What to get a tech-savvy kid who's tired of the same old tablets and video games? New toys this year range from easy-to-use sets for building circuits to a talking dinosaur powered by IBM's Watson artificial-intelligence ...
A veteran computer scientist hates sitting in his car at stop lights, so he creates software that makes the experience less annoying. A former engineering professor wants to double the range of today's electric vehicles. ...
A Singapore Coroner's Court has found that the American CEO of a virtual currency exchange committed suicide earlier this year in Singapore because of work and personal issues.
Twitter is mulling plans to buy the German-based music-sharing service SoundCloud to fuel growth at the social network, the news site Re/code reported Monday.
For much of the 20th century, many of the technological innovations that drove U.S. economic growth emerged from "idea factories" housed within large companies—research units like Bell Labs or Xerox PARC that developed ...
Research from the University of Virginia and the universities of Michigan and Washington is the foundation of a startup company, PsiKick, that plans to manufacture the lowest-power wireless sensors in the world.
The United States Supreme Court will decide whether a startup company can offer live television broadcasts over the Internet without paying fees to broadcasters.
Israeli hi-tech has become the target of a buying frenzy, with startups sparking investment bids and a flurry of mergers and acquisitions unseen since the dotcom bubble burst in 2000.
Facebook will acquire an Israeli start-up called Onavo, the Tel Aviv-based firm said Monday, in a deal reportedly worth up to $200 million.
If you follow the money, the Northwest's hottest startup is now 140 miles north of Seattle. Called HootSuite, it's a 370-employee company at the heart of a resurgent startup community in Vancouver.