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.
McAfee and Infineon Wireless contributed to Intel's Q1 revenue and profit growth.
China-based Huawei Technologies opened a research center in Santa Clara last week--the latest addition to the company's ten-year presence in the U.S.
Let's look at Microsoft's MIX Conference, innovative uses for the Kinect UI, tech being used in Fukushima, and a power-generating sidewalk.
Tokyo Electric Power is putting remote-controlled machinery to use at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Helicopters are being used to monitor the plant, and an excavator and transporter are being used to clear debris.
This week's World Tech Update is a special edition from Sendai, Japan, where we look at the effect of the quake and tsunami on the tech industry and how tech is helping evacuees.
Sony's facility for producing Blu-Ray discs and HD-camcorder tapes is located one mile from the ocean and suffered greatly during the recent earthquake and tsunami. Sony is just starting to pull the pieces together there.
Los Angeles International Airport stepped up its baggage screening capabilities with the addition of new equipment for checked luggage. Called Siemens Apron Baggage Screening, the system can detect explosives and divert questionable bags for further screening.
Amazon introduced the cloud based services on Tuesday, offering 5GB of free storage to users.