Qualcomm buys Palm patents from Hewlett-Packard (Update)
Cell-phone chip maker Qualcomm Inc. said Thursday it has acquired patents once owned by smartphone maker Palm Inc. from Hewlett-Packard for an undisclosed amount.
Can walkies tell who's the leader of the pack?
Dogs' paths during group walks could be used to determine leadership roles and through that their social ranks and personality traits, say researchers from Oxford University, Eötvös University, Budapest ...
Lenovo buys part of IBM server business for $2.3B (Update 2)
China's Lenovo Group is buying IBM's low-end server business for $2.3 billion, expanding a product line-up dominated by PCs, tablets and smartphones.
IBM earnings, strategy woes send share price tumbling
Investors Wednesday pummelled IBM after the computer and technology giant reported disappointing sales and said most of its 2014 earnings would come in the latter half of the year.
Stretchable electronics: A gel that is clearly revolutionary
Researchers are determined to manufacture stretchable biomedical devices that interface directly with organs such as the skin, heart and brain. Electronic devices, however, are usually made from hard materials ...
VMware to buy AirWatch for $1.18B in cash
Cloud computing company VMware says it is buying mobile computing company AirWatch for about $1.18 billion in cash.
Yahoo big on desktops as world goes mobile
Yahoo was the most popular online venue visited from US desktop computers in December as modern lives increasingly revolve around using mobile devices to connect with the Internet.
Research enhances online security
As the digital world becomes more and more integrated with day-to-day life, computer scientist Samson Cheung's research is helping to provide necessary safeguards, without sacrificing the benefits brought ...
Intel to cut staff in face of stagnant earnings (Update)
US chip giant Intel said Friday it will trim its workforce by five percent this year as it shifts from personal computers to powering mobile gadgets.
IBM to invest over $1.2B in cloud services
IBM plans to invest over $1.2 billion to expand its cloud services operations.
Warning computer hackers shortens their intrusion
(Phys.org) —Cybercrime has grown to define the criminal landscape of the 21st century. Yet, cybersecurity research has focused on the crime – computer system attacks – and on counter measures to it, ...
Europe launches RoboEarth: 'Wikipedia for Robots'
Let the robot race begin. Expectations are high for RoboEarth, a new European-funded system to speed the development of human-serving robots. Scientists from five major European technical universities have ...
Intel 4Q net income rises 6 pct (Update)
Intel's fourth-quarter net income rose 6 percent, as the company offset flat demand for its personal computer chips with higher sales of other products.
Facebook adds trending topics to site (Update)
In a move that echoes Twitter, Facebook is adding a feature to its service that lets users know the topics of discussion that are trending among the site's 1.2 billion users, whether it's the death of a world ...