Miniature probes help tackle climate change
Promising research on the use of miniature pressure probes to gauge the water status of wheat leaves could ultimately help farmers adapt to the effects of climate change.
Fujitsu develops easy way to transfer files with video of pc screens shot by mobile devices
Fujitsu Laboratories announced the development of technology that makes it possible to transfer files between a PC and a mobile device by simply using a mobile phone or tablet to capture a video of a file ...
Mozilla unveils preview smartphones in new push
The Mozilla Foundation on Tuesday unveiled two preview smartphones as it invited developers to try its new open-source mobile operating system challenging Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
China's Huawei criticizes US security complaints
Chinese tech giant Huawei on Monday criticized U.S. claims the company might be a security risk as trade protectionism that harms consumers.
Smartphone touted as 'remote for your life' at CES
It can talk to your car, your refrigerator, water your plants and help you stay fit and healthy: the smartphone is become the consumer's remote control for life.
Ericsson sues Samsung in US for patent infringement
Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson said that it was suing South Korean rival Samsung in a US court for violating patents.
Measuring 'the Cloud': Performance could be better
(Phys.org)—Storing information "in the Cloud" is rapidly gaining in popularity. Yet just how do these services really work? Researchers from the University of Twente's Centre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT) ...
Third of world's population has Internet: UN
More than a third of the world's population is online while mobile phone uptake increased by more than 600 million in 2011 to around six billion, a UN agency said Thursday.
On-board mobile phone to power low-cost satellite
(Phys.org)—A University of Queensland staff member is sending a satellite into space more powerful than the Curiosity Rover which recently landed on Mars.
iPhone 5 big success, but no leap forward: analysts
The new iPhone 5 is on its way to unprecedented commercial success, but the world's most iconic smartphone is facing tougher competition from rivals out-innovating Apple, analysts say.
Google goes low-tech to unleash Nigeria potential
(AP)—Despite all its cutting-edge technology, Google Inc. has turned to the humble text message to break into Nigeria's booming economy.
Analysis: Should you buy the new iPhone 5?
After months of speculation and rumors that often precede new Apple products, the iPhone 5 has arrived. And with pre-orders set to begin Friday, the question is: Should you buy one?
China high-tech firms deny spying before Congress (Update)
(AP)—Two major Chinese technology companies on Thursday denied allegations that some of their equipment is designed to facilitate spying, but struggled to convince U.S. lawmakers that they are independent ...
Apple patent win may reshape sector, slow Google
Apple's decisive victory in a landmark US patent case against Samsung could reshape the hot sector for mobile devices and slow the momentum of Google and its Android system, analysts say.