Scientists see danger if weather satellite program remains unfunded

As America prepares itself for what is predicted to be an active hurricane season, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is calling on Congress to fund weather satellites.

Seagate's Satellite streams content to your iPad

Seagate has introduced a wireless portable hard drive designed to easily stream content to Apple's iPad.

Missile warning satellite gets May launch date

The United States Air Force is currently prepping the first geosynchronous (GEO-1) Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite for an early May launch from Cape Canaveral Station.

Glory satellite falls back to Earth

NASA's Glory satellite, which launched early this morning from Vandenberg Air Force base in California, has failed to reach orbit.

NASA calls off Glory launch at last minute

NASA this morning called off the launch of its Glory satellite, five minutes before takeoff. It's been postponed until tomorrow, with NASA citing unspecified technical issues.

Team to send Android phone into space

A British team is planning to blast an Android phone into space, to see how well it stands up to the ordeal and whether it could be used to control a satellite.

Spy satellite launch is West Coast's biggest ever

The second of two massive spy satellite launches took place yesterday from the Vandenburg Air Force Base in California, carrying a classified satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).

US Air Force launches biggest ever spy satellite

The US Air Force launched a massive spy satellite yesterday for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).

New video platform speeds cable TV improvements

A startup backed by Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Cisco has launched softare aimed at helping cable and satellite companies add search and social networking features to their services.

Google Earth reveals Syrian missile base

A number of (relatively) recent satellite photos displayed on Google Earth indicate that the Syrian army has constructed a Scud missile base near Damascus.

Junk-tracking satellite sends back first signals

Boeing has received the first signals from its Space Based Space Surveillance (SBSS) satellite following its launch on Saturday night from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

Toshiba recalls laptops over meltdown fears

Another day, another bonfire. Toshiba has become the latest company to recall a product over fears of overheating.

Dish streams live content to mobile devices

Dish will be serving up live satellite TV on a variety of mobile devices, including Android smartphones, iPads, iPhones, iPod Touches and BlackBerries.

Raytheon codes Android battle app

Raytheon is reportedly coding a battle app that will allow US soldiers to locate enemies in hostile territory using Android-powered smartphones.

Satellite prepares for 3D scan of the entire Earth's surface

A new Earth observation satellite launched only a week ago has already delivered its first images.

Verizon Fios offers risk-free month to new customers

After continuously dismal reaction to Verizon's fiber-optic TV service, the provider has decided to give customers the option to cancel risk-free within 30 days of signing up.

NASA develops improved search and rescue system

NASA is working on new satellite-aided search and rescue technology that will make it quicker to find people in distress.

Verizon adds Youtube, Internet Radio to Fios service

Verizon Fios has added new functionality to its first-in-class Media Manager functionality, and has expanded its reach from DVR customers only to all Fios subscribers.

Verizon Fios stunted by economy

Verizon will be crimping back on plans to expand its high-speed Fios Internet service, even though it says it is still on track to meet its end-of-year subscription goals.