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A look inside one of Amazon’s warehouses in Virginia

A look inside one of Amazon’s warehouses in Virginia

The giant Amazon warehouse in Chesterfield County is constantly bustling with activity.At about 1.2 million square feet — roughly the size of 28 football fields — the fulfillment center stores, packages and ships what Amazon ...

Trump issues order that appears to target China’s Huawei

Trump issues order that appears to target China’s Huawei

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday to help protect the United States against foreign adversaries that are taking advantage of technological vulnerabilities to threaten U.S. communications systems. The order, which declared a national emergency ...

Disney takes full control of Hulu

Disney takes full control of Hulu

Disney is taking full control of Hulu, extending the reach of its streaming abilities.Disney said Tuesday that it's taking operational control of the streaming service immediately.NBCUniversal owns 33% of Hulu right now. According to the ...

X Prize Foundation to develop wildfire-fighting prize

X Prize Foundation to develop wildfire-fighting prize

The X Prize Foundation is developing a contest for technology that can detect and extinguish wildfires before they grow too large.X Prize Foundation chairman Peter Diamandis (dia-MOND-us) made the announcement Friday at the Near Future ...

University of Illinois to name lab after LED pioneer

University of Illinois to name lab after LED pioneer

The University of Illinois is planning to name its Micro and Nanotechnology Lab after an engineering visionary who created the first practical LED. Professor Emeritus Nick Holonyak Jr., a UI engineering alumnus, found a new alloy ...

Space-tourism dream edges toward reality in New Mexico

Space-tourism dream edges toward reality in New Mexico

British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the low reaches of space for paying passengers, with the company immediately starting to move personnel ...