In an unusual move, Google pulls in more Explorers at the Players Championship in Ponte Verde, Fla.
Lawrence Livermore National Lab scientists are exploring the use of 3D printing in manufacturing, including creating new raw materials.
Robots from universities and industry compete to replicate human tasks.
Now the owner of Boston Dynamics, Google rolls in to watch events at the DARPA Robotics Challenge.
An upcoming DARPA robot challenge is focused on developing robots to use tools, climb stairs, and drive cars.
Holiday e-commerce is expected to jump as much as 17 percent this year over 2012, and much of the action will come from mobile devices.
About one in five people around the globe use a social networking site at least once a month, and that number is expected to grow significantly over the next several years, according to eMarketer.
Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg said rumors that the social media company is falling out of favor with teenagers have been greatly exaggerated.
Google announced a number of enhancements to its social media platform Google+ and said the number of monthly active users on Google+ jumped from 390 million in May to 540 million users now.
With its acquisition of gesture-recognition company Flutter, Google may be looking to beef up Google Glass and its Android products while also looking to win over the hearts and minds of Apple iPhone users.