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.
Researchers use mobile phone data to predict employment shocks
Northeastern University computational social scientist David Lazer and his interdisciplinary research team have demonstrated that mobile phone data can be used to quickly and accurately detect, track, and predict changes ...
Smartphones, Twitter help gauge crowd size
Data from smartphones and Twitter can accurately show the size of a crowd, helping first responders in an emergency, a study on Wednesday said.
Team presents induction-powered biosensor chips detecting many molecules in vivo
It's only a centimeter long, it's placed under your skin, it's powered by a patch on the surface of your skin and it communicates with your mobile phone. The new biosensor chip developed at EPFL is capable ...
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.
Connected cars, data traffic jams, to challenge mobile operators
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 ...
A nano-transistor assesses your health via sweat
Made from state-of-the-art silicon transistors, an ultra-low power sensor enables real-time scanning of the contents of liquids such as perspiration. Compatible with advanced electronics, this 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 ...
Startup's advertising platform provides free mobile data to prepaid cellphone users in developing countries
In an unassuming office building in downtown Boston, a midsized tech startup founded by an MIT alumnus has a reach of more than half of the world's population.
"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.