Over 50 years ago, Xerox introduced photocopiers based on a dry process called xerography that largely did away with the requirement of carbon copies of documents. So popular was the concept and the technology that in many markets users didn't ask for a photocopy but a 'xerox' of a document.
Smartphone shipment growth was at its lowest ever in the fourth quarter of 2015 on account of the maturity of major markets like China and consumer concerns about the global economy, according to a research firm.
Oracle has raised questions whether a version of Android running OpenJDK code will at all get an open-source license.
VMware is cutting 800 jobs as it transitions from its traditional products to newer, emerging technologies.
Sony has reached an agreement to acquire chip company Altair Semiconductor in Israel for US$212 million in a bid to strengthen its offering for the Internet of Things market.
Marvin Minsky, a professor emeritus at MIT who pioneered the exploration of the mind and its replication in a machine, died on Sunday from a brain hemorrhage at the age of 88, according to MIT Media Lab.
Twitter is facing the exits of key managers, even as the company struggles with flagging growth in its user base
Facebook is setting up a data center in Clonee, Ireland, which will be its sixth in the world and its second outside the U.S.
Reflecting an industry trend, German business software maker SAP expects its revenue from cloud subscriptions and support to be higher than its revenue from software licenses in 2018.
The fight for privacy is moving to U.S. states with 16 states and the District of Columbia introducing legislation on Wednesday that address issues such as requiring permission before student data is shared for non-educational purposes and the requirement of warrants before using cell-tower simulators to intercept phone calls.
Facebook wants to grab the large audiences that American football attracts, and has launched Facebook Sports Stadium, which it describes as a dedicated place to experience sports in real-time with friends and the world.
Large contract manufacturer Foxconn has bid to take over ailing Sharp for its display business and manufacturing know-how, according to news reports.
Apple has applied to the Indian government for permission to set up a wholly-owned store operated by the company, taking advantage of changing rules for retail in India.
Microsoft plans to donate US$1 billion in cloud services over three years to nongovernmental organizations and researchers, in a bid to provide access to these services to those who can't afford them.
A federal court in California has banned the sale in the U.S. of Samsung smartphones that have features that infringe three patents owned by Apple.