Archive: 10/5/2011

Take control of your phone's sensors

For several years, the Human Dynamics research group at the MIT Media Lab has been using the standard sensors in smartphones to collect data about people’s social interactions, drawing surprising conclusions ...

Oct 05, 2011 4.5 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast

Samsung seeks sales ban on new iPhone

South Korea's Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it would seek a ban in France and Italy on sales of Apple's newly released iPhone, in the latest round of its legal battle with the US technology giant.

Oct 05, 2011 4.4 / 5 (5) 8

Most ancient supernovas discovered

Supernovas -- stars in the process of exploding -- open a window onto the history of the elements of Earth's periodic table as well as the history of the universe. All of those heavier than oxygen were formed ...

Oct 05, 2011 4.5 / 5 (8) 3 | with audio podcast