News tagged with mass market

The ethics of driverless cars

Jason Millar, a PhD Candidate in the Department of Philosophy, spends a lot of time thinking about driverless cars. Though you aren't likely to be able to buy them for 10 years, he says there are a number ...

Aug 21, 2014
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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.

Feb 25, 2014
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Android smartphones dominate, Windows gains

Google's Android platform was used on four out of five smartphones sold worldwide in the third quarter, while Microsoft's Windows Phone showed strong gains, said a survey out Tuesday.

Nov 12, 2013
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Taiwan's HTC reports record low net profit

Taiwan's smartphone maker HTC said Monday net profit slumped 98.1 percent in the three months to March compared to a year earlier, hitting a record low of Tw$85 million ($2.83 million).

Apr 08, 2013
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Looking Sharp at the Consumer Electronics Show

Sharp is not a powerhouse electronics company. It was reported this fall to be on the edge of bankruptcy. But even when financially healthy, it has played second or third fiddle, first to Sony and now to Samsung. But among ...

Jan 14, 2013
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