Apple hopes secret sauce can reshape markets
It's not the first with a smartwatch or mobile payments system, but Apple is likely to use its market muscle and sense of style and innovation to redefine those categories.
Top trends at IFA 2014, Europe's biggest gadget fair
From smartwatches to "phablets" to precision robot vacuum cleaners, Europe's IFA consumer electronics show showcases the latest in gadget wizardry.
Self-organizing robots: Robotic construction crew needs no foreman (w/ video)
On the plains of Namibia, millions of tiny termites are building a mound of soil—an 8-foot-tall "lung" for their underground nest. During a year of construction, many termites will live and die, wind and ...
Insight into future of ultra-HDTV live stream technology
Pioneering research at the University of Essex into making ultra-high definition TV (UHDTV) available to the masses will be showcased at the world's biggest international broadcasting event this week.
To win an election, a strongly connected voter network is key, physicists conclude
Industrial waste converted in coating for aircraft turbines
A group of specialists from the Center for Research in Advanced Materials (Cimav), have developed nanostructured coatings capable of withstanding temperatures exceeding 1000 degrees Celsius, which are used ...
News media losing role as gatekeepers to new 'social mediators' on Twitter, study finds
The U.S. government is doing a better job of communicating on Twitter with people in sensitive areas like the Middle East and North Africa without the participation of media organizations, according to a ...
Apparent massive hack attack reveals stars' nude pictures
Scandal rocked both Hollywood and the US tech industry Monday after an apparent hack of a cloud data service unleashed a torrent of intimate pictures of celebrities onto the Internet.
Apple ramps up iCloud defense against hackers
Apple is ramping up iCloud defenses in the aftermath of hackers swiping nude photos of celebrities from the online digital vault, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Apple pushes digital wallet with Apple Pay
Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card.
New LED packaging technology improves performance
A Mexican plant could lend the perfume industry more green credibility
The mere whiff of a dreamy perfume can help conjure new feelings or stir a longing for the past. But the creation of these alluring scents, from the high-end to the commonplace, can also incur an environmental toll. That ...
Toyota: Cars will be safer, but still need drivers
Your car soon will do more to help avoid a crash. As for one day leaving all the driving to the vehicle while you relax in back, don't get your hopes up.