US panel reviews patent ruling against Samsung
The US International Trade Commission on Wednesday ordered review of a ruling that Samsung violated Apple patents for smartphones and tablet computers.
'Digital health' movement in focus at tech show
With an app, a game or a gadget, technology startups and major companies across all sectors are trying to tackle some of the thorniest problems in health and medicine.
'Smart' potty or dumb idea? Wacky gadgets at CES
From the iPotty for toddlers to the 1,600-pound (725-kilogram) mechanical spider and the host of glitch-ridden "smart" TVs, the International CES show is a forum for gadget makers to take big—and bizarre—chances.
Gadget makers at Consumer Electronics Show embrace connectivity
At this year's International Consumer Electronics Show, everything is getting a bit "smarter."
Sony uses movie studio to press ultra-HD advantage
Sony Corp. is finally pressing its advantage as a conglomerate that owns both high-tech gadgets and the content that plays on them by being the only electronics maker to offer ultra-HD TVs—and a way to ...
Gadget Watch: Samsung lens flips from 2-D to 3-D
Cameras that can record in 3-D are usually pretty complicated, sporting two lenses instead of one, to mimic human binocular vision. Samsung says it has a more elegant solution: a single lens that can go from ...
Huge gadget show gears up in Vegas
Think your high-definition TV is hot stuff—as sharp as it gets? At the biggest trade show in the Americas, which kicks off next week in Las Vegas, TV makers will be doing their best to convince you that ...
Groupon buys online service CommerceInterface
Online deals company Groupon says it will buy online retail manager CommerceInterface for an undisclosed amount.
Hedge fund buys 9.9 percent stake in Groupon
Shares of Groupon are up in after-hours trading after a hedge fund disclosed it bought a 9.9 stake in the online deals company.
Tech to drive US holiday spending: survey
New high-tech devices will get US consumers to open their wallets for the upcoming holiday season, driving retail spending higher, a survey showed Tuesday.
Games play into Facebook's future
As investors agonize over Facebook's future, the online social network used by a seventh of the world's population isn't forgetting the importance of play.
Samsung launches new oversized smartphone
Samsung launched Wednesday the newest version of its oversized smartphone Galaxy Note, just a week after Apple's iPhone 5 hit shelves, in an apparent bid to outpace its rival with a wider range of gadgets.
Optimus G: LG Electronics launches new flagship smartphone (Update)
LG Electronics will launch the Optimus G smartphone next week in South Korea, pinning high hopes on the new Android device to help revive its loss-making mobile business.
Samsung starts to build $7bn chip plant in China
South Korea's Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it had started building a new $7 billion chip plant in the Chinese city of Xian—its biggest-ever investment in the country.