| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown has made it no secret that he wants California colleges to ramp up online education as a way to increase access and reduce costs.
He emphasized the point recently when he named a Cal State Northridge computer science professor to the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:06 PM
For scientists building devices that would allow the paralyzed to interact with their environment (as well as those wishing to understand the workings of the brain), it's important to understand that using two virtual arms is a more complex proposition...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:53 PM
NEW YORK — Ari Rubenstein, a "Star Trek" fan who counts physics as a hobby, wants to boldly go where Wall Street has never gone before: the speed of light.
Rubenstein heads Strike Technologies, a New York company that's part of a budding cottage...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Just as victory has many fathers, great events often have many birthdays. We choose Oct. 29, 1969, as Day One of the Internet (which would make it 44 years old today) for a good reason. That was when the very first message moved between the first two...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Grace Hopper, known as "the first lady of software," is celebrated for her computer genius, with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 107th birthday.
The doodle would have been deeply appreciated by Grace Murray Hopper. She rose through the naval...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:28 AM
If you've ever wanted to learn how to write computer software, you can now sign up for a free one-hour class at your local Apple Store.
The tech giant will be holding introductory computer science classes at its retail stores Wednesday as part of a...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:14 AM
A University of Southern California professor and colleagues from Stanford and Harvard universities were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for their pioneering use of computer modeling programs to help predict complex chemical reactions....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:30 AM
On a recent Tuesday, the leader of the French Toast Mafia looked harmless. She wore a lime-green shirt featuring Carlton from "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and her mafia "thugs" were 17 smiling high schoolers in slacks and black polos.
But she does want...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Move over C3PO, Cornell University computer science geeks have created a robot that can tell if you want a beer and pour it for you. Barristas also may want to wake up and smell the coffee too. This robot can guess whether students are hankering for...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:38 AM
The Motion Picture Assn. of America Inc., the trade group representing the major studios, has hired two new executives to head up its technology efforts.
John McCoskey, a former chief technology officer at PBS, joins the MPAA as executive vice...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:35 PM
One of the best student science projects in all of Los Angeles County’s nearly fell victim to a palm tree....