How Tech Made the Boston Bombing Manhunt Possible

The chaos of the Boston Marathon bombing is behind us now, but the mechanics of the high-tech manhunt it inspired are no less awe-inspiring than they were the day they happened. PBS's fantastic NOVA series took a deep dive into the technology that went into tracking down the suspects, and it's now available to watch… » 6/01/13 9:00pm 6/01/13 9:00pm

Boston Police: Facial Recognition Didn’t Help Search For Bombers

While it's undeniable that tech played a major part in helping hunt down the two Boston bombing suspects, it certainly wasn't facial recognition that helped. Boston Police have admitted that their facial recognition system "did not identify" the suspects. » 4/22/13 5:41am 4/22/13 5:41am

Incredible Thermal Imaging Video of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Hiding

While we had previously seen the stunning thermal images that helped police confirm that Boston Marathon bombing suspect was indeed hiding in a boat, under a tarp, in Watertown, Massachusetts, now the raw video of the camera in action has been released. » 4/21/13 11:30am 4/21/13 11:30am

The Crazy Accurate Thermal Images That Saw Dzokhar Tsarnaev Through a…

There was no small amount of technology that went into the capture of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev, but perhaps none was more impressive than the helicopter-mounted, forward-looking infrared camera that confirmed once and for all that there was someone hiding in a boat in Watertown, Massachusetts.… » 4/20/13 9:18pm 4/20/13 9:18pm

The Tech That Helped Take Down Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev

The second suspect in the brutal Boston Marathon bombings has been apprehended, after five days of uncertainty and fear. And while all credit for Dzhokar Tsarnaev's capture goes to the men and women of the many, many agencies that spent the last week tracking him down, technology played as prominent a role as it ever… » 4/19/13 11:07pm 4/19/13 11:07pm