Consumers want to improve the functionality offered by sports and fitness apps through the use of sensors. A recent study conducted by IMS Research, a company recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), found that 62.3 percent of respondents with a smartphone interested in sports and fitness applications and who exercised at least once week, were prepared to purchase sensors to monitor performance and enhance the sports and fitness application on their smartphone.
Dell said Monday that it's buying Quest Software for about $2.36 billion, ending recent speculation about who the unnamed bidder was in the battle for the company with investment firm Insight Venture Partners.
Netflix, Instagram and Pinterest are using Twitter and Facebook to update subscribers after violent storms across the eastern U.S. caused server outages for hours.
Apple has paid $60 million to settle a dispute in China over ownership of the iPad name, a court announced Monday, removing a potential obstacle to sales of the popular tablet computer in the key Chinese market.
Atari, the iconic video game company which turns 40 years old this week, may have difficulty staying relevant in the age of "Angry Birds" and "Words With Friends," but its influence on today's video games is pervasive.
Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is expected to set up a digital bookstore in Brazil in the fourth quarter, as it seeks to get a piece of the fast-growing online retail market in the country that inspired its name.
A Russian Soyuz capsule landed on the Kazakh steppes on Sunday, safely delivering a trio of astronauts who helped to dock the first privately owned spacecraft during a six-month stint on the International Space Station.
Amazon.com Inc is expected to set up a digital bookstore in Brazil in the fourth quarter, as it seeks to get a piece of the fast-growing online retail market in the country that inspired its name.
TDK Corporation has developed a multilayer band pass filter in size 1005 with dimensions of 1.0 mm x 0.5 mm x 0.37 mm. The insertion height of the new DEA102450BT-1278A1 band pass filter has been reduced by more than a third and its volume by 75 percent. The filters are
The world is about to get a well-earned long weekend but don't make big plans because it will only last an extra second.
Scientists in the United States have developed a paint that can store and deliver electrical power just like a battery.
STMicroelectronics expanded its sensor portfolio with a compact e-compass module. The integration of motion and magnetic sensing in a 3 mm x 3 mm x1 mm package is positioned as opening new possibilities for advanced navigation and location-based services
Brace yourself. The Department of Motor Vehicles is catching up with the times. The Tennessee DMV has implemented a system of 71 iPad kiosks, aka automatic self-service electronic terminals, throughout their major metropolitan offices in an attempt to streamline the long lines, unfriendly state employees, and general mayhem that often plagues the department’s reputation.
Apple Inc's suppliers in China have violated local labor laws when they imposed excessive overtime and skimped on insurance, a New York-based labor rights group said. Apple and its suppliers such as Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou's Foxconn Technology Group have been the target of labor rights groups, which say the world's most valuable technology company are making iPhones and iPads in massive sweat shops.
A month after Facebook Inc's rocky initial public offering, some of Wall Street's top analysts have published their first assessments of prospects for the world's No. 1 social network. And most are cautiously optimistic.
Meet Roxxi - a feisty and fully-armed virtual nanobot. Billed as "medicine's mightiest warrior", she's fighting an epic battle deep inside the human body where she launches rapid-fire assaults on malignant cells.
Canon is debuting their Mixed Reality Glasses—just in case you suddenly have the desire to totally throw off your entire vestibular system and sense of reality. You know, like at a fun weekend party. The goggles fall somewhere between Google Glass and RED Classic ViewMaster 3D Viewer and Collector Reel. If you’re still not experiencing a vivid mental image, they look awful, heavy, and awkward...
Shimi, a musical companion developed by Georgia Tech's Center for Music Technology, recommends songs, dances to the beat and keeps the music pumping based on listener feedback.
STMicroelectronics is now delivering the first samples of its new STM32 F3 series of microcontrollers, featuring the ARM Cortex-M core, to major OEM customers.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –June 21, 2012-- Oscium's oscilloscope has been recognized as one of the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year. An independent judging panel and the editors of R&D Magazine selected Oscium’s iPad oscilloscope (iMSO-104) for the prestigious R&D 100 Award.
Samsung Electronics' struggle to keep pace with rampant demand for its new Galaxy S III smartphone may have cost the South Korean firm some 2 million units of sales in just a month.
Wireless tower operator SBA Communications Corp will buy 3,252 mobile phone tower sites in the United States and Puerto Rico from privately held TowerCo for about $1.45 billion to benefit from an explosion in data traffic.
Facebook has changed your email address. At least that's how many felt after a quiet but vast change in the way the company displays users' contact information.
Microsoft Corp agreed to buy online social network firm Yammer Inc for $1.2 billion in cash, which will allow the software company to offer a service like Facebook Inc's to corporate customers.
Most people overestimate the calories they burn during workouts and underestimate the calories they consume. Even as a longtime ballet dancer and avid devotee of Bikram yoga and Pilates, I too have been guilty of the occasional post-workout overindulgence. Online information, while helpful for a rough estimate of calories burned, is often incorrect or misleading.