Google Play growing fast, survey finds
Google's online Play shop of applications for Android-powered smartphones or tablets is growing fast, a report released Thursday by market tracker Distimo said.
Yahoo! seeks slice of smartphone photo-sharing pie
Yahoo! joined the fray over smartphone photo-sharing Wednesday by making it more enticing for iPhone users to use its Flickr service amid a rift between Twitter and the popular photo app Instagram.
Tool to detect early-stage tumours
An optical-fibre sensor that will help detect and diagnose cancers early is being developed by researchers at Swinburne University of Technology. Cancer remains a leading cause of death worldwide, with half of the nation's men - ...
'The Daily' doomed by dull content and isolation
It was too expensive. It lacked editorial focus. And for a digital publication, it was strangely cut off from the Internet. That's the obituary being written in real time through posts, tweets and online ...
Apple sacks exec in maps fiasco
Apple has ousted the executive who oversaw the mobile maps program which was a spectacular flop, a report said Tuesday.
Review: Nintendo Wii U enhances experience with GamePad
Nintendo's Wii felt like a gaming revolution. Unlike its increasingly complex, button-riddled competitors, the Wii's controller was a magic wand. Simply stand and point, it seemed to be saying, and leave ...
Apple products at top of kids' wish lists, survey finds
In 2012, 48 percent of children age 6 to 12 will ask Santa for an iPad, according to a new survey from Nielsen.
Advanced manufacturing venture highlights region's economic prospects
Printed electronics and related advanced manufacturing technologies have the potential to be a $45 billion global industry, according to business analysts.
Qeexo screentouch experience puts knuckles and nails to work (w/ video)
Review: Nintendo Wii U blows up dual-screen gaming
When Nintendo first broached the idea of multiple-screen video games in 2004, many critics were skeptical that players could focus on two images at once. Yet the handheld DS, blending one touch-sensitive ...
Microsoft releases IE 10 browser for Windows 7
The latest version of Microsoft's Web browser is now available to the vast audience connecting to the Internet on personal computers running on the Windows 7 operating system.
Despite their thick skins, alligators and crocodiles are surprisingly touchy
Crocodiles and alligators are notorious for their thick skin and well-armored bodies. So it comes as something of a surprise to learn that their sense of touch is one of the most acute in the animal kingdom.
Apple suit vs. Google over patent rates dismissed
A federal judge in Madison, Wisconsin, on Monday threw out a suit by Apple Inc. claiming that Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility is seeking unreasonably high license fees for the use of patents on wireless ...
RIM says its new BlackBerry phone in testing
BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion said Wednesday that its much-delayed new smartphones are now being tested by 50 wireless carriers around the world.