What if one day you accidentally step on your smartphone and instead of it shattering, it simply bends? Research underway at the Los Alamos National Lab could give consumers more durable smartphones, tablets and laptops.
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Marvel Comics is making its subscription comic service, Marvel Unlimited, available for $US0.99 for the first month until March 14. If you're a comic-book fan - either present or past - it's a great deal to try out Marvel's all-you-can-eat approach to comic reading.
In the Silicon Valley, techies - blamed for gentrification and sky-high rent - have become the recipients of nasty stares, curses, threats and even physical confrontation. So you can't blame them for trying to go incognito.
If one day a swarm of small flying robots are used to search for survivors after an earthquake, credit may go to a team of Virginia Tech scientists and their study of bats.
IBM's supercomputer is ready to make the leap from analyzing massive data sets to actually helping us make the right decision. But will we be too proud to take Watson's advice?
MIT scientists are writing computer programs that can control large teams of robots or networks of devices with different functions.
Google is teaming up with long-time Apple partner Foxconn to work on Google's robotics vision, according to the Wall Street Journal.
It's the stuff of spy thrillers. From a few seconds of video, a handful of images and some satellite pictures, a team of researchers has been able to pinpoint two factories deep inside North Korea where the country assembles its mobile missile launchers.
Drop that iPhone, Shaun White. Ixnay on that iPad mini, Julia Mancuso. And when you glide across the ice in your free skate, Ashley Wagner, make sure that your salchows and axels don't remind anyone of the Apple logo.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is set to take a dangerous journey this week.
Treat your sweetheart to a Valentine's Day gift with a techie vibe
Researchers at IBM and the University of California are questioning whether a closely watched experimental computer used by Google actually relies on quantum mechanics as its manufacturer, D-Wave, claims.
These scorned IT staffers had their vengeance on their former employers -- but most got their comeuppance in the end.
Last year, LG introduced the super-powerful and supersized Optimus G Pro, which boasted some of the brawniest specs available at the time. According to reports in the Korean press, the company is getting ready to unveil the next generation Optimus G Pro 2 at next month's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Remember the 1990s? Here are 14 blasts from the past.
Some of the most futuristic features envisioned in networked cars will depend on 5G mobile technology that probably won't be available in full until 2020, according to Ericsson's chief technology officer.
From cameras to physical fitness gear, computers are getting attached to your body
3D printing hit CES in a big way this year. Here are the standouts
After agreeing recently to meet with a UK-based company called Blue Prism, I started studying up by visiting the outfit's website, which touts something called robotic automation technology.
Car apps: In a few years, we'll wonder how we did without them, just as we have with smartphones and apps since Apple introduced the iPhone seven years ago (January 9, 2007, in fact). These apps can be used either to control basic car functions or do something while in the car, such as finding a pizza place wherever you are, or ordering the pizza.
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