Silicon nanophotonics: Using light signals to transmit data
(Phys.org)—IBM announced today a major advance in the ability to use light instead of electrical signals to transmit information for future computing. The breakthrough technology – called "silicon nanophotonics" ...
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.
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.
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
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.
Google boosts photo offerings to rival Facebook
Google is digging deeper into its technology toolkit to turn its social networking service into a more formidable threat to Facebook, sprucing up its photo features at a time when sharing snapshots online ...
New technique helps robotic vehicles find their way
(Phys.org) —A Wayne State University researcher understands that the three most important things about real estate also apply to small ground robotic vehicles: location, location, location.
HPC means business in Cray XC30-A supercomputer debut
Google tosses Reader as house cleaning continues
Google said it was tossing its Reader service and seven other products under a house cleaning campaign that has closed 70 of the Internet giant's features in the past two years.