Stores can see where you go by tracking your phone (Update)
Should shoppers turn off their smartphones when they hit the mall? Or does having them on lead to better sales or shorter lines at the cash register?
Facebook expands reach with $19 bn deal for WhatsApp (Update)
Facebook said Wednesday it was buying the fast-growing mobile messaging service WhatsApp in a deal worth an eye-popping $19 billion, expanding the global footprint of the social networking giant.
Google out to spread its super-fast Internet service (Update)
Google on Wednesday ramped up its drive to build a super-fast US Internet network in a budding challenge to the grip a handful of titans have on service.
US renews 'Open Internet' push after court order (Update 2)
US regulators called Wednesday for new "open Internet" rules following a court ruling that struck down much of the so-called "net neutrality" provisions.
Medicine goes mobile with smartphone apps, devices
Thanks to smartphones, email, video games and photo sharing are available at the touch of a finger. But attach a special case and that same phone can produce an electrocardiogram (EKG) from the electrical ...
Google asks Internet eyewear fans not to be "Glassholes"
Google gave early adopters of its Internet-connected eyewear a bit of advice: don't be "Glassholes."
Fixes in the works for Moon-struck Linksys routers
Unobtrusive, wearable blood pressure sensor for long-term continuous monitoring
A team of researchers in Korea have developed a wearable blood pressure sensor that is sufficiently compact and unobtrusive which can be used to provide long-term continuous monitoring without affecting the ...
A battery small enough to be injected, energetic enough to track salmon
(Phys.org) —Scientists have created a microbattery that packs twice the energy compared to current microbatteries used to monitor the movements of salmon through rivers in the Pacific Northwest and around ...
Sound-based login startup joins Google tech chorus
An Israel-based startup specializing in using sounds instead of passwords for logging in said Monday it has been bought by Google.
US Navy ready to deploy laser for first time
Some of the Navy's futuristic weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds.
Google plans aerospace, robotics projects for Hangar One
If you were Google Inc., what would you do with a 350,000-square-foot hangar that was originally built to house helium airships for the U.S. Navy?
Robotic EcoMow cuts and uses grass as fuel
SnapChat hack a snap for Georgia Tech student
Faced with a decision between braving the below-freezing cold outside and breaking SnapChat's new security feature, Steven Hickson said it was a no-brainer.