Facebook stocks up for Google fight
As Facebook and Google jockey for dominance of the Web, the social networking titan's $5 billion stock offering will give it a hefty warchest for the ongoing fight, analysts said.
User privacy key as Facebook goes public
Respect for privacy and the personal data of of its hundreds of millions of users is going to be an even greater concern for Facebook as the booming social network prepares to list on Wall Street.
SK Telecom Q4 net profit falls on higher spending
South Korea's largest mobile carrier SK Telecom said Thursday its fourth-quarter net profit fell 61 percent year-on-year due to higher spending on next-generation network technology and lower fees.
Smart paint could revolutionize structural safety
An innovative low-cost smart paint that can detect microscopic faults in wind turbines, mines and bridges before structural damage occurs is being developed by researchers at the University of Strathclyde ...
First US chief technology officer stepping down
Aneesh Chopra, who was tasked with bringing a dose of Silicon Valley to the US government as the first chief technology officer, is stepping down.
Ericsson and ZTE bury patent hatchets
Swedish mobile network giant Ericsson and Chinese rival ZTE have settled their patent infringement disputes, Ericsson said in a statement on Friday.
'The Social Network': Charles Dickens wrote the script
He looked at the technological revolution unfolding around him and recognized the possibility for new kinds of social networks, and the insight catapulted him to the pinnacle of his field and changed popular culture forever.
Facebook, Greenpeace in truce over data centers
(AP) -- Facebook and Greenpeace have called a truce over a clean energy feud that had the environmental group using the social network's own platform to campaign against it.
Tagged buys hi5 in Facebook challenge
Tagged on Wednesday bought fellow online community hi5 in a move aimed at creating a Facebook rival.
Watches that compute are the next small thing in technology
The watch may be making a comeback - and it will do much more than just tell time.
Study: Most people still don't trust online info
Over the past decade, Americans have witnessed the rise of social networks and mobile technology that's put the Internet at an arm's reach, day and night - yet a new study has found that people are even more distrustful of ...
World's first demonstration of multi-vendor equipment interoperability in transmitting 100 gigabit ethernet signals over
Fujitsu Limited, NEC Corporation, and Anritsu Corporation today jointly announced that, in field tests, for the first time in the world they successfully demonstrated interoperability testing for optical network interface ...
186 gigabits per second: High-energy physicists set record for network data transfer
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have set a new world record for data transfer, helping to usher in the next generation of high-speed network technology. At the SuperComputing 2011 (SC11) conference in Seattle ...
Sprint pledges support to Clearwire
(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. is mending fences with independent subsidiary Clearwire Corp., pledging Thursday to use the data network Clearwire is planning to build and to participate if the company raises more capital.