Computerizing people may be next step in tech
It's likely the world in the not-so-distant future will be increasingly populated by computerized people like Amal Graafstra.
New circuit design allows for elimination of laptop charger brick
BlackBerry posts 3Q loss of $4.4B (Update)
BlackBerry reported a massive $4.4 billion loss in the third quarter and a 56 percent drop in revenue in its first quarterly report under new chairman and chief executive John Chen.
Study opens graphene band-gap
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) announced a method for the mass production of boron/nitrogen co-doped graphene nanoplatelets, which led to the fabrication of a graphene-based field ...
Agencies differ on allowing in-flight phone calls (Update)
Just because it is safe to use cellphones on a plane, it does not mean that passengers should call just to say hello.
SKorea court says Apple didn't violate Samsung patents
A Seoul court rejected Samsung's claim that iPhone and iPad models violated three of its patents, another setback for the South Korean electronics giant in a global battle with Apple over rights to technologies ...
AP-GfK poll: Strong opposition to in-flight calls
As federal regulators consider removing a decades-old prohibition on making phone calls on planes, a majority of Americans who fly oppose such a change, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds.
Gov't weighs permitting cellphone calls on planes (Update)
Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are "outdated," and it's time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline ...
EU follows US in allowing portable electronics in-flight
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said Wednesday it will allow passengers to use a range of mobile electronic devices in flight with very few restrictions.
Neck tattoo patent filing from Motorola targets improved sound
Organic lights and solar cells straight from the printer
Flickering façades, curved monitors, flashing clothing, fluorescent wallpaper, flexible solar cells – and all printable. This is no make-believe vision of the future; it will soon be possible using a new ...
Researchers develop stretchable wire-shaped supercapacitor
(Phys.org) —Advances in flexible and stretchable electronics have prompted researchers to explore ways to create stretchable supercapacitors—robust energy storage devices—to power these and other devices.
Spinoff to introduce ultrasonic gesture recognition for small devices (w/ Video)
US eases rules on electronic devices on planes (Update 3)
Passengers on American airlines won't have to "turn off all electronic devices" anymore—they'll be able to read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music from gate to gate under new guidelines ...