An open platform revolutionizes biomedical-image processing
Ignacio Arganda, a young researcher from San Sebastián de los Reyes (Madrid) working for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is one of the driving forces behind Fiji, an open source platform ...
Computer scientist seeks to improve portability of mobile device applications
Mobile computing devices will probably overtake the personal computer as the most common means for accessing the Internet worldwide sometime in 2013 and it may not be a seamless transition, according to Eli ...
Microsoft reveals new tools for business customers
If the first day of Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference focused more on its consumer offerings, with talk of tablets and touch-centric devices, Day 2 focused squarely on Microsoft's bread and butter: its business customers.
US court lifts Samsung phone ban, keeps tablet block
A US appeals court gave Samsung a temporary reprieve Friday on the sale of its Galaxy Nexus 7 smartphones while leaving intact a court ban on US sales of its tablet computers in a patent battle with Apple.
Battle is joined for Japan's e-book market
In highly-literate and gadget-loving Japan, e-books are curiously rare -- but battle for the largely-untapped and potentially hugely lucrative market is about to commence.
Japan online retailer Rakuten to launch e-reader
Online retailer Rakuten said Monday it would launch a $100 e-reader into Japan's largely untapped digital book market, as rivals including US online giant Amazon eye the reading-mad nation.
Samsung to fight block on US sales of Galaxy Nexus
South Korea's Samsung vowed Saturday to "take all available measures" to fight a US court's decision to block American sales of its Galaxy Nexus smartphones made in collaboration with Google. ...
Google violated copyright, but no damages: jury
A jury ruled Monday that Google violated copyrights owned by Oracle Corp. for the Android mobile platform, but failed to agree on whether damages should be awarded in the high-profile trial.
SAP buying mobile work software firm Syclo
German business software colossus SAP AG on Tuesday announced a deal to buy a US firm specializing in applications for employees tending to work outside of offices.
Hackers hitting Macs with virus: industry experts
The computer security industry buzzed Thursday with warnings that more than a half-million Macintosh computers may have been infected with a virus targeting Apple machines.
BlackBerry maker out to capitalize on rivals
Research In Motion launched a new software platform Tuesday that lets businesses manage smartphones made by rivals that have been devouring the BlackBerry maker's market share.
Free play meets console action in PlayStation Home
Sony on Wednesday brought together blockbuster console title action and popular free-to-play style gaming in its Home online community for PlayStation 3 users.
Scale-out processors: Bridging the efficiency gap between servers and emerging cloud workloads
Cloud computing has emerged as a dominant computing platform providing billions of users world-wide with online services. The software applications powering these services, commonly referred to as scale-out workloads and ...