Uncovering hidden structures in massive data collections
(Phys.org) —Advances in computer storage have created collections of data so huge that researchers often have trouble uncovering critical patterns in connections among individual items, making it difficult ...
Ex-Nokia engineers launch new smartphone (Update)
Engineers who used to work for Nokia are hoping to grab a share of the lucrative and highly competitive smartphone market with a new handset, which is based on the former world No. 1 cellphone maker's old ...
Review: $279 Chromebook good as secondary computer
Hewlett-Packard's new Chromebook 11 is a laptop at heart, but it's light and portable enough to work well in places where you'd normally prefer a tablet.
X-ray science taps bug biology to design better materials and reduce pollution
Bug spray, citronella candles, mosquito netting – most people will do anything they can to stay away from insects during the warmer months. But those creepy crawlers we try so hard to avoid may offer substantial ...
70% of Americans have high-speed Internet
The percentage of Americans with high-speed Internet connections at home has reached 70 percent, while just three percent still use dial-up to go online, a study showed Monday.
Review: Haswell laptops deliver on long battery
Just in time for the back-to-school season, new laptops with extended battery life are hitting store shelves.
Google launches cheapest Chromebooks yet
Google is unveiling its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining an even stronger hold in school and overseas markets.
A promised 'right' to fast internet rings hollow for millions stuck with 20th-century speeds
In response to the government's recent declarations that internet speeds of 100Mb/s should be available to "nearly all homes" in the UK, a great many might suggest that this is easier said than done. It w ...
Computer scientists present guarantees for online anonymity
Anonymity on the Internet is possible only up to a certain degree. Therefore, it is possible that others may see who is visiting an online advice site on sexual abuse, or who frequently looks up information ...
Early Look: How does Apple Watch stack up vs rival watches?
Apple made a strong case for how you can use its upcoming Apple Watch, and the device stacks up well against the competition.
Vandalism in Arizona shows the Internet's vulnerability
(AP)—Computers, cellphones and landlines in Arizona were knocked out of service for hours, ATMs stopped working, 911 systems were disrupted and businesses were unable to process credit card transactions—all ...
Review: Freedom! These smartwatches leave the phone behind
Strap on the Samsung Gear S or the Sony SmartWatch 3 if you want to take a jog on the beach or head out for a bike ride without your phone clunking along.
Netflix brings its on-demand TV to Cuba
Streaming US television giant Netflix said Monday it was now offering service to Cuba with "a curated selection of popular movies and TV shows."
Netflix streaming service heading for Japan
Netflix on Wednesday said that it will expand its online streaming television and movie service to Japan late this year.