IT & Systems Management

Add-on lens could boost workplace apps for Google Glass

Google Glass may have been pulled from the consumer marketplace, but one team of researchers is still trying to improve it for workplace applications.


IT & Systems Management

Sony to release developer edition smart glasses for $840

While Google is pulling back from a consumer release of Glass, Sony is moving forward with sales to developers of its augmented reality SmartEyeglass.


IT & Systems Management

Even with Watson brains, robots need practical skills

What do you get if you take a cute humanoid robot and pair it with one of the world's best artificial intelligence programs? A smarter humanoid with few practical...


Business Management

Patent battles risk disrupting Xiaomi's international expansion

There's blood in the water and it comes from Xiaomi, a Chinese smartphone maker that risks becoming a target for patent holders that want the company to pay up....


Despite Mt. Gox fiasco, Karpeles still has Bitcoin plans

Mark Karpeles' t-shirt couldn't be more ironic.


Handheld Devices

Chinese smartphone vendors meld tech savvy with low prices to win home market

In China's booming smartphone market, it are not foreign companies but domestic brands such as Lenovo and Xiaomi that are dominating, according to analysts


Accounting and Finance

Sony profit leaps on PlayStation 4 strength

The hit PlayStation 4 game console and PS4 network revenue helped power Sony to a net profit of ¥26.8 billion (US$261 million) in the April to June quarter, a jump...


Business Management

15 things CEO Satya Nadella told Microsoft staff

In a 3,000 word email titled, "Bold Ambition & Our Core," sent to Microsoft employees on 10 July, CEO Satya Nadella outlined the company's future direction.


Handheld Devices

China's Xiaomi reports booming smartphone sales

Rising Chinese handset maker Xiaomi shipped nearly four times as many phones in the first half as it did a year earlier -- and could end overtaking Lenovo to become...


Handheld Devices

Why are Xiaomi phones so cheap?

Chinese smartphone vendor Xiaomi has made a name for itself by selling iPhone-like gear for almost a third of the price of Apple products. It may sound too good...


Our Case Studies

IDG Connect delivers full creative solutions to meet all your demand generation needs. These cover the full scope of options, from customized content and lead delivery through to fully integrated campaigns.


Our Research

Our in-house analyst and editorial team create a range of insights for the global B2B technology community. These look at the latest IT trends and other zeitgeist topics.



Do you think your smartphone is making you a workaholic?