Computing at the speed of light: Team takes big step toward much faster computers
University of Utah engineers have taken a step forward in creating the next generation of computers and mobile devices capable of speeds millions of times faster than current machines.
As antitrust case looms, 'Peak Google' debated
As Google faces an antitrust probe from European regulators, some analysts are questioning whether the California tech giant's dominance has already peaked.
Researchers help video gamers play in the cloud without guzzling gigabytes
Gamers might one day be able to enjoy the same graphics-intensive fast-action video games they play on their gaming consoles or personal computers from mobile devices without guzzling gigabytes, thanks to ...
New technology could fundamentally change future wireless communications
Radio systems, such as mobile phones and wireless internet connections, have become an integral part of modern life. However, today's devices use twice as much of the radio spectrum as is necessary. New technology ...
Amazon drone patent has tracking, talking details
Nikola Labs phone case harvests back wasted energy
New centimeter-accurate GPS system could transform virtual reality and mobile devices
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a centimeter-accurate GPS-based positioning system that could revolutionize geolocation on virtual reality ...
"Fingerprinting" chips to fight counterfeiting
It's often said that no two human fingerprints are exactly alike. For that reason, police often use them as evidence to link suspects to crime scenes.
Online voting a step closer thanks to breakthrough in security technology
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a technique to allow people to cast their election vote online - even if their home computers are suspected of being infected with viruses.
Google unveils Android's latest technological tricks
Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple in the quest to ...
Struggling BlackBerry announces new round of layoffs
BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable.
Detecting and blocking leaky Android apps
Nine times out of ten, that Android app is connecting to multiple internet destinations without your knowledge, more than half of them require access to the sensitive, personal information on your mobile device in order to ...
PayPal's new chief promises new services for a mobile world
As PayPal prepares to split from its corporate parent, its new chief executive is promising to expand the popular online payment system, adding a variety of services for consumers to use when shopping on their phones or in ...
Microsoft's Bing search engine to go 'mobile friendly'
Microsoft said Thursday its Bing search engine would be reconfigured to give more prominence to "mobile-friendly" websites, an acknowledgment of the growing importance of smartphones and other mobile devices.