The first instrument ever built specifically to help astronomers study the effects of dark energy is now ready to document the history of the cosmos.
A LinkedIn survey of 7,000 office workers asks what technologies and tools are slated for the dust bin
Phone users can sign up to have incoming messages automatically translated from one language to another. Real-time voice translation could follow.
Telepresence systems that let you go to work remotely have proved awkward to use. One startup thinks it has solved those problems.
A firearm anyone can download and print in their own home may be the most controversial application yet of consumer 3D printing.
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A fight at a northern Chinese factory campus owned by major Apple Inc. supplier Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. escalated into larger-scale unrest early Monday, according to the company and local police.
Nuance is working with chipmakers on technology that would enable "persistent listening" apps.
You have to love the ease and convenience of NFC technology in smartphones. Unless you run a mass transit system in a major city that moves millions of people in and out of trains, morning noon and night, then love alone is not enough.
Toyota has unveiled a new assistant robot designed to help the disabled live more independently.
The website iFixit got its hands on a brand-new iPhone 5 Friday morning as soon as the device went on sale in Australia. As expected, the inquisitive crew immediately dissected it to assess its hackability — and to give us some delicious gadget pr0n.
The digitization of communications radios could mean cheaper, less power-hungry devices.
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MakerBot Industries is opening the first U.S. retail store dedicated to 3-D printing. Explore a space that may soon arrive at a shopping mall near you.
Google’s mobile operating system is particularly dominant in China’s rapidly growing smartphone market.
A firearm anyone can download and print in their own home may be the most controversial application yet of consumer 3D printing. But some gunlovers, it seems, want to see it happen badly enough to put their wallets behind it.
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MakerBot will open a 3-D printing shop on Sept. 20 in New York City. Inside, a new breed of machines prints out designs from the web. The hope: to make the hobby mainstream.
In 1989, when the iPhone wasn't a glimmer in Apple's eye, Radio Shack was selling a state-of-the-art $799 cell phone. The jingle might be upbeat, but the phone itself is pretty heavy. Ad Age did the math, and the $799 portable phone would be worth $1
A smarter, safer new industrial robot could bring automation to new areas of manual work and help many U.S. manufacturers regain a competitive edge.
Before 2005, it was impossible to bring vision back to about 1.5 million people worldwide who suffer from an inherited form of blindness known as retinitis pigmentosa.
The Predator drone is a key tool in the Pentagon's War on Terror, logging more than 1 million miles over scores of countries since its 1995 introduction.
Controlling the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum is a major asset in military operations.
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New York Times tech reviewer David Pogue has tried on a pair of Google's computerized headset/glasses, called Google Glass, and he's going bananas over them.
Whitman says, "We ultimately have to offer a smartphone," because the future of computing is smartphones. In developing countries people aren't going to buy HP desktops or laptops. If HP doesn't want to be hosed, it has to deliver a smartphone.
A reporter from the Shanghai Evening Post says he worked undercover at Foxconn Tai Yuan factory for ten days.
Apple just announced its next-generation smartphone, the iPhone 5.
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