No extraordinary effects from microwave and mobile phone heating
The effect of microwave heating and cell phone radiation on sample material is no different than a temperature increase, according to scientists from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, ...
Patent application for innovative film - possible Indium Tin Oxide replacement
Jude Iroh, professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Cincinnati holds several patents dating to his days as a graduate student. Another may soon be on the way.
Industry says Africa fastest growing mobile market
(AP) -- Sure, 24-year-old Gertrude Kitongo cherishes a cell phone as a link to family and friends, from her grandmother in a Ugandan village to former schoolmates in Zimbabwe.
Coming soon to a server near you: fewer internet delays
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the UA-led Center for Integrated Access Networks, the largest optical research center in the U.S., are developing methods to improve transmission speed, efficiency and reliability ...
Judge blocks most of SF cellphone warning law
(AP) -- A federal judge on Thursday struck down most of a San Francisco ordinance that requires retailers to warn customers about cellphone radiation and its health effects.
Voice-activated iPhone could snarl laws on drivers' texting
Apple's iPhone 4S is one of several new devices that make it possible to send text messages with both hands on the wheel. As drivers begin to use these new technologies, states may have to decide what they will and won't ...
Pew study: Tablet users don't want to pay for news
Although tablet owners spend more time consuming news than poking around on Facebook, they're reluctant to pay for news content.
Adobe shows off new 'undo photo blur' feature
Phone linked to Facebook leads to burglary suspect
(AP) -- A New Mexico man is facing burglary charges after authorities say he broke into an Albuquerque-area home then left behind a cell phone linked to his Facebook profile.
NASA scientist unveils new chemical detection technology
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA scientists are creating technology that can detect hazardous chemical compounds in the air with a smart phone.
Copper nanowire films could lower touch screen, LED and solar cell costs
Copper nanowires may be coming to a little screen near you. These new nanostructures have the potential to drive down the costs of displaying information on cell phones, e-readers and iPads, and they could ...
Microsoft CEO sees Windows as key to growth plan
(AP) -- Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer expects the Windows operating system to be "front and center" in the software maker's growth strategy despite a recent slowdown in personal computer sales.
Google to offer tracking opt-out to Wi-Fi owners (Update)
(AP) -- Google Inc. is going to let people with home wireless networks decide whether they want to be lumped into a system that helps pinpoint the locations of people on cell phones.
Broadcom to acquire NetLogic for about $3.7B
(AP) -- Broadcom Corp. said Monday it has agreed to acquire NetLogic Microsystems Inc. for about $3.7 billion in cash.