New open-source online maps provide details of urban supply chains
As ever-larger "megacities" become home to more and more of the world's people, the supply chains that bring essential supplies to these crowded populations will become increasingly complex.
Live streaming enjoyment for multi-screen applications
Researchers have developed the FAMIUM development platform and are using it to create new application scenarios for adaptive video streaming in web browsers. One highlight is that content can be split between ...
Yahoo! revamps search page design
Yahoo! unveiled a new search page design Wednesday as part of the struggling Internet pioneer's effort to ramp up competition with Google.
Taiwan's Hon Hai in tie-up with Mozilla
Taiwan's tech giant Hon Hai Precision Monday announced plans to develop devices and software using Mozilla's Firefox operating system, in an attempt to diversify its existing manufacturing services.
Researchers develop new tool to provide radiation monitoring in Japan
A team of researchers from the University of Southampton have designed a new tool to intelligently combine nuclear radioactivity data in Japan. The technology harnesses the power of crowdsourced radiation data; an innovative ...
Review: Chromebook Pixel is beautiful, but pricey and limited
Intended as a flagship for its Chrome operating system, Google's new Chromebook Pixel feels too much like overkill.
Mozilla unveils preview smartphones in new push
The Mozilla Foundation on Tuesday unveiled two preview smartphones as it invited developers to try its new open-source mobile operating system challenging Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
Firefox OS Simulator offers playpen for primetime
Amazon.com sellers complain of tied-up payments, account shutdowns
For many small merchants, selling on Amazon.com is an easy way to boost their business in a tough economy - if only they can get paid.
Google trumpets Dart release as first stable version
Web-TV: a perfect match?
Do you surf the web in front of the TV, or tweet what you are watching? EU-funded researchers are creating technologies that combine web, social media and TV to enhance our experience and interactions across media.
Futuristic wall display shows real-time energy usage
(PhysOrg.com) -- There's more to the home energy conservation system designed by Queensland University of Technology industrial design graduate Erica Pozzey than meets the eye.
Smart way of saving lives in natural disasters
Software developed by computer scientists could help to quickly and accurately locate missing people, rapidly identify those suffering from malnutrition and effectively point people towards safe zones simply by checking their ...
YouTube launches broad entertainment venture
(AP) -- YouTube is making a bold step into original programming in an entertainment venture with some 100 content creators, from Madonna to The Wall Street Journal.