Researchers find soap film micro-channel size tunable with electric charge
X-rays capture electron 'dance'
(Phys.org)—The way electrons move within and between molecules, transferring energy as they go, plays an important role in many chemical and biological processes, such as the conversion of sunlight to energy ...
Physicists confirm surprisingly small proton radius
International team of physicists confirms surprisingly small proton radius with laser spectroscopy of exotic hydrogen. The initial results puzzled the world three years ago: the size of the proton (to be precise, its charge ...
Fulton Innovation offers device-to-device wireless charging demo at CES
Dueling platforms at CES on wireless charging
Smartphone battery running low? You are not alone. With millions of mobile devices handling more tasks, batteries are draining faster, forcing the industry to look for solutions including wireless charging, ...
Soft landing and particle coverage key to keeping or losing charge on surfaces
(Phys.org)—Producing sustainable energy demands materials with specific physical and chemical properties that are controlled by the size and electrical charge of small metal particles, and scientists at Pacific Northwest ...
May the force be with the atomic probe
New models suggest devising means of probing a surface at a sub-micrometric level as this will help us understand how electrons' diffusion affects long-range attractive forces.
Google settles with FTC over in-app charges
Google has agreed to pay full refunds totaling at least $19 million to consumers who were charged for purchases that children made via apps without parental consent from the Google Play app store.
Tesla, Chinese firm plan 400 charging stations
Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations for electric cars in a new bid to promote popular adoption of the technology in China.
Singapore boosts cyber security after hacking incidents
Singapore on Tuesday announced new measures to strengthen cyber security to prevent a recurrence of attacks on government websites incuding those of its president and prime minister.
Accused Android app pirates face criminal charges
US prosecutors on Monday unsealed indictments against six people suspected of collectively pirating millions of applications tailored for Android-powered mobile devices.
FTC sues Amazon over kids' app charges
The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon over charges that the company has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases, according to a complaint filed Thursday in federal court.
Russian accused of hacking US retailers held for trial (Update)
A Russian national accused of hacking into US retail computer systems was arrested and ordered to face criminal charges, officials said Monday.
A plug fit for every car
If you can't find a charging cable for your cell phone, it's an inconvenience. But what if you're away from home and can't find a charging station compatible with your electric vehicle?