Daily Archives: September 24, 2013
A company in San Diego, Maxwell Technologies, says it has developed a power system for remote controls that stores electricity without chemicals and can recharge in minutes.
Clive Thompson, a science and technology writer, argues that technology is making us more intelligent and creating an ambient awareness of the people around us.
Jacob Bakkila, a 29-year-old artist and Buzzfeed employee, said he had been operating the Twitter account for the last two years.
BlackBerry said that it had reached an agreement to sell the company for $9 a share to a group led by Fairfax Financial Holdings.
The LeapReader is an electronic pen that sounds out letters and words in LeapFrog books and teaches children how to write them.
Logitech’s Z600 Bluetooth speakers deliver some serious volume from a streamlined package.
A bit of cleverness can take you far in getting that elusive table.
The audio company Munitio has a keen eye for detail, and it shows in its new Pro40 model over-ear headphones.
The all-stock deal will create a big new producer of semiconductor and display manufacturing equipment with an expected market value of $29 billion.
OSLO (Reuters) – Climate experts on a U.N. panel should focus more on shorter reports on specialist subjects such as extreme weather in a shift from sweeping overviews of the kind being prepared this week in Stockholm, many scientists and governments say.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Oracle Corp CEO Larry Ellison skipped a keynote address at his software company’s massive annual customer conference on Tuesday to be on San Francisco Bay as his Oracle Team USA made a comeback in the America’s Cup.
TORONTO (Reuters) – Top BlackBerry executives sold small blocks of the company’s stock on the day that the smartphone maker warned of a huge quarterly operating loss and massive job cuts, according to Canadian regulatory filings.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Honeywell on Tuesday said it wanted U.S. air safety regulators to explain a new proposal to compel airlines to change cockpit instrument panels the company makes for Boeing planes over concerns that Wi-Fi signals could wipe out crucial readings and create a risk of crashing.
TORONTO (Reuters) – A tentative deal to take BlackBerry Ltd private will not necessarily resolve challenges that pushed the smartphone maker into a corner in the first place, but it gives the struggling company some breathing room.