Researchers build Quad HD TV chip
It took only a few years for high-definition televisions to make the transition from high-priced novelty to ubiquitous commodity—and they now seem to be heading for obsolescence just as quickly. At the ...
Scientists develop powerful new method for finding therapeutic antibodies
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised a powerful new technique for finding antibodies that have a desired biological effect. Antibodies, which can bind to billions of distinct targets, ...
Yahoo takes big leap with $1.1B deal for Tumblr (Update 3)
Yahoo's CEO is making a $1.1 billion bet on the online blogging forum Tumblr as Marissa Mayer tries to make a former Internet icon cool again.
Mathematicians analyze social divisions using cell phone data
Differences divide us. Human society fractures along lines defined by politics, religion, ethnicity, and perhaps most fundamentally, language. Although these differences contribute to the great variety of ...
LinkedIn looks to build on its impressive resume
LinkedIn and Facebook will celebrate the anniversaries of their IPOs just a few days apart this week. But their experiences as publicly traded companies couldn't be more different.
Bosch unveils Power Max—Level 2 EV charger for $449
Clean technology investors shift focus to drilling (Update)
A decade ago, large investors in so-called clean technology had a straightforward goal: finance companies that would help eliminate the world's dependence on oil, natural gas and coal.
Lab startup brings fuel cells to the developing world
(Phys.org) —In some parts of the developing world, people may live in homes without electricity or toilets or running water but yet they own cell phones. To charge those phones, they may have to walk for ...
Smart cars could break into mainstream
Traditionally, consumers have largely selected cars on the basis of size, color, power and price. But increasingly two new factors are influencing their choice: The kind of wireless connection it has and the kinds of mobile ...
Google vision of password rings heard at security event
Electric cars back into the shadows at Geneva car show
After being the starring act for several years, the electric car backed into the shadows at this year's International Geneva Motor Show as carmakers grow weary of waiting for sales to take off.
Google says FBI watching the Web (Update)
Google says the FBI is monitoring the Web for potential terrorist activity. But it can't confirm the extent of the surveillance.
European carmakers to get serious at Geneva show
The Geneva Motor Show has long had a reputation as one of the glitziest stops on the global auto show circuit—the place to unveil luxury models and out-of-this-world fantasy concept cars. But this year ...
Huawei reveals 'fastest smartphone in the world'
Huawei, a Chinese company that recently became the world's third-largest maker of smartphones, calls its new flagship product "the fastest smartphone in the world" and wants to use it to expand global awareness ...