Measuring on ice: Researchers create 'smart' ice skating blade
An ice skating blade that informs figure skaters of the stresses they are imposing on their joints has been developed by a group of researchers in the US.
Samsung achieves Wi-Fi data travel feats for 60GHZ band
User-friendly electronic 'EyeCane' enhances navigational abilities for the blind
White Canes provide low-tech assistance to the visually impaired, but some blind people object to their use because they are cumbersome, fail to detect elevated obstacles, or require long training periods ...
Google unveils 'Lollipop' Android system, new devices
Google on Wednesday ramped up its mobile arsenal, upgrading its Nexus line with a new tablet and smartphone, and unveiling its revamped Android software, to be dubbed "Lollipop."
Beyond LEDs: Brighter, new energy-saving flat panel lights based on carbon nanotubes
Even as the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics has enshrined light emitting diodes (LEDs) as the single most significant and disruptive energy-efficient lighting solution of today, scientists around the world continue ...
Giant spin-splitting on the surface of strontium titanate
The need for ever faster and more efficient electronic devices is growing rapidly, and thus the demand for new materials with new properties. Oxides, especially ones based on strontium titanate (SrTiO3), ...
Special microscope captures defects in nanotubes
University of Oregon chemists have devised a way to see the internal structures of electronic waves trapped in carbon nanotubes by external electrostatic charges.
More hackers targeting mobile phones to get bank info, survey says
Hackers are increasingly targeting mobile phones to get into bank accounts of victims and steal money, security researchers said Tuesday.
Samsung phones cleared for US government use
Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency for use with classified U.S. government networks and data, a boost to the company's efforts to expand in ...
Digital native fallacy: Teachers still know better when it comes to using technology
Members of today's younger Net Generation aren't more tech savvy than their teachers just because they were born into a world full of computers. In fact, if it weren't for the coaxing and support of their ...
Strong iPhone 6 demand boosts Taiwan export orders
Booming shipments of the iPhone 6 helped Taiwan's export orders jump 12.7 percent in September year-on-year to a record $43.3 billion, the government said Monday.
Twitter tweets start to sing
Twitter began letting people instantly listen to music and other audio by clicking on tweets from the popular messaging service.
Review: Macs, mobile unite with Yosemite system
(AP)—If you've upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8, the new software update for Mac computers will seem familiar.
Facebook creates 'Safety Check' tool for disasters
(AP)—Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters.