Mobility takes center stage at CES
Qualcomm chief Paul Jacobs was officially crowned the star of the mobile-centric tech industry Monday, offering a glimpse of the power of new devices to transform people's lives.
New Qualcomm chips promise phone video in Ultra HD
TV makers are trotting out sets with "Ultra HD" resolution at the International CES electronics trade show in Las Vegas this week.
Huawei aims for high end with new smartphones
Chinese tech giant Huawei moved further into the high end of the smartphone market on Monday, unveiling two devices for Asian consumers aimed at rivaling the top global sellers.
Researchers seek longer battery life for electric locomotive
(Phys.org)—Norfolk Southern Railway No. 999 is the first all-electric, battery-powered locomotive in the United States. But when one of the thousand lead-acid batteries that power it dies, the locomotive ...
Intel smartphone chips as energy-efficient as competitors', report concludes
In a milestone that is expected to help Intel's push into the smartphone and tablet markets, the Santa Clara, Calif., tech giant finally has made its brainy microchips as energy-efficient as those from companies ...
128GB Wi-Drive for more sharing and storage
Kingston today announced a new 128GB capacity addition to the Wi-Drive product line.
Study reveals new factor that could limit the life of hybrid and electric car batteries
(Phys.org)—A new study of the batteries commonly used in hybrid and electric-only cars has revealed an unexpected factor that could limit the performance of batteries currently on the road.
$99 Google laptops for schools sold out
US teachers have flooded school-centric charity website DonorsChoose.org to snap up Chrome notebook computers Google made available to classrooms for just $99 each.
Samsung will open up on big.LITTLE processor at ISSCC
India unveils new version of 'world's cheapest tablet' (Update)
India has launched a new version of what is dubbed the world's cheapest computer—on sale to students at the subsidised price of $20—with a quicker processor and an improved battery.
Ex-MIT company rethinks power-feasting amplifiers
ElitePad 900: HP powers business tablet with Windows 8
Hewlett-Packard on Monday took aim at "post PC" workplaces with a business-oriented tablet computer powered with new Windows 8 software by Microsoft.
Uh-oh, Intel. Globalfoundries to fast-forward into 14nm
iPhone 5 big success, but no leap forward: analysts
The new iPhone 5 is on its way to unprecedented commercial success, but the world's most iconic smartphone is facing tougher competition from rivals out-innovating Apple, analysts say.