Android tops as tablets go mainstream
Tablet computer sales soared last year with Android-powered devices dethroning iPads atop a booming global market, according to figures released Monday by Gartner.
Android extends gains on Apple, Windows Phone is third
The Google Android system extended its gains over Apple's iPhone globally in the last quarter of 2013, and Windows Phone grabbed the number three market position, a survey showed Wednesday.
Google becomes number two in market value
Google overtook US oil giant ExxonMobil on Monday to become the world's number two company when rated by market value, behind its high-tech rival Apple.
Palestinian women make strides in high-tech
Growing up in a traditional society, Abeer Abu Ghaith was often told a woman's future is in her husband's kitchen. Quietly, the 29-year-old proved everyone wrong.
Is job insecurity becoming the norm for young people?
In recent years, job insecurity among young people has risen to unsettling proportions. Last year, The Economist reported that as many as 290 million 15-24 year olds were not participating in the labour market—"nearly as lar ...
Google still controls your information, despite EU ruling
After a long investigation, Google has finally reached a settlement with the European Commission about how it presents search results.
Prices under pressure as global smartphone sales slow
Growth in global smartphone sales is slowing, pressuring manufacturers to bring down prices to win customers in new markets, a research firm said Wednesday.
Dutch close Utopia website selling guns, drugs, murder
Police have seized Dutch online bazaar Utopia, a site similar to the infamous Silk Road for trading illegal goods, and arrested five suspects, the Dutch public prosecutor said Wednesday.
Smartphone giants want your body
Smartphone makers are fighting for space on your wrist and your head, lucrative real estate for a new wave of high-tech devices if only they can persuade you to wear them.
Prevalence and persistence of job-education mismatch among immigrants to U.S.
Many highly educated immigrants coming to the U.S. without a job lined up have been unable to find work at their level of education, leading to considerable "brain waste," Purdue University researchers have found.