Court tosses $368 mn patent case verdict against Apple
A federal appeals court on Tuesday tossed out a $368 million verdict against Apple, ruling that jurors were given evidence that may have skewed the sum.
'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach (Update)
Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company.
Coroner: Bitcoin exchange CEO committed suicide
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.
Cutting the cloud computing carbon cost
Cloud computing involves displacing data storage and processing from the user's computer on to remote servers. It can provide users with more storage space and computing power that they can then access from anywhere in the ...
Coinbase taking Bitcoin wallet platform to Europe
San Francisco-based Coinbase is taking its Bitcoin wallet to Europe with an aim of enticing more people there to use the digital currency.
High-performance computing crossing the barriers between clouds achieved
The Information Technology Research Institute of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology has developed a technology with which once an environment to perform high-performance ...
Spatial movie production – more creative and better value
The days when the camera viewed a scene from a single position are long gone. Nowadays, special effects are in demand, and even more so if they're in 3D. Researchers in the Spatial-AV project looked at how ...
Phones, watches and more unveiled at tech show
Samsung and other electronics companies used the IFA trade show in Berlin to showcase their holiday lineups.
Japan firm showcases 'touchable' 3D technology
Technology that generates touchable 3D imagery was unveiled in Japan Monday, with its developers saying users could pull and push objects that are not really there.
Leap Motion offers VR mount for hand recognition device, reveals plans for better VR experience
Ecuador heralds digital currency plans (Update)
Ecuador is planning to create what it calls the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, ...
Study shows readers absorb less information when reading on a Kindle
Czechs roll out new Bitcoin-style virtual currency
The Czech Republic launched its answer to Bitcoin on Tuesday when new virtual currency CzechCrownCoin started trading.
German researchers develop defense software: Potential protection against the "Hacienda" intelligence program
Today, a group of journalists has reported the existence of the "Hacienda" spy program. According to this report, five western intelligence agencies are using the Hacienda software to identify vulnerable ...