Storing nuclear waste underground at Yucca Mountain for 100,000 years is a terrible idea. A better approach may be to buy some time–until new containment technologies mature.
Nokia is testing a new antenna that could send a narrow beam to a cell phone, improving next-generation cellular service.
By fine-tuning its software and hardware, IBM has boosted the speed of a supercomputer by nearly 600 percent.
An open-source identity management system could change the way we share personal information over the Internet.
Advances in biotech present dark possibilities and an editor’s dilemma.
Europeans are rethinking the merits of nuclear energy and whether to build new plants, says energy executive Lars Josefsson.
Amazon wants to employ people to do menial Web tasks that computers can’t handle.
Napster 2.0’s music subscription service is floundering – and the company puts the blame on Microsoft.