Dec 05,2013 14:54
China Mobile, the world's largest mobile carrier, has finally inked a deal with Apple to sell the iPhone, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
Dec 05,2013 14:11
Sensors tucked inside a bra can detect emotional states that lead to overeating in time to head off binges, according to studies assisted by a team from Microsoft Research.
Dec 05,2013 14:05
Toyota and wireless charging start-up WiTricity announced an IP licensing agreement today, an indicator that future plug-in hybrid and all-electric Prius cars could soon cut their charging cords.
Dec 05,2013 13:52
Next year will see demonstrable evidence of the Internet of Things, real-time communications on the Web, and SDN-enabled platforms with killer applications for them.
Dec 05,2013 13:50
You really, really need to dump Windows XP. No, really. Windows XP was great, and many users still love the operating system, but...it's more than a decade old. At the rate technology evolves, that makes Windows XP a near-relic. Although it may still appear to work fine, the mantra of "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" doesn't really apply to Windows XP. It's broken in many ways, and when Microsoft officially stops supporting it next April, it really will be broken.
Dec 05,2013 13:49
Coding is powerful magic, and learning to code is like reading a pile of moldy spellbooks while grinding alchemical ingredients into fine powders--at least, it used to be. But new, interactive learning tools put the exercises front and center, promoting you from apprentice to sorcerer at your own pace. Some make you prove that you understand a lesson before letting you move forward, resulting in a more engaging learning experience--and ideally, greater understanding. Not all are for beginners: Experienced coders sometimes need to pick up a new language, too. But they're all available on the Web, and most are free.
Dec 05,2013 13:44
If you're building applications for Android and iOS, cross-platform mobile development tools can make you more productive. Just don't expect the results to look pretty.
Dec 05,2013 12:27
The U.S. National Security Agency is collecting location data daily from tens of millions of cellphones around the world, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.
Dec 05,2013 12:09
Organizations drowning in big and small data will soon have a new way to wrangle, munge or transform it – however you want to describe the process – thanks to software from startup Trifacta that's now in beta tests.
Dec 05,2013 00:00
The holiday season is officially underway. Your good cheer could quickly turn sour, though, if you don't secure your browser before shopping online. Research from Qualys found that almost 40 percent of all browsers have critical vulnerabilities that could enable cyber criminals access to your personal data.