When Vivek Kundra, the federal chief information officer, describes how the government has gone about spending money on information technology in the past, images of infamous $200 government hammers and ashtrays can easily spring to mind.
Despite the recession, one Boston-based company is creating new technology that could redefine the auto industry.
Question: I’d love to see a discussion on future growth in the American economy. As we’ve witnessed, the financial services sector clearly has a limits to what it can yield. What are the sectors that can keep America an economic…
According to a presidential review panel, the U.S. plan to return astronauts to the moon by 2020 will not happen without a big boost in NASA's budget.
ITN correspondent Julian Rush reports on how the science of carbon dating is being used to combat the illegal global ivory trade.
Salon.com co-founder Scott Rosenberg details blogging's short history in his latest book, "Say Everything: How Blogging Began, What It's Becoming and Why It Matters."…
As the recession pushes more readers into cash-strapped libraries, some are turning to electronic books to satisfy their literary appetites. Ray Suarez looks at this nascent industry with two publishers.
Some businesses are beginning to embrace a technology called "cloud computing" -- storing data and programs on the Internet rather than on an individual company's computers. But critics worry about privacy issues. Spencer Michels reports.
At least 7 people were reported killed in Tehran during ongoing protests of last week's disputed presidential election as Iran's 12-person Guardian Council said it would begin a partial recount of votes. Los Angeles Times reporter Borzou Daragahi talks to…
In cities across the country, officials are faced with the task of getting renewable energy from the outskirts of town to the urban centers where demand is greatest. NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels reports from Los Angeles.
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