San Bernardino shooters were radicalised at least two years ago: FBI
Dec 10, 2015 at 13:50 | Source:
Washington: The two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two years ago well before one of them came to the U.S. on a fiance visa and had discussed jihad and martyrdom as early as 2013, FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday in prov...
In Australia, banks disrupt Apple with mobile payments power
Dec 10, 2015 at 12:41 | Source:
Apple Inc is struggling to persuade Australia's big banks to sign up for its Apple Pay mobile payment system, people familiar with the matter say, as the technology giant works from an unfamiliar negotiating position: weakness, not strength. Apple ro...
China chips away at U.S., Taiwan semiconductor dominance
Dec 09, 2015 at 12:51 | Source:
China's multi-billion dollar drive towards self-reliance in semiconductors has spawned a cluster of chip designers that industry experts say could eventually rival leaders Qualcomm Inc and MediaTek Inc.The world's second-largest economy now boasts ni...
China's OnePlus to miss 1 million smartphone sales target here
Dec 09, 2015 at 10:23 | Source:
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus will miss its target of selling 1 million handsets in India in 2015 - its first year in the country - but not by much, a company executive said.OnePlus's high-spec mid-range phones have proven to be a hit, but supply ...
Samsung to finally pay Apple $548 million in patent dispute
Dec 07, 2015 at 13:25 | Source:
Samsung fought until the bitter end to avoid paying Apple, but the company now says it will finally hand over the more than $548 million it owes for infringing the patents and designs of its biggest smartphone rival. In papers filed in federal court ...
How malaria can be diagnosed with a cell phone
Dec 02, 2015 at 11:22 | Source:
New technology that transforms a cell phone into a mobile polarized microscope can diagnose malaria in a Rwandan village with the same level of accuracy as a hi-tech lab in a major Western city, according to Texas A&M University biomedical engine...
IoT healthcare market to be worth $163.24 billion by 2020
Nov 27, 2015 at 17:20 | Source:
The IoT healthcare market is being driven by the rising demand for improved healthcare, reduced cost of care, and evolution of high speed networking technologies and is expected to grow from $32.47 billion in 2015 to $163.24 billion by 2020, accordin...
Govt working on e-commerce definition for clarity, says Sitharaman
Nov 25, 2015 at 17:15 | Source:
New Delhi: In view of 'very complex' and 'multi-layered' business structure of e-commerce firms, the government is working on a proper definition to bring clarity on a host of issues including taxation, Commerce and industry Minister Nirmamala Sithar...
Betamax tips its hat before TV unravels at the seams
Nov 23, 2015 at 13:59 | Source:
By Brian MorrisIn the words of the great Ernest Hemingway, things can happen gradually, then suddenly. This musing seemed particularly poignant earlier this week when Sony announced the discontinuation of Betamax, once the future of entertainment, bu...
S&P 500 scores best week in almost a year| Reuters
Nov 21, 2015 at 03:15 | Source:
Wall Street racked up a solid week on Friday, with healthcare, technology and consumer stock making gains and investors looking beyond a widely-expected December interest rate hike.The S&P 500 ended its strongest week in almost a year, while the ...
Instant messaging apps in spotlight after IS attacks
Nov 20, 2015 at 00:20 | Source:
Leading encrypted apps recommended by the Islamic State group for secure messaging said Thursday they were making modest moves to stop jihadists using their technology in the wake of the bloody attacks in Paris, but defended a right to privacy.Instan...
New video shows carnage outside Paris attacks bar
Nov 19, 2015 at 22:35 | Source:
PARIS: As pools of blood seep between overturned tables, the only sound shattering the eerie silence of the Paris street is the voice of the man filming the scene, who can only exclaim the words "Jesus Christ."Four bodies lie crumpled on th...