Amazon reportedly restructures hardware development unit
Amazon.com is reportedly shaking up the management of its Lab126, its hardware development group in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Better software cuts computer energy use
An EU research project is developing tools to help software engineers create energy-efficient code, which could reduce electricity consumption at data centres by up to 50% and improve battery life in smart ...
Studying the speed of multi-hop Bluetooth networks
Bluetooth technology is the most widespread standard wireless communication. One of its applications is the creation of electronic sensor networks.
What's causing the recent string of data breaches?
It's Cyber Security Awareness month, which has me wondering: are we doing all we can to protect our data? To help answer this question, I sat down with Girish Bhat of Wave Systems—an important collaborator of Micron's—to ...
Kickstarter project SAM kit helps teach hardware system coding
Montreal VR headset team turns to crowdfunding for Totem
Entrepreneurial teen mines bitcoins, pays father for the power
One sign that Evan Neal isn't your typical 16-year-old: He contributes several hundred dollars toward the monthly electric bill at his father's house to cover the cost of running his energy-hungry computer equipment.
BlackBerry stock falls after Apple-IBM deal
Blackberry stock fell sharply Wednesday, one day after the announcement of a landmark deal between rivals Apple and IBM to offer custom-tailored apps for businesses.
Google making low-cost smartphone for emerging markets (Update)
Google announced Wednesday it was working on a low-cost smartphone aimed at emerging markets as part of an initiative called Android One.
Oracle buying Micros Systems for about $5.3B (Update)
Software maker Oracle is buying Micros Systems Inc., which provides software and hardware to the hospitality and retail industries, for about $5.3 billion.
Valve demos updated version of its VR headset to rave reviews
Computer scientists develop tool to make the Internet of Things safer
Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a tool that allows hardware designers and system builders to test security- a first for the field. One of the tool's potential ...
PlayStation 4 leads jump in US console sales
Sony's PlayStation 4 led a surge in console sales that lifted the US video game market in April, said figures released Thursday by market research firm NPD Group.
Neuromorphic computing 'roadmap' envisions analog path to simulating human brain
(Phys.org) —In the field of neuromorphic engineering, researchers study computing techniques that could someday mimic human cognition. Electrical engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology recently ...