Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests. Governors in 16 states are unveiling a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project they hope will encourage economic development across the West while protecting the region's environmental treasures. The tech industry's Alliance for Wireless Power is going where no charging technology has gone before. The alliance has debuted a brand, Rezence, to serve as the official name for its wireless power technology. Once optimistically called the comet of the century, Comet ISON is dead, the victim of a way-too-close brush with the sun. It was barely a year old. Astronomers had hoped it would survive. The 15-year search for a pill that boosts sexual desire in women has hit another pharmaceutical roadblock, raising questions about the future of efforts to develop a female equivalent to Viagra.
NSA Chief on Spying: There's No Other Way Gen. Keith Alexander, the NSA chief, says he knows of no better way his agency can help protect the U.S. from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect billions of phone and Internet records.
Dell Targets Educational Market with a Chromebook The latest in a string of PC manufacturers to bring a Google Chromebook to the market is Dell. The company's Chromebook 11 is aimed at students and teachers, and will only be available to schools.
HP Updates ConvergedSystems for Data Centers Updated ConvergedSystems and Converged Storage for virtualization, cloud and big data from HP offer faster implementation and lower costs for the next-gen data centers, the company says.
A New Brand Name Powers Wireless Charging The tech industry's Alliance for Wireless Power is going where no charging technology has gone before. The alliance has debuted a brand, Rezence, to serve as the official name for its wireless power technology.