Smartphones have transformed computing astonishingly quickly. Case in point: a billion devices with Google’s Android software were activated in just five years. No other technology ever drew so many users so fast, according to analyst Horace Dediu of Asymco.
Offering app recommendations through its new App Center could be a clever move.
Device-makers align around a wireless charging technology that works through tables to charge multiple devices—and it’s expected in products later this year.
The open-source foundation will create smartphones for the developing world with apps based online.
Game theory suggests the rules governing Bitcoin may need to be updated if the currency is to endure.
A carbon nanotube computer processor is comparable to a chip from the early 1970s, and may be the first step beyond silicon electronics.
Statisticians have boasted of the benefits of big data. Now they’re discovering the weaknesses.
The company has managed the nearly impossible for a solar startup over the last few years: it is still in business.
PARC’s technique of mincing chips into printer ink could revolutionize the way electronics are made.