108 years: Message in a bottle set afloat for science

It took over a century for a long-lost message in a bottle to wash up on shore, and it may be the oldest ever found. There was even a reward involved.

By August 24, 2015


Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015


It's 2014. Why is my battery stuck in the '90s?

The devices we all rely on continue to evolve radically. So why has the battery industry failed? Here's how you can take charge.

By December 2, 2014


IBM, Nvidia land $325M supercomputer deal

US Energy Department funds two huge machines that combine IBM and Nvidia chips with Mellanox networking. A further $100 million goes toward making faster next-gen supercomputers.

By November 14, 2014


Google unveils Nexus 9 tablet, Nexus 6 phone and -- surprise -- an Android TV player

The products will serve as the showcase devices for the latest version of Android, Lollipop, until now nicknamed Android "L."

By October 15, 2014


Google to release Android L Preview on Thursday

Eager beavers can try a preview version of Google's next mobile operating system as Google tries harder to court developers.

By June 25, 2014


Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science

The famed astrophysicist says there's a reason some chemical elements are named for places in the US -- and that we don't have to leave those glory days in the past.

By June 20, 2014


SuVolta emerges with low-power chip technology

Now out of stealth mode, the start-up aims to license its PowerShrink manufacturing technology to semiconductor companies. First to sign up: Fujitsu.

By June 6, 2011


Vimeo videos go fine art at Volta N.Y.

editor's notebook Artsy YouTube rival serves up program of short films, including some dazzling digital animations, as part of international art fair.

By March 5, 2011


Nvidia CEO unveils next two gens of Tegra, dubbed Logan, Parker

Jen-Hsun Huang says the company's mobile chip will show 100-times improvement from the first generation to the fifth.

By March 19, 2013