Yahoo builds mobile muscle with Flurry buy
Yahoo continued its quest for renewed relevance with the purchase of a startup specializing in analyzing and making money from mobile applications.
Accused Android app pirates face criminal charges
US prosecutors on Monday unsealed indictments against six people suspected of collectively pirating millions of applications tailored for Android-powered mobile devices.
Yahoo buying app and analytics company Flurry
Yahoo says it will buy Flurry Inc., which helps other companies make apps and design mobile ad campaigns.
Facebook lets users squirrel items away
Facebook on Monday began letting people squirrel away online tidbits such as links to chew on more thoroughly later.
Chemists eye improved thin films with metal substitution
The yield so far is small, but chemists at the University of Oregon have developed a low-energy, solution-based mineral substitution process to make a precursor to transparent thin films that could find use ...
Xbox One update is big on friends, Blu-ray 3D support
China Internet population reaches 632 million
China is now home to 632 million Internet users, a government agency said Monday, although use of social networks has dropped amid a crackdown.
Mobile demand helps lift Taiwan exports 10.6% in June
Taiwan's export orders in June rose 10.6 percent year-on-year to a 17-month high, largely boosted by continuing strong demand for electronic products, the government said Monday.
New inexpensive and easy to implement computer software provides real-time and highly accurate data on traffic
Researchers at the University of Granada have designed new software that provides real time data on traffic. It is a device that provides information on traffic flow between cities. Drivers can use this information to choose ...
JIBO robot could become part of the family
Plasmon-enhanced Polarization-selective filter
As we all know, some optical devices can only work with a certain incident polarization direction. In this case, a polarizer is necessary to shift the polarization direction of linearly polarized light. A ...
Microsoft axes 18,000 jobs as Nadella shifts focus (Update 2)
Microsoft announced its biggest job cuts ever Thursday as new chief executive Satya Nadella called for a new focus at the US tech giant while integrating the Nokia phone division.
Researchers develop an extremely simple procedure to obtain nanosized graphenes
The prestigious journal Angewandte Chemie has recently published a work by CiQUS researchers (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain) in collaboration with IBM Research – Zurich (Switzerland), which ...
Understanding graphene's electrical properties on an atomic level
(Phys.org) —Graphene, a material that consists of a lattice of carbon atoms, one atom thick, is widely touted as being the most electrically conductive material ever studied. However, not all graphene is ...