Rivalry makes people more eco-conscious
(Phys.org) —Want to encourage people to do the right thing for the environment? Tell them their rivals are going green, says a new marketing study from the University of British Columbia's Sauder School ...
Investors' risk tolerance decreases with the stock market, study finds
As the U.S. economy slowly recovers many investors remain wary about investing in the stock market. Now, Michael Guillemette, an assistant professor of personal financial planning in the University of Missouri College of ...
Microsoft working on smartwatch, report claims
Microsoft plans to weigh into the wearable computing market with a smartwatch, Forbes reported.
Tablet sales losing steam, survey shows
Global sales of tablet computers are likely to slow this year, hurt in part by saturation and adoption of large-screen smartphones or "phablets," a market tracker said Thursday.
Apple-Beats deal one of biggest in tech sector
Apple's purchase of Beats Music and Beats Electronics in a deal worth $3 billion is one of the largest acquisitions ever in the technology sector.
Smartphone market still growing as prices fall
Global smartphone sales will jump 23 percent this year to more than 1.2 billion units, fueled by growth of low-cost handsets in emerging markets, a research firm said Wednesday.
Bookies may be best bet to predict Referendum
If you want to guess the outcome of the Scottish Independence Referendum, it might be better to consult the bookies than rely on opinion polls.
Intel, China's Rockchip in Android tablets alliance
US computer chip giant Intel announced Tuesday a partnership with Chinese tech firm Rockchip to produce low-cost Android-based tablet computers.
More sustainable thermosolar plants thanks to the hybridization with biomethane
The integration of biomethane in concentrating solar thermal power plants would facilitate the commercial introduction of concentrating solar power (CSP) technology in the energy market, reducing both financial ...
New model uses the laws of molecular fluid dynamics to aid the analysis of financial markets
A new model to aid the analysis of financial markets uses the laws of molecular fluid dynamics to describe order-book transactions.
S. Korea's top mobile chat app, online portal to merge (Update)
South Korea's top messaging service provider, Kakao Corp., and its second largest Internet portal, Daum, announced a merger Monday to create one of the country's largest IT companies worth around $3 billion.
Sony to sell PlayStation in newly opened China market (Update)
Sony will bring its PlayStation consoles to China through two joint ventures, the Japanese gaming giant and its Chinese partner both said Monday, as they seek to tap a newly opened market.
Microsoft bets on Surface Pro 3 as laptop replacement
In unveiling a larger, lighter, more "lapable" version of its Surface tablet on Tuesday, Microsoft defied the expectations of many who had thought it would be announcing a smaller tablet.
Casino lobby drops pro-Internet gambling advocacy
The casino industry's main lobbying group has quietly ended its efforts to legalize online gambling as its members stake starkly different positions on the matter.