SolarCity loan deal could propel rooftop market
SolarCity will begin offering loans to homeowners for solar systems, a move that industry analysts say could reshape the market for rooftop solar and propel its rapid adoption.
IBM's Watson app whips up Big Data in the kitchen
Putting a chef's hat on its Watson supercomputer, IBM and the magazine Bon Appetit unveiled a new initiative Monday that seeks to use Big Data for gastronomy.
Scholars and scientists explore factors underlying serendipitous discoveries
What do Velcro, Tang, penicillin, the structure of DNA and the World Wide Web have in common?
IBM partners with universities on Watson projects
Watson is going to college. Students at seven of the country's top computer science universities will get a chance to try out IBM's famous cognitive computing system as part of new classes set for next fall.
Panel says universities should consider patents, IP development in faculty assessments
(Phys.org) —A group of senior university officials suggests it is time to add faculty research activities that translate into patents, licensing and commercialization of products to the traditional model ...
Intel bets big on cloud, with stake in Cloudera
In a sign of the growing importance of the Internet "cloud," software group Cloudera said Monday it raised a whopping $900 million to expand its big data corporate services.
Cybercriminals entrenched in 'Dark Web', researchers says
Cybercriminals are settling into a comfortable place in the "Dark Web" where they test, refine and distribute malware for online thievery.
Malware up, hackers bypass security safeguards, survey says
Malicious software is on the rise both on computers and mobile devices, fueled in part by hackers' ability to bypass a key security measure, researchers said Wednesday.
Neck tattoo patent filing from Motorola targets improved sound
GM working on 200-mile electric car, exec says (Update)
As automakers race to make cheaper electric cars with greater battery range, General Motors is working on one that can go 200 miles (320 kilometers) per charge at a cost of about $30,000, a top company executive said.
Apple unveils two new iPhones, starting at $99 (Update 2)
Apple on Tuesday unveiled two new iPhones, fielding a slick new top-end model along with one aimed at budget-conscious smartphone shoppers around the world.
Facebook tunes ranking of stories in news feeds
Facebook's quest to be a personalized newspaper for the Internet age continues with tweaks aimed at making sure members spy hot stories from their friends.
Corning VP says Gorilla Glass headed for automobiles
Intel introduces fourth generation processors
Intel Corp. unveiled its fourth generation processors in Taipei on Tuesday in a bid to give personal computers a new lease of life amid stiff competition from smartphones and tablets.