Economics of using mesquite for electricity dependent on outside factors
Using mesquite biomass for electricity generation may become economically feasible if ecological and agricultural factors are considered, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research paper being published in ...
Samsung Galaxy S5 makes global debut
The latest version of Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphone went on sale worldwide Friday, days after the electronics giant announced it was facing a second consecutive quarter of profit decline.
Sneak a peek through the mist to technology of the future (w/ video)
A tabletop display with personal screens made from a curtain of mist that allow users to move images around and push through the fog-screens and onto the display, will be unveiled at an international conference ...
Google releases developers kit defining Ara phone platform
Google Glass available in US as of April 15
Google will makes it controversial Internet-linked Glass eyewear available for purchase for a limited time in the United States beginning on April 15.
UK government report shows local police are not ready to fight cyber-crime
Beating heart powers pacemaker
(Phys.org) —An interdisciplinary research team including Northwestern University's Yonggang Huang has developed a flexible medical implant that harvests the energy of the beating heart. Such a device could ...
Toyota gas cars get efficient engine from hybrids (Update)
Toyota has developed an efficient gasoline engine using technology fine-tuned with gas-electric hybrids, in which the Japanese automaker is an industry leader.
Dropbox out to be a home in the Internet 'cloud'
Dropbox is out to be the hip home in the cloud for photos, documents, video and other digital possessions amassed by Internet-age lifestyles.
Facebook smartphone chats pushed to Messenger app
Facebook has begun pushing smartphone chats between friends to a stand-alone Messenger application.
Hand out money with my mobile? I think I'm ready
A service is soon to launch in the UK that will enable us to transfer money to other people using just their name and mobile number. Paym is being hailed as a revolution in banking because you can pay peopl ...
Obama launches measures to support solar energy in US
The White House Thursday announced a series of measures aimed at increasing solar energy production in the United States, particularly by encouraging the installation of solar panels in public spaces.
Researcher finds flaw in Samsung fingerprint check
A Berlin-based researcher says he has managed to fool the fingerprint-based security system on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone using wood glue and a picture of the original print.
Tailored approach key to cookstove uptake
Worldwide, programs aiming to give safe, efficient cooking stoves to people in developing countries haven't had complete success—and local research has looked into why.