Graphene and 'spintronics' combo looks promising
A team of physicists has taken a big step toward the development of useful graphene spintronic devices. The physicists, from the City University of Hong Kong and the University of Science and Technology of China, present ...
4G devices, networks multiply
Consumers should soon have a wide range of new, speedier and more accessible ways of connecting to the Internet wirelessly.
World's first iPhone-connected blood pressure system with online monitoring
What is more convenient then keeping tabs on your blood pressure with your smartphone? The first Apple iPhone-connected blood pressure monitor system has been launched, which even allows for online monitoring and blood ...
Hurd in the crosshairs: SEC probe seen as limited
(AP) -- A federal probe of Mark Hurd's hasty resignation as Hewlett-Packard Co.'s CEO touches on some of the biggest names in technology.
SEC investigating Hurd's ouster as HP's CEO
(AP) -- Mark Hurd is facing more fallout from his ouster five months ago as CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co., the world's biggest personal computer and printer maker.
A 'spin ratchet': A new electronic structure for generating spin current
A research team from the Institut Catala de Nanotecnologia (ICN), in Barcelona, Spain, has demonstrated a device that induces electron spin motion without net electric currents, a key step in developing the spin computers ...
Sprint to start phasing out Nextel network in 2013
(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. on Monday said it will start phasing out the Nextel part of its network in 2013, a decision that follows near-constant subscriber losses since Sprint bought Nextel in 2005.
New insights into holiday driving dangers with UA electronic crash data
The Holiday Season is upon us, and many of us will be driving at times and in areas that are new or different from what we normally do.
Hurd accuser claimed inside info
(AP) -- A person familiar with the ouster of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s former CEO Mark Hurd tells The Associated Press that the woman who accused Hurd of sexual harassment also claimed that he told her about ...
New space research settles years of scientific debate
(PhysOrg.com) -- New space research published this week (Thursday 21 October) in the journal Nature, has settled decades of scientific debate. Researchers from the University of California (UCLA) and Britis ...
Short-range scattering in quantum dots
Chinese researchers, reporting in the Journal of Applied Physics, published by the American Institute of Physics, have described a new breakthrough in understanding the way electrons travel around quantum dots. This might ...
New technique allows 3-D visualization of quantum property
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new technique that maps the magnetic vector potential — one of the most important electromagnetic quantities and a foundation ...
'Keyless keyboards' coming for mobile computing (w/ Video)
Report: HP close to buying ArcSight for $1.5B
(AP) -- Computer maker Hewlett-Packard Co. may be close to another major acquisition.