Manufacturing processes driving smartphone prices down
A change is taking place in the mobile phone market that has the potential to bring more power to the consumer. Cheaper devices are becoming an option and while they're not quite ready yet, they could revolutionise ...
Apple, Google and Samsung ... is it peacetime in the patent wars?
Apple and Google agreed last week to abandon mutual litigation over smartphone software and hardware patents. Yesterday the Korea Times reported that it appears likely Apple and Samsung will also reach a simila ...
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 ...
Spotify jumps to 10 million paying subscribers
Music streaming giant Spotify says it now has 10 million paying subscribers worldwide.
Top PC maker Lenovo posts 29% jump in annual profits (Update)
Chinese computer maker Lenovo Group on Wednesday announced a jump in full-year net profits of 29 percent, driven by record sales of smartphones.
Intelligent transport systems
Technology developed by the University of Leicester is to play a vital part in a new million-euro transport project of the European Commission's Competitiveness and Innovation programme of the European Mobile and Mobility ...
What consumers can expect from AT&T, DirecTV deal
Ready to bundle your mobile phone and TV bills together? That is one of the changes customers can expect if AT&T Inc.'s proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV is approved by regulators. ...
Google buys corporate mobile-device manager Divide
Google has bought Divide, a startup that helps companies manage the mobile devices that employees are increasingly relying upon to get their work done.
Apple, Google call truce in smartphone patent war
Google and Apple, the two technology titans behind the world's top smartphone platforms, called a truce Friday in a long-running patent war.
From the smartphone to the Cloud and back again
Mike Panciera had already helped a blind man navigate the perilous fantasy worlds of video games. It made sense that the next step would be to design a mobile app to help the blind find their way through ...
PlayStation 4 leads jump in US console sales
Sony's PlayStation 4 led a surge in console sales that lifted the US video game market in April, said figures released Thursday by market research firm NPD Group.
Projection system barely larger than a grain of sugar
Lemoptix is developing an ultra-compact projector. The EPFL spin-off has already successfully entered a very competitive market, and will target new markets in 2014.
Mobile robot to boost aerospace production
We don't have to look too far into the future to see a time when mobile robots and people will be working side-by-side in production facilities. In fact, for the aerospace manufacturing industry, this scenario ...
Mobile driving up US online retail sales, study finds
US online retail sales are expected to grow to $294 billion this year, with nearly one-third of the total from mobile devices, a research firm said Monday.