Kerry DavisIDG News Service

Genealogists Excited for Release of 1940 Census, Family History Sites Prepare

In less than two weeks, genealogists and historians will get their first chance to begin combing the 1940 U.S. census for more clues about what life was like in...

Mozilla Shows Off Web-Based Phone

Mozilla gives a demo of its Boot-to-Gecko-based smartphone system. The phone in the demo, which previously used Android--now runs without an operating system. Instead, all the functions run directly from the Web.

MWC 2012: Huawei Challenges the iPhone With the Ascend D

Huawei bills the Ascend D as the "world’s fastest" smartphone. The phone comes with a Hauwei-made quad-core processor, Dolby sound technology, an 8-megapixel camera, and a 4.5 inch high-resolution screen.

Apple Customers Voice Mixed Reaction to Reports of Poor Working Conditions

Amid renewed reports of poor working conditions at factories making Apple products in China, it's unclear whether customers will demand change.

Location-based App for CPR Responders Spreads to Second City

A location-based phone application that alerts people trained in CPR when someone nearby is having a heart attack will be spreading from San Ramon, California...