Download woes and HealthKit flaw bite iPhone software
Apple's typically adoring fans were grousing on Thursday over having to dump pictures and other digital keepsakes from iPhones to make room for a big, new operating system.
Samsung to release Note 4 'phablet' on October 17
Samsung announced Thursday that its eagerly-anticipated Note 4 "phablet" will be released on October 17.
Microsoft axes 2,100 as job cuts continue
Microsoft on Thursday said that it axed 2,100 jobs in a second round of cuts which were announced earlier this year.
Ellison gives up Oracle CEO role, becomes chairman
Oracle says Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO of the company he founded. The business software maker promoted Safra Catz and Mark Hurd to replace him as co-CEOs.
A more efficient, lightweight and low-cost organic solar cell
For decades, polymer scientists and synthetic chemists working to improve the power conversion efficiency of organic solar cells were hampered by the inherent drawbacks of commonly used metal electrodes, ...
Spacesuits of the future may resemble a streamlined second skin
For future astronauts, the process of suiting up may go something like this: Instead of climbing into a conventional, bulky, gas-pressurized suit, an astronaut may don a lightweight, stretchy garment, lined ...
Apple's new encryption to lock out government (Update)
Apple is rolling out new privacy protections for iPhones and iPads, with a new system that makes it impossible for the company to unlock a device even with a warrant.
The oscillator that could makeover the mechanical watch
For the first time in 200 years the heart of the mechanical watch has been reinvented, thereby improving precision and autonomy while making the watch completely silent. EPFL researchers have developed an ...
MIT groups develop smartphone system THAW that allows for direct interaction between devices
Peugeot hybrid compressed-air car set for Paris Motor Show
Alibaba's plan: Today, China. Tomorrow, the world.
Amazon and eBay should watch their backs. As Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba readies what could be the biggest initial public offering ever on the New York Stock Exchange, it is quietly hinting at plans ...
Review: Devices, apps act like one under iOS 8
The scores of new features in Apple's software update for mobile devices can be boiled down to one word: unity.
Online piracy thrives in Internet cloud: study (Update)
Online piracy of music, films and other content has moved to the Internet cloud, reaping big profits for digital thieves, according to a study released Thursday.
News Corp opposes Google in EU antitrust case
The media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch is joining the fray in Google's protracted European antitrust case, saying the technology company unfairly distorts competition.