Research shows more small business does not mean more entrepreneurs
'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach (Update)
Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company.
US warns shops to watch for customer data hacking
The US Department of Homeland Security on Friday warned businesses to watch for hackers targeting customer data with malicious computer code like that used against retail giant Target.
Amazon debuts mobile payment app and card reader (Update)
Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept ...
US study: Split views on robots' employment role
In 2025, self-driving cars could be the norm, Americans could have more leisure time and goods could become cheaper. Or, there could be chronic unemployment and an even wider income gap, human interaction ...
Sony back at top of console sales after eight years
Sony have topped worldwide sales of video game consoles for the first time in eight years, a newspaper reported on Saturday, pipping struggling rival Nintendo and signalling the Playstation manufacturer's ...
Heartbleed could harm a variety of systems
It now appears that the "Heartbleed" security problem affects not just websites, but also the networking equipment that connects homes and businesses to the Internet.
3D printing: The shape of things to come?
(Phys.org) —If you ask the proverbial man or woman in the street what they understand by the terms 'stereolithography', 'selective laser sintering' and 'fused deposition modelling', you're likely to be ...
US top in the world for entrepreneurship, researchers find
The USA is the most entrepreneurial economy in the world, according to the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI). The GEDI index combines data on entrepreneurial activities and aspirations ...
End of Windows XP support spells trouble for some
Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and with an estimated 30 percent of businesses and consumers still using the 12-year-old operating system, the move could put ...
WaterWheel rolls out solution to ease heavy load
Chip growth leads Samsung to another record profit
Samsung Electronics Co. reported another record quarterly profit as a revival in its semiconductor business and strong shipments of cheaper handsets offset flat sales of high-end smartphones.
Second private company rockets toward space station (Update)
A commercial cargo ship made its successful debut Wednesday, rocketing toward the International Space Station and doubling the number of NASA's private suppliers for the high-flying lab.
Smartwatches to star at Berlin IFA electronics show
Smartwatches look set to dominate this year's IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, which opens Wednesday, stealing the limelight from smart phones and tablet computers.