Omate’s TrueSmart watch is an intriguing idea, but has many problems.
The reported acquisition by the Chinese company Hanergy is another sign lean times for Alta Devices, but it could ultimately help the technology.
Chips that save energy by approximating some calculations could allow mobile devices to be smarter at understanding the world.
A robot able to play touch screen games like Cut the Rope can judge whether humans will find a new device responsive.
Prototype batteries that dissolve safely in the body could power ingested devices.
The mobile Web browsing of three million people reveals how pervasive ad tracking technology is and shows that Google’s is dominant.
Does humanity’s tightening grip on the fate of nature portend new sources of global conflict?
The company says it wants to wire the world. But will it do more than make its own app work better?
Are we prepared to know the genetic flaws of the unborn?
Crops that aid humanitarian causes may soften opposition to genetic modification, says Mark Lynas.