Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Nine years after he placed the first telephone call, Alexander Graham Bell tried another experiment: he recorded his voice on a wax-covered cardboard disc on April 15, 1885, and gave it an audio signature: “Hear my voice — Alexander Graham Bell.”
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Taiwan's largest wireless provider, on Tuesday launched mobile satellite services in cooperation with a Middle East-based operator that can turn Apple Inc.'s iPhone into a satellite phone.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo made its first powered flight Monday, breaking the sound barrier in a test over the Mojave Desert that moves the company closer to its goal of flying paying passengers on brief hops into space.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The roving coral grouper, a predator fish of the tropical reef, uses sign language to advise fellow hunters of hiding prey, according to a study published on Tuesday.
Global shipments of large-sized panels will show a temporary correction in April after peaking in March, according to a local flat screen research institute.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Yahoo on Monday released an iPhone app that weaves in story-summarizing software bought from a London schoolboy last month for a sum reported to be around US$30 million.
HTC Corp. said Tuesday that its business will remain intact in the near term despite a court ruling that may force it to abandon the microphone technology used in the Taiwanese smartphone maker's new flagship HTC One phone.
PC makers Acer and Asus are actively positioning themselves within the growing PC market, and are rolling out low-priced tablets and notebooks for the rest of 2013, according to a local news source.
Global ICT solution provider Huawei presented its flagship device, the 6.1-inch Ascend Mate, yesterday, with a super-sized eye-catching screen.