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Technology

DENVER — A plastic used in filters and tubing has an unusual trait: It can produce electricity when pulled or pressed. This ability has...

An innovative new plan to bring agriculture to an urban setting will transform an industrial section of New Jersey's largest city into "vertical farmland",...

By Alex Villarreal U.S. President Barack Obama is calling for new cybersecurity legislation to promote greater information sharing between the government and private companies. Speaking Tuesday...

  If you’re sitting in a coffee shop, tapping away on your laptop, feeling safe from hackers because you didn’t connect to the shop’s wifi,...

Professor Shanhui Fan (center) with graduate students Aaswath Raman (left) and Eden Rephaeli (right). Credit: Norbert von der Groeben By Jessica Berman Researchers have invented a material...

By Doug Bernard WASHINGTON— When Cubans learned of their government’s new relationship with the United States last week, it’s likely almost none of them read...

From videos to banking to online shopping, digital was top of a lot of marketers' and consumers' minds this year. To wrap up 2014,...

A new spacecraft that is intended to take U.S. astronauts back to the moon and beyond has blasted off on a test flight. The Orion...

PARIS— In a trend reversal, African technology has migrated to Europe with the launch in Romania of Kenya’s popular M-Pesa mobile money transfer system. Mobile payments have changed the way many Africans — and the humanitarian community — do business. It remains to be seen, though, whether it will enjoy the same success in Europe.

The US government has declared it wants to stop being in charge of how the internet is run. The US Commerce Department has announced its...