Computer scientists win a major grant to network mobile devices in the cloud
A team of computer scientists at NJIT has won a multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation to come up with a platform that would allow mobile devices to interact with each other with help from the cloud. The technology ...
Microsoft revamps MSN to flow across devices
Microsoft is giving its MSN news service a crisper look, new lifestyle tools and seamless syncing across devices.
What Facebook's device tracking means for advertisers... and you
Facebook today unveiled the latest weapon in its digital arsenal: cross-device tracking capability. This enables advertisers to track individuals' usage behaviours between devices. ...
Lenovo profit up 23 percent on mobile growth
Lenovo Group, the world's biggest personal computer maker, said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 23 percent on strong growth in sales of smartphones and other mobile devices.
Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar (Update)
(AP)—Facebook is on a roll. The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.
Smartphones, tablets driving retail growth in Asia
Smartphones and tablet computers are expected to boost online retail sales in the Asia-Pacific region to more than $400 billion a year by 2018, a report said Friday.
What's your IT department's role in preventing a data breach?
How do organisations and their Information Technology departments rate when it comes to protecting themselves and their organisations against the ever present cyber risks and cybercrime? The answer is, on ...
Parrot launching smartphone-controlled drones
Wireless products maker Parrot unveiled a drone Sunday aimed squarely at smartphone or tablet owners keen on getting bird's eye views of the world.
Enabling secure notifications to mobile devices via the cloud
IBM inventors have patented a cloud computing security technique that enables app developers to ensure that data notifications are securely and confidentially pushed to and from mobile devices.
Game play remains at heart of changing lifestyles
For almost as long as there have been computers, there have been people intent in playing games with them.
Facebook's clout in wireless industry is growing fast
Less than two years ago, disillusioned investors were fleeing Facebook Inc. stock, worried the company would never figure out how to make the leap to mobile devices from personal computers, let alone make money on them.
Apple watches for conflict metal in supply chain
Apple on Thursday said it has verified that an essential metal used in its mobile devices is not coming from sources that help finance violent groups in Africa.
Yahoo big on desktops as world goes mobile
Yahoo was the most popular online venue visited from US desktop computers in December as modern lives increasingly revolve around using mobile devices to connect with the Internet.
Twitter desktop website gets mobile look
Twitter revamped its desktop webpages Monday to better mirror the experience of visiting the popular one-to-many text messaging service on smartphones.