Saturday, April 5, 2014
A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there's no cellular service or Internet connection.
U.S. news media revenues have tumbled by roughly a third since 2006 amid a shift to digital media, researchers said Thursday.
Friday, April 4, 2014
The European Parliament adopted a “net neutrality” bill on Thursday, barring Internet service providers from giving preference to some kinds of traffic on their networks — such as streaming video — when it profits them.
After insisting that space relations wouldn't be altered by earthly politics, NASA on Wednesday said it was severing ties with Russia except for the International Space Station.
His eyes hidden by sunglasses, the soft-spoken African gestured at the model camel on his table, its hump hidden by a mysterious contraption topped with a windmill.
Microsoft unveiled a new virtual assistant for Windows Phone devices Wednesday as it seeks to gain traction in a highly competitive and lucrative market for smartphones.
Italy's top art detectives, global experts in finding stolen works, launched a smartphone app Wednesday to get people to collaborate on cracking crimes.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
In a sign of the growing importance of the Internet “cloud,” software group Cloudera said Monday it raised a whopping US$900 million to expand its big data corporate services.
Ever wondered if you look happily disgusted? Or sadly angry? There may one day be an app for that. U.S. researchers have uncovered a way for computers to recognize 21 distinct and often complex facial expressions, in what is being hailed as a breakthrough in the field of cognitive analysis.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.