Conventional CMOS image sensors are not suitable for low-light applications such as fluorescence, since large pixels arranged in a matrix do not support high readout speeds. A new optoelectronic component speeds up this process. ...
Tablet computers and electronic readers promise to eventually close the book on the ink-and-paper era as they transform the way people browse magazines, check news or lose themselves in novels.
Dell said it would halt sales of its Android tablet computer in the US market, as rival Amazon's new Kindle Fire has heated up in a market dominated by Apple's iPad.
Amazon began offering digital books in Spanish and Italian for the Kindle on Thursday and selling Spanish- and Italian-language versions of the electronic book reader.
European anti-trust regulators approved Wednesday the sale of Samsung Electronics' hard-disc-drive business to US firm Seagate Technology for $1.375 billion (995 million euros) in cash and stock.
With electronic books growing in popularity, the publishing world focuses on fighting the threat of digital book pirates, much as the music industry once did with illegal downloading.
Thousands of US libraries on Wednesday began lending digital books over the Internet for reading on Amazon's popular Kindle devices.
Amazon on Thursday launched a test version of Kindle software that lets readers fire off questions to authors in text messages sent from the popular electronic book readers.
A group of Taiwan scientists have developed an environmentally friendly form of rewritable electronic paper that works without electricity.
(AP) -- A study commissioned by Samsung into cancers among six of its semiconductor workers found they were unrelated to exposure to chemicals on the job but the electronics giant is not yet releasing the full results.