Barclays to allow payments by using Twitter handles
Smart bottles make use of printed sensor tags
Samsung offers new ePoP memory for smartphones
Attosecond laser provides first 'movie' of fast electrons jumping band-gap of semiconductor
The entire semiconductor industry, not to mention Silicon Valley, is built on the propensity of electrons in silicon to get kicked out of their atomic shells and become free. These mobile electrons are routed ...
Intel takes aim at the mobile market again
With a flurry of new chips and strategies, Intel is mounting its biggest push ever into a mobile computing market that threatens one of its key business lines.
E-signature, mobile tools in Adobe PDF subscription service
Adobe, the company behind the ubiquitous PDF format for documents, is touting electronic-signature and mobile capabilities in a new subscription package aimed at helping individuals and businesses manage ...
Apple's next big thing aims for wrists (Update 2)
Apple aims to have its smart watch on wrists in China, the US and beyond in April, and ignite its first new gadget category since the debut of the iPad.
As hacking grows, biometric security gains momentum
With hackers seemingly running rampant online and millions of users compromised, efforts for stronger online identity protection—mainly using biometrics—are gaining momentum.
Hackers threaten phone in your pocket, experts warn
The boom in smartphones among often careless users has made happy hunting for hackers, whose virus attacks and hijacking of unprotected mobiles are multiplying, experts warn.
Phone firms and the quest for the 5G Holy Grail
Lightning-quick downloads, driverless cars and remote surgery: telecom firms are racing to develop a new generation of "5G" mobile networks that could start to change the world in five years.
BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software
BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software.
Stolen SIM card keys could be powerful spy tool (Update)
It would be another powerful tool in the arsenal of US and British spy services: encryption keys for a large share of the SIM cards used for mobile phones.
Snowden leak: NSA helped British steal cell phone codes (Update)
Britain's electronic spying agency, in cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency, hacked into the networks of a Dutch company to steal codes that allow both governments to seamlessly eavesdrop on ...