Sony's Stringer 'to step down' as president
Howard Stringer, the Welsh-born American head of Japanese games, music and electronics giant Sony, is to step down as the firm's president, reports said Saturday, while remaining CEO and chairman.
Smart way of saving lives in natural disasters
Software developed by computer scientists could help to quickly and accurately locate missing people, rapidly identify those suffering from malnutrition and effectively point people towards safe zones simply by checking their ...
Researchers find some smartphone models more vulnerable to attack
New research from North Carolina State University shows that some smartphones specifically designed to support the Android mobile platform have incorporated additional features that can be used by hackers to bypass Android's ...
Adobe pulls plug on Flash for mobile
US software maker Adobe pulled the plug Wednesday on its Flash player for mobile browsers, which Apple's late chief executive Steve Jobs refused to allow on the iPhone and iPad.
Hewlett Packard puts mobile chips in data centers
Hewlett Packard (HP) sees a future in super-efficient data centers powered by the kinds of power-sipping computer chips used in smartphones and tablet computers.
Remodeled PlayStation Home opening doors
Sony on Thursday will open the doors of a remodeled PlayStation Home that puts the focus on games in a virtual world that merges console-quality play with hot trends in online social gaming.
Researchers work to take the errors out of the cloud
Cloud computing, which taps the resources of a network of remote computers, offers tremendous potential for storing and processing vast amounts of data quickly and cheaply. The catch: As cloud computing applications become ...
SU professor uncovers potential issues with apps built for Android systems
Wenliang Du, professor of computer science in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS), has had his paper accepted to be presented at the 27th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, on potential ...
NYSE site hobbled by outages, firm reports
(AP) -- The New York Stock Exchange's website was apparently hobbled twice Monday, possibly the result of computer attacks as part of the anti-Wall Street protests, according to a company that monitors website response times.
With new Windows 8, Microsoft will show whether it can go mobile
The next version of Windows is being billed as a radical reinvention of Microsoft Corp.'s flagship operating system - the most extensive overhaul since Windows 95.
Flipboard sees magazine future in tablet computers
Flipboard chief executive Mike McCue on Monday said the startup's iPad application has been downloaded more than 3.5 million times as tablet computers enable personalized Internet-Age magazines.
Sony to release tablet computer this month
Sony's first tablet computer will hit the Japanese market on September 17 as the company looks to take on Apple's popular iPad, the electronics giant said Thursday.
Build music with blocks: Audio d-touch
Researchers at the University of Southampton have developed a new way to generate music and control computers.
Sony remodels PlayStation Home
Sony is remodeling PlayStation Home to put games at center stage in a virtual world that merges console-quality play with styles of social gaming that are hits at venues such as Facebook.