SK Hynix Q1 net profit up 61 percent on-year
South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix saw its net profit shoot up 61 percent on-year in the first quarter on strong demand for chips for new mobile devices, the company said Thursday.
Facebook profit down but revenues, user base grow
Facebook said Wednesday that profit in the first quarter plunged 20 percent from a year ago but revenues got a lift from robust growth in mobile advertising.
Mobile devices contributing to increased time spent watching video
Google embraces 'mobile-friendly' sites in search shake-up
Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones and tablets in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information.
EU alleges Google's abuses hurt consumers, innovation
The European Union's escalating legal attack on Google is likely to ignite a debate about whether the Internet search leader makes life more convenient for consumers or abuses its power to squeeze out rivals ...
Securing a public safety broadband network with identity management
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), part of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), is building a nationwide public safety broadband network to provide first responders with acces ...
Fujitsu develops thin cooling device for compact electronics
Fujitsu Laboratories today announced the development of the world's first thin cooling device designed for small, thin electronic devices. Smartphones, tablets, and other similar mobile devices are increasingly ...
Who's Who in music streaming: Tidal, Spotify, Pandora & more
Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such as Pandora ...
Do mobile devices in the classroom really improve learning outcomes?
Mobile devices as teaching tools are becoming a more and more common part of the American education experience in classrooms, from preschool through graduate school. A recent Pew Research Center survey found ...
Microsoft buys Office collaborator app LiveLoop
Microsoft said Friday it has purchased the office mobile app LiveLoop, which allows multiple users to collaborate on PowerPoint presentations simultaneously.
Mobile battery life can be prolonged with system settings
Mobile devices have a large number of different adjustable system settings whose energy impact can be difficult to understand for the average user, and even for the expert.
Instagram releases collage-making app called Layout
Instagram on Monday released a stand-alone application that makes it easy to create collages of iPhone pictures.
Utilisation of smartwatches in situations requiring alerts
VTT Technical Research of Centre Ltd has developed various kinds of software for smartwatches that utilise speech recognition in social communication and show smart traffic data on the watch display. Now, ...
As Explorer loses ground, Microsoft readies new web browser
Look out, Internet Explorer. After 20 years of competing against rival web browsers, Microsoft is gearing up to launch its own alternative to its once-dominant Internet surfing program.