Yale University has begun a multi-phase renovation of the former Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory that will reinvent the landmark nuclear physics lab for a new era in physics research....
Army researchers, scientists and engineers are collaborating and sharing to leverage limited resources and discover leap-ahead technologies. "I think collaboration is really essential," said Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology.
After years of bickering, Netflix and Comcast are finally working together to provide their subscribers with a more enjoyable experience when they're watching movies and old television shows over high-speed Internet connections. The new partnership is part of a breakthrough announced Sunday.
Medications used by many older people to control their blood pressure also increase the risk of serious fall injuries by 30% to 40% — injuries that have a similar effect on mortality and functional loss as the strokes and heart attacks the blood pressure drugs are meant to prevent — according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the Feb. 24 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine....
Samsung on Monday unveiled a new smartphone with a built-in heart rate monitor to complement three upcoming fitness devices, as the Korean companies tries to turn its technological wizardry into lifestyle products that matter. The new Galaxy S5 phone...
Mark Zuckerberg is known for his long-term vision for Facebook -and for bringing the Internet to billons of people around the world who are unconnected. The 29-year-old CEO of Facebook Inc. touched on both of those missions, in an on-stage interview at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on Monday.
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The Standard & Poor's 500 index pushed into record territory Monday after a round of corporate deal making. The index last closed at an all-time high nearly six weeks ago, then slumped as investors grew worried about slowing growth in the U.S. and China, as well as emerging markets like Argentina.
Netflix shares edged up ahead of Monday's opening bell on news that the online video service had reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly. No details have been released about payments to Comcast, which had long been resisted by Netflix, which uses a tremendous amount of bandwidth.
WhatsApp is starting to work again after the messaging app that Facebook is buying for $19 billion had some technical trouble. Associated Press reporters noticed that the app wasn't functioning Saturday starting at about noon PST, but by 2:30 p.m., Twitter users around the world began saying WhatsApp is working again.
The XchangE autonomous concept car from Rinspeed — engineered by 4erC — takes a Tesla Model S and modifies it into a luxury vehicle that you don’t need to drive. Is this the future of automobiles? Underlining the point that the XchangE probably won’t be cheap, the concept car includes a 32-inch, 4k monitor in the rear seat....
EBay says it's sticking with PayPal, whether minority shareholder Carl Icahn likes it or not. The online auction site said Monday that it continues to believe stockholders are best served by keeping PayPal as part of the company. EBay was responding to a blistering letter from Icahn that pressed for the San Jose, Calif., company to shed the payments business.
The U.S. Naval War College has released a trove of World War II information by posting online the operational diary kept by Adm. Chester W. Nimitz during the war against Japan. The more than 4,000 pages includes a running estimate of the situation for every day of the war in the Pacific compiled by Nimitz's planning staff, starting with Dec. 7, 1941, the day Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. It is posted at www.usnwc.edu/graybook .
Nokia is targeting emerging markets with three low-cost smartphones that use Google's Android operating system rather than the Windows Phone software from Microsoft, which is about to take over Nokia's handset business. Nokia will ditch many of the Google services that come with Android and use instead the Microsoft services such as Bing search, Skype communications and OneDrive file storage.
Sony is borrowing innovations from its audio and camcorder businesses and incorporating its new Xperia Z2 smartphone with noise-cancelling technology and ultra-high-definition video recording. Kazuo Hirai, president and CEO of Sony Corp., described Sony's new lineup as "products that are built on the shoulders of 60 years of design, engineering and artistic excellence."