Samsung to launch new phone in China before Apple
Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea later this month as its flagging mobile business tries to defend sales from Apple's new ...
Smart meters could cause conflict for housemates, study shows
Arguments about whose turn it is to do the washing up, negotiating rights to the TV remote control and disputes over noise—as many students returning to university for the new academic year are about to ...
Nature's elegant and efficient vision systems can detect cancer
(Phys.org) —Mantis shrimp eyes are inspiring the design of new cameras that can detect a variety of cancers and visualise brain activity.
EnGo public charging station serves university students
Turkey's Erdogan dismisses new iPhone: 'Same as the last'
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, known for his hostility to social networks and mobile technology, on Sunday brushed off the frenzy surrounding Apple's new iPhone 6, saying it was much the same as its iPhone 5 predecessor.
German military struggles with hardware problems
(AP)—First a group of German army instructors got stranded in Bulgaria en route to Iraq when their plane malfunctioned.
Activist investor pushes Yahoo to buy rival AOL
(AP)—Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is getting some unsolicited advice on how to turn around the long-struggling Internet company, just like some of her predecessors who tangled with investors dissatisfied with ...
Can cartoons be used to teach machines to understand the visual world?
An enormous gap exists between human abilities and machine performance when it comes to understanding the visual world from images and videos. Humans are still way out in front.
Researcher is working to predict electric power blackouts before they happen
The largest power outage in United States history, the 2003 Northeast blackout, began with one power line in Ohio going offline and ended with more than 50 million people without power throughout the Northeast ...
Record iPhone weekend sales top 10 million (Update)
Apple broke its sales record for an opening weekend of a new iPhone model, delivering 10 million in three days and boasting it could have sold more if it had them.
FBI head criticizes Apple, Google over data encryption
Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey hit out at Apple and Google on Thursday over new data-security measures designed to reassure customers wary of government prying.
Prejudices and discrimination threat for efficient financial market
Prejudices about ethnicity and culture influence how and why financial markets respond to the initial public offering for companies and the valuation of the shares. In her thesis, Ivana Naumovska from the Erasmus Research ...
Piezoelectric chin device harvests jaw movements for energy
Europe Union OKs constant chatting on flights
(AP)—European skies may soon be alive with the sound of small talk with new safety guidance allowing the use of all portable electronics, including cell phones, at any time during flights.