Microsoft unveils 'SurroundWeb'—whole room web display concept
A wireless Cone learns music preferences
'Tribo-electric,' the buzzword of the future?
Out at sea, gentle waves provide power for thousands of homes. In cities, dancefloor moves generate electricity for nightclubs. In the countryside, hikers use leg power to recharge their phones.
Transparent, color solar cells fuse energy, beauty
(Phys.org) —Colorful, see-through solar cells invented at the University of Michigan could one day be used to make stained-glass windows, decorations and even shades that turn the sun's energy into electricity.
Instant messaging will get Tor treatment in TIMB
The dark side of fair play
We often think of playing fair as an altruistic behavior. We're sacrificing our own potential gain to give others what they deserve. What could be more selfless than that? But new research from Northeastern University assistant ...
Samsung introduces free streaming radio service
Samsung on Friday unveiled a new free music service for its phones that it touts as a significant improvement from the apps already on the market.
Recycling heat from industry could reduce carbon emissions
Industrial processes that require high temperatures often expel any surplus heat into the environment. While industries are fairly good at using as much of this surplus as possible, a small amount of heat ...
Mozilla to improve JPEG compression with mozjpeg tool
Judge rejects Apple bid to ban Samsung devices (Update)
A federal judge Thursday rejected Apple's request to ban an array of Samsung smartphones and tablets found to have infringed on patents held by the US tech giant.
Red Hat programmer discovers major security flaw in Linux
NIRS probe small enough for implanted use in brain functional imaging
Research from Japan has produced a NIRS probe small enough for implanted use in brain functional imaging of humans. Based on flexible printed circuit technology, the probe is also cheaper and simpler to produce ...
Robotic prosthesis turns drummer into a three-armed cyborg (w/ Video)
Professor Gil Weinberg has already built a band of robotic musicians in his Georgia Tech lab. Now he's created a robot that can be attached to amputees, allowing its technology to be embedded into humans. ...
New research could help make 'roll-up' digital screens a reality for all
A study, published today in Nature's Scientific Reports identifies a new technology which could see flexible electronics such as roll-up tablet computers, widely available in the near future. So far, this area of electronic design ...