Yahoo buys smartphone photo app maker GhostBird
Yahoo on Wednesday announced it has bought a startup that makes picture-taking applications for iPhones to enhance its Flickr photo service.
A new simulator could help the elderly or disabled users engage more effectively with electronic devices, including websites, smartphones and digital television.
Wearable computing goes to the dogs
The wearable computing craze went to the dogs on Wednesday with startup Whistle introducing a smart pendant that tracks physical activity levels and sleep patterns in canines.
Lenovo marks first US manufacturing plant
Three business reasons—quicker, closer and custom—prompted computer maker Lenovo Group to open its first U.S. manufacturing operation in North Carolina instead of low-cost foreign locations like Mexico or China, its North ...
New search tool helps in fight against child porn, permits quick capture of e-criminals
When local police came calling with child porn allegations last January, former Saint John city councillor Donnie Snook fled his house clutching a laptop. It was clear that the computer contained damning ...
Google Glass test an eye-opening experience
In the past month, Google has been handing out the first editions of its much-anticipated Glass wearable computer devices to a select group that was chosen to be the first to try it out. One of them was avid ...
Asus touts 'world's first' three-in-one tablet computer
Taiwan's computer manufacturer Asus unveiled a mobile device Wednesday that it described as the world's first three-in-one tablet, laptop and desktop computer.
Startup glasses overlay Internet on real world
While Google prepares to release eyewear that provides a window to the Web, a startup on the edge of its campus is readying glasses that overlay the Internet on the world in 3D.
AMD banks on new chips to drive comeback
After a year like last year, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is shooting for some sort of comeback. The chipmaker lost a boatload of money in 2012 as its sales of personal computer processor chips plunged amid ...
Yahoo! buys startup specializing in online games
Yahoo! pressed on with its shopping spree on Thursday with the acquisition of a startup that powers games played on smartphones, tablets, consoles or personal computers.
HP's slumps deepens in 2Q as earnings fall 32 pct (Update)
Hewlett-Packard's slump is deepening as the world's largest personal computer maker scrambles to meet the growing demand for more versatile and less expensive mobile devices.
Tailoring optical processors: Arranging nanoparticles in geometric patterns allows for control of light with light
Rice University scientists have unveiled a robust new method for arranging metal nanoparticles in geometric patterns that can act as optical processors that transform incoming light signals into output of ...
Windows 'Blue' set to preview June 26
The tweaked version of Microsoft's operating system nicknamed Windows Blue will be previewed on June 26 and will be a free update for users as Windows 8.1, the company said Tuesday. ...
TV-over-Internet service hits Atlanta next month
Aereo, the startup that offers television stations over the Internet starting at $8 a month, says it will start service in Atlanta on June 17.