Samsung, BlackBerry speed arrivals of new smartphones
South Korea's Samsung on Wednesday moved up the release date for it hotly anticipated Galaxy Note 4 big-screen smartphone, hitting the key Chinese market ahead of arch-rival Apple.
Apple's shadow looms large at Berlin electronics show
Berlin's gigantic IFA consumer electronics fair opens this week, with the shadow of Apple looming large even if the iconic US brand traditionally snubs the event.
Samsung sells 110-inch ultra-HD TV for $150,000 (Update)
Samsung said a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolution of standard high-definition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea.
Apple set to release bigger-screen iPhones, report says
Apple is planning to release two new versions of its iPhones with larger screens this year to meet competition from rival handset makers, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
Big-screen "phablet" smartphone sales to soar, report says
Sales of big-screen smartphones will soar in coming years as people who game or watch videos on the go opt for "phablets" with near tablet-size views.
Shipyard workers test out robot suits in South Korea
Samsung to unveil 'smartwatch' next month: reports
South Korea's Samsung Electronics will unveil its new Galaxy Gear "smartwatch" early next month, ahead of Apple's iWatch, Bloomberg news and a fan site said Saturday.
Japanese androids take us closer to 'Blade Runner' future
A future in which it is difficult to tell man and machine apart could soon become reality, scientists say, after recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan.
Researchers warn of 'hit and run' cyber attackers
Security researchers said Wednesday they uncovered a "cyber mercenary" team which specializes in attacks on targets in Japan and South Korea, and warned of more operations of that nature.
Apple wants patent lawsuit to include Samsung Galaxy S4
Apple has asked a federal judge in Silicon Valley to add Samsung's new flagship Galaxy smartphone to the list of devices targeted in a patent lawsuit involving Siri personal assistant software.
Materials scientists devise window that mutes sound but allows air to pass through
New high-tech laser method allows DNA to be inserted 'gently' into living cells
(Phys.org) —The applications of gene therapy and genetic engineering are broad: everything from pet fish that glow red to increased crop yields worldwide to cures for many of the diseases that plague humankind. ...
Samsung, Apple call truce in patent war outside US
Arch-rivals Samsung and Apple decided Wednesday to drop all patent disputes outside the United States, marking a partial ceasefire in a long-running legal war between the world's two largest smartphone makers.
SK Telecom introduces world's fist LTE-A network
South Korea's SK Telecom announced Wednesday the launch of a new generation mobile network that offers speeds twice that of its existing long term evolution (LTE) network and 10 times that of 3G services.