Microsoft announced it will acquire Skype for $8.5 billion, and CEO Steve Ballmer told reporters why.
At the Computer-Human Interaction conference, a flexible mobile device dubbed the Paper Phone was on display. It uses the e-ink technology found in the Amazon Kindle, and it recognizes 10 unique bends and gestures.
As the Computer Human Interaction conference kicks off this week, 800 presenters and more than 2500 attendees gather in Vancouver to present their ideas and trade findings.
On World Tech Update this week: Osama bin Laden's death breaks a Twitter record, Sony execs apologize for the PSN outage, Intel intros a new transistor, and the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone shows up in Europe.
The new "tri-gate transistor" chip technology replaces flat, two-dimensional streams of transistors with a 3D structure. Intel claims the new design improves both chip performance and low-voltage efficiency.
With the release of the software development kit for Xbox Kinect, do-it-yourself techies can build all sorts of contraptions based off of the game console's motion sensors.
Ten days after the PlayStation Network and Qriocity services were taken offline, Sony executives apologized on Sunday for the potential loss of personal information on millions of customers.
At the New York International Auto Show, manufacturers from all over the world gathered to show off their new models and the latest in engine, energy, and telematics technology.
In this week's World Tech Update: Sony announces new tablets, the PlayStation Network shuts down, phones are tracking you, and the latest on earthquake cleanup efforts in Japan.
A team of American roboticists is wrapping up a mission to Japan, during which they deployed three underwater robots to check for debris and victims following the March 11 tsunami.
On World Tech Update this week, Apple alleges that Samsung copied the iPad, RIM's BlackBerry Playbook goes on sale, robots go where humans can't at the crippled nuclear power plant in Japan, Google lets U,S. users customize maps, and Kohler debuts a tech-filled toilet.
McAfee and Infineon Wireless contributed to Intel's first-quarter revenue and profit growth.