Google stops China censorship, Beijing condemns move (Update 3)
Google stopped censoring search engine results in China on Monday in a move that drew anger from Beijing and leaves the Web giant facing an uncertain future in the world's biggest online market.
Daya Bay antineutrino detectors exceed performance goals
(PhysOrg.com) -- After just three months of operation, the Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment has far surpassed expectations, recording tens of thousands of particle interactions and paving the way to a better understanding ...
Asian nations dominate international test (Update 2)
Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to test results released Tuesday..
Feud over iPad highlights faded tech firm's woes
The battle between an ailing Chinese electronics maker and Apple Inc. over the iPad name is just as much a tale of obsolescence in the fast-moving global technology industry as it is a legal row over a trademark.
Ex-Nokia engineers launch new smartphone (Update)
Engineers who used to work for Nokia are hoping to grab a share of the lucrative and highly competitive smartphone market with a new handset, which is based on the former world No. 1 cellphone maker's old ...
Global study of student scores a mixed bag for US (Update 3)
American fourth-graders are performing better than they were four years ago in math and reading, but students four years older show no such progress, a global study released Tuesday revealed.
Using multiple pictures in an ad? Different perspectives can confuse consumers
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see the ocean from a private balcony at a luxury resort? Self-imagery is a powerful marketing tactic and many ads use pictures that help you see yourself using a product or ...
UN says 2.7 billion people will be online by year's end
Around 2.7 billion people—40 percent of the world's population—will be connected to the Internet by the end of 2013, the United Nations said Monday.
Hong Kong metro seats may be scrapped for smartphone space
Hong Kong is pondering whether to rip out some seats from overcrowded metro trains to give the city's smartphone-addicted population more room to interact with their devices.
Chinese tech giant Alibaba set to make a splash with US IPO
The largest tech IPO of the year will come from a company that many Americans have never heard of. Alibaba Group - a Chinese e-commerce behemoth - has decided to go public in the U.S. after months of speculation that it would ...
Huawei rejects reports of security weakness
Chinese tech giant Huawei on Wednesday rejected suggestions its telecoms equipment is vulnerable to hacking and forecast a rise in 2013 profit of nearly 50 percent.
Hong Kong suffers in smog as pollution problems rise
The New Year has revived old problems for Hong Kong as a murky smog blankets the usually glittering skyline, fuelling complaints from locals and visitors alike, and raising pressure on the government to act.
'World's first' Bitcoin shop opens in Hong Kong
A shop selling the virtual Bitcoin currency opened in Hong Kong on Friday, as fresh concerns grew in Asia over the currency's viability and security.
Apple: iPad on sale internationally from May 28
Apple announced Friday that its mass market iPad touchscreen portable tablet computer will go on sale outside the United States in nine major countries for the first time on May 28.