Spain issues arrest warrant for auditor of failed wifi firm
A judge issued an arrest warrant on Thursday for the auditor of Spanish wireless networks provider Let's Gowex which has filed for bankruptcy protection after its chairman admitted falsifying accounts.
Austrian computer visionary Zemanek dies aged 94
Austrian computing pioneer Heinz Zemanek, who designed Europe's first computer, has died in Vienna aged 94, his university said on Thursday.
Microsoft CEO pivots sharply with 18,000 job cut (Update)
Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its 39-year history Thursday, outlining plans to cut 18,000 jobs in a move that marked the CEO's sharpest pivot yet away from his predecessor's drive for the company t ...
Brain-on-a-chip axonal strain injury model highlights mitochondrial membrane potential threshold
Researchers from the Biomedical Engineering Department of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey recently demonstrated the use of their "Brain-on-a-Chip" microsystem to assess specific effects of traumatic axonal injury. ...
India's TCS Q1 surges 45% on North America deals
India's biggest outsourcing firm Tata Consultancy Services Thursday reported a 45 percent jump in quarterly net profit from a year ago, led by strong growth in business from North America.
No evidence that California cellphone ban decreased accidents, study says
In a recent study, a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder found no evidence that a California ban on using hand-held cellphones while driving decreased the number of traffic accidents in the state in the first ...
New York proposes regulations for virtual currency (Update)
New York became the first U.S. state on Thursday proposed establishing rules for firms involved in receiving, transmitting and storing virtual currency. The proposal by the Department of Financial Services would establish ...
Researchers combinehundreds of videos to reconstruct 3D motion without markers (w/ Video)
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed techniques for combining the views of 480 video cameras mounted in a two-story geodesic dome to perform large-scale 3D motion reconstruction, including ...
Troy Wolverton: G Watch isn't quite ready, but Google shares the blame
Heading to a store shelf near you is a new generation of smartwatches that run new software from Google called Android Wear.
Chicago planning to lay superconducting cable to prevent power outages in the Loop
Tech review: HP Hybrid Laptop does double duty
Are you ready for a touch-screen computer? I'm pretty sure we're all going to be using our fingers on the screen eventually.
Entrepreneurial teen mines bitcoins, pays father for the power
One sign that Evan Neal isn't your typical 16-year-old: He contributes several hundred dollars toward the monthly electric bill at his father's house to cover the cost of running his energy-hungry computer equipment.
Microsoft axes 18,000 jobs as Nadella shifts focus (Update 2)
Microsoft announced its biggest job cuts ever Thursday as new chief executive Satya Nadella called for a new focus at the US tech giant while integrating the Nokia phone division.
Tokyo police make arrest in massive data leak case
Tokyo police said Thursday they had arrested an engineer for allegedly stealing massive amounts of personal data from an educational services firm, a leak that may ultimately affect more than 20 million people.