| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:01 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group of ex-gaming industry executives say they can use their design chops to solve a major health challenge: Sick patients neglecting to take their medication and costing employers and insurance providers billions of dollars....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:52 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc has begun keeping the personal data of some Chinese users on servers in mainland China, marking the first time the tech giant is storing user data on Chinese soil.
The storage of user data in China represents a departure...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the latest video game sensation, the player encounters an attractive stranger at a bar and must make a difficult choice: flirt or network.
The goal: climb the Hollywood food chain and transform from a starving no-name to a rich-and-famous A-lister....
| Aug 18, 2014
Lego's groundbreaking female scientists set sold out almost immediately after it was released this month. But never fear, fans of feminist toys: A new Barbie doll, now in stock, is also shattering the plastic ceiling.
Yes, that swan-necked, thigh-gapped...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:46 PM
The Maryland Public Service Commission's decision this week to classify the ride-sharing service Uber as a common carrier is probably not the end of the story as to whether the company will continue its operations in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Uber has...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Computer science is getting stunningly close to granting the wish of the Scarecrow, not to mention the needs of the modern soldier.
The Pentagon has long sought what the Wizard of Oz could not manufacture: a brain, or at least an electronic cognition...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:05 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. Pushing aggressively ahead of other states, California on Thursday moved closer to requiring that all new smartphones come equipped with a "kill switch" that renders the device useless if stolen or lost.
Senate Bill 962, authored by...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Like a kindly uncle, physicist Shin-Tson Wu banters with his students as they work in an optics lab at the University of Central Florida. They become respectfully silent, however, when he sits down at a microscope to peer at the pixels of an iPhone...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:05 AM
ST. LOUIS It started as a tale of intrigue. Nobody answered the phone at a small law office in St. Peters. Clients arriving for appointments in late October found an eerie scene: door unlocked, nobody there, computers running, case files on the floor....
| Aug 3, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Lawmakers have flipped the kill switch again, and legislation nearly defeated by the powerful wireless communications industry appears close to passage.
At stake is a bill that would allow owners to remotely deactivate their smartphones if they are...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Originally, mobile phones were the size, shape and heft of your average brick. People would walk down the street yelling, "Guess where I'm calling from!" into the mouthpiece.
Now we have "smartphones." Ironically, it's the user who has to be smart to...