China Internet population reaches 632 million
China is now home to 632 million Internet users, a government agency said Monday, although use of social networks has dropped amid a crackdown.
Mobile demand helps lift Taiwan exports 10.6% in June
Taiwan's export orders in June rose 10.6 percent year-on-year to a 17-month high, largely boosted by continuing strong demand for electronic products, the government said Monday.
Microsoft axes 18,000 jobs as Nadella shifts focus (Update 2)
Microsoft announced its biggest job cuts ever Thursday as new chief executive Satya Nadella called for a new focus at the US tech giant while integrating the Nokia phone division.
BlackBerry stock falls after Apple-IBM deal
Blackberry stock fell sharply Wednesday, one day after the announcement of a landmark deal between rivals Apple and IBM to offer custom-tailored apps for businesses.
Company gets new name after protests by Hawaiians
(AP)—A company aiming to provide easier access to sexually transmitted disease test results and other medical records has found a new name after facing protests by Native Hawaiians for using the word hula.
A drone that finds survivors through their phones
A drone makes large circles in the sky. With two powerful antennas, it sniffs the data packets emitted by mobile phones. On the ground, an interface developed specifically for this project makes it possible ...
Apple, IBM team up on mobile devices for business
Apple and IBM unveiled a "landmark" partnership to win over business customers by offering iPhones and iPads that are specially tailored to the corporate world.
Smarter ads for smartphones: When they do and don't work
Brands spent $8.4 billion on mobile advertising in 2013, and that number is expected to quadruple to $36 billion by 2017, according to eMarketer. But do mobile display ads—those tiny banner ads that pop ...
It might seem a bit old school, but the Post Office is well placed to run mobile phones
The Post Office has announced plans to launch a mobile phone service later this year. It's a tough market to break into, however, with big supermarket chains already offering similar services. For most of ...
Yahoo buys video streaming startup RayV
Yahoo announced Friday it has bought an Israel-based startup specializing in streaming high-quality video to computers and mobile devices.
San Francisco parking spot app shuts down service (Update)
An Italian company whose mobile app allows San Francisco drivers to get paid for the public parking spaces they exit has temporarily shut down the service following an order from the city attorney.
NY attorney general sues to stop ride-sharing Lyft
(AP)—New York's attorney general has sued to block Lyft, the on-demand ride-sharing app, from operating in New York.
North Carolina entrepreneur has his finger on the pulse of the payments industry
Companies around the world are wondering how they can harness the power of smartphones to gain a competitive edge at a time of quickly changing mobile technology.
Researchers harness a powerful new source of up-to-date information on economic activity
Researchers at the University of Michigan, University of California Berkeley, and Arizona State University have developed a new data infrastructure for measuring economic activity.