It may seem like a good sign when everyone wants a piece of an emerging product category even before ascertaining its market share. But it’s probably not a good sign when that category is littered with lawsuits.
Officials in southeastern New Mexico began work on a plan this week to divide a cache of Atari video games dug up from an old landfill last month.
Google's Motorola Mobility handset unit has announced it will shutter its North Texas factory, by the end of this year, barely a year after it opened with much fanfare as the first smartphone factory in the U.S.
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Samsung is pushing for a common system so that different manufacturers — from startups to established companies — can interchange key parts such as the wristband.
Apple is buying more flair, swagger and song-picking savvy with its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, a headphone and music streaming specialist founded by rapper Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine.
The 12th annual survey of cybercrime trends found that online attackers determined to break into computers, steal information and interfere with business are more technologically advanced than those trying to stop them.
The new G3 phone stands out in having a high-resolution display that has 538 pixels per inch. Other leading phones are in the 300-pixel range, with a handful reaching the 400s. The G3's display measures 5.5 inches diagonally.
The ambitious project implants some of the iPhone's main applications in automobiles so drivers can control them with voice commands, a touch on the steering wheel or a swipe on a display screen in the dashboard.
Hewlett-Packard said it aims to cut another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs by October, bringing the total number of planned layoffs to a maximum of 50,000 and nearly doubling the largest payroll reduction ever for the 75-year-old technology giant.
Harman International Industries Inc. said Wednesday that it is buying audio and visual equipment maker AMX LLC for $365 million.
China's government announced Thursday it will examine information technology for possible security flaws, a move that comes amid tensions with Washington over accusations of cyber spying.
Sony Corp. Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said Thursday the company accumulated huge losses because it didn't respond quickly enough to changing market conditions, but promised a return to profit next year.
Aerofex has been posting videos of its hover bike prototype in action since 2012, but the company has recently announced that the machine will go on sale in 2017.
Pressed to provide more details about its plans for its overseas cash, Google revealed that $20 billion to $30 billion is earmarked for the acquisition of foreign companies and technology rights held outside the U.S.
Microsoft had also billed the Surface Pro 2 as a laptop replacement, but Surface executive Ben Reed said technological advances and customer feedback over the past several months led to the device unveiled Tuesday.
The whole episode has occasioned some thoughts on planned obsolescence, and how different computer technology is from other kinds of technology.
The mobile device trend is not just for the consumer sector anymore; buyer demand and employee desire has brought constant connectivity to the B2B space, and the trend only appears to be growing.
Two of the world's largest technology giants have reached an agreement to settle all of their lawsuits against each other regarding smartphone patents.
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A Japanese court ruled that Samsung can only seek a maximum of around 9.95 million yen in damages from the Japanese unit of Apple, judging the amount of damages should not exceed a royalty payment under a license agreement.
A 47-year-old man federal prosecutors describe as a United Kingdom citizen has been convicted of participating in a conspiracy to defraud Hewlett-Packard of some $14 million by fraudulently purchasing computers and equipment at a discount.
While the proposed rules would allow for paid priority access, Wheeler said the focus on the so-called "fast lane" doesn’t address the fact that non-priority traffic would have to be "sufficiently robust to enable consumers to access the content, services and applications they demand."
Dutch electronics firm Royal Philips NV has filed a suit against Nintendo in a U.S. court, claiming the Japanese company infringed two of its patents in the control system of its popular "Wii" video game consoles.