Android dominant in two-horse smartphone race
Google Android dominated the global smartphone market in 2014, holding an 81.5 percent market share, with Apple's iOS second and no strong third player, market tracker IDC said Tuesday.
Terror attacks offer insights for first responders, study finds
When terrorists strike, emergency workers who have the proper training, information access and a positive work environment will make better decisions, according to research from the University at Buffalo ...
Xiaomi was China smartphone market leader in 2014: IDC
Upstart Xiaomi was the top smartphone company in China last year with a 12.5 percent market share, narrowly outpacing South Korea's Samsung, market intelligence firm International Data Corporation (IDC) said ...
Obama brings tech firms into his cybersecurity push
US President Barack Obama called Friday on Silicon Valley to put aside distrust of the government and become allies in defending cyberspace from terrorists, hackers and spies.
'Sharing economy' reshapes markets, as complaints rise
Want to make a bit of extra cash driving strangers around in your car, taking care of someone's dog, renting your apartment or cooking a meal?
Tablet sales show more signs of cooling
Tablet sales cooled dramatically in 2014 from the red-hot growth pace a year earlier, surveys showed Monday.
How do people post important life events on Facebook?
When Facebook users share information on important life events, do they prefer to do so directly (detailed status updated or wall posts) or indirectly (photos, change of job title)? How a person chooses to ...
Mexican billionaire becomes largest NY Times shareholder
The New York Times Co. says Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is now the largest holder of its publicly traded shares.
India Infosys co-founders sell shares for $1.1 billion
Co-founders of Infosys sold $1.1-billion worth of stock in India's second-biggest software services firm Monday, pushing down the share price of the pioneering outsourcing company by nearly five percent.
Peers unveils products for workers in the sharing economy
What's often known as the "sharing economy" - represented by legions of Airbnb hosts, drivers for Lyft and Uber and countless other micro-entrepreneurs - has increasingly gone mainstream, creating thousands of jobs and new ...
'Internet of Things' chipmakers to merge in $4 bn deal
Chipmakers Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion announced plans to merge Monday in a $4 billion deal bringing together two key makers of components for "Internet of Things" devices.
India on tap as first market for Microsoft Lumia 535
Microsoft is poised to use India as the launch pad for its first post-Nokia smartphone, the budget-priced Lumia 535.
Apple market value hits $700 bn
A rise in Apple shares Tuesday pushed the market value of the trend-setting US tech icon above $700 billion, becoming the first company to hit that milestone.
Firefox browsers switch to Yahoo for online search (Update)
Firefox maker Mozilla announced Wednesday that it is switching to Yahoo as the default service for online searches done through the Web browser in the United States.