Daily Archives: September 4, 2013
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday a jury decided in its favor in the second of two trials in federal court in Seattle concerning Motorola’s licensing of so-called standard, essential patents used in Microsoft products.
Incursions by humans into forests, coupled with climate change, will make fires bigger and more destructive, with implications for air quality as well as homes and infrastructure.
An exploration of the purpose of journalism in a disrupted era.
Tests showed extremely high levels of ammonia in the Fu River upstream from a chemical plant, raising new alarms about the degradation of rivers in China.
After Hurricane Sandy’s watery wrath remade parts of New York City’s coastline, could a long lost ship have finally been found off the South Bronx?
Analysts are questioning whether Japan’s government and the operator of the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant have the expertise and ability to manage the crisis.
Microsoft’s purchase of some of Nokia was marked by a series of high-level negotiations that included Steven A. Ballmer that went nowhere.
A new generation of computerized watches, bolstered by some functionality currently found on smartphones, could reintroduce timekeeping to wrists.
The timing of the release could also give Samsung a leg up over Apple, which has yet to unveil a similar device but has long been rumored to be working on one.
Virtual reality is a decades-old concept, but as processing power improves, it is enabling new uses and faster interactions between virtual and real objects.
A team in England said it had expanded the scale of an experimental technique that alerts a group of computer users that someone is listening in on their transmissions.