Using RFID for fiber composites

Antennas that are capable of transmitting radio waves turn components into intelligent objects. Researchers have now found a way to embed these antennas in fiber composites. As a result, the technology also works with carbon ...

Smart card maker Gemalto reports record 2012 sales

The world's leading manufacturer of smart cards, Gemalto, posted on Thursday a 25-percent jump in 2012 net profit on record sales, and forecast double-digit growth for this year built on growth in the international mobile ...

The next big smartphone accessory: Your car

Automobile giants at the world's biggest mobile fair are showing off a new technology that turns a car into a smartphone accessory, allowing a driver to use cutting-edge apps without veering off the road.

Avis locks up Zipcar for $500 million

US car rental giant Avis announced plans Wednesday to buy the popular auto-sharing service Zipcar in a deal valued at $500 million.

PayPal to expand in Asia after mobile app launch

PayPal Asia-Pacific chief Rupert Keeley said Friday the US company plans to expand in the region over the next 12 to 18 months, after it launched the region's first payments service for smartphones.

Cloud-based secure desktop streaming from any PC

Today at the CeBIT Fair, IBM is announcing the Secure Enterprise Desktop, an innovative service that enables corporate users to securely access the contents of their entire hard disk, including operating system, applications ...

Gadget Watch: HP Envy 14 PC has smart-tag sensor

(AP) -- Thin, light laptops -known as "ultrabooks"- are a much-hyped category at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show, an annual showcase for the latest smartphones, tablet computers and other consumer-electronic ...

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