9589 Results for

near

Article

Five ways Samsung can overhaul its ailing smartphone business

Profits tumbled a stunning 74 percent in Samsung's mobile business in the third quarter, and tough times may continue. Here's what Samsung can do to turn things around.

By October 31, 2014

Article

Apple caught in feud between merchants, credit cards

Apple Pay or merchants' CurrentC? Consumers will have to decide which mobile payments system works better for them.

By October 27, 2014

Article

Sunlight glints off Saturn moon's seas in dazzling NASA image

Saturn's captivating moon Titan once again draws the eye as NASA releases a color mosaic showing the sun shining on its polar seas.

By October 31, 2014

Article

At $400, this compact Sound Blaster X7 amplifier aims to shatter any audiophile's expectations

Creative Technology's Sound Blaster X7 is designed to be a powerful amplifier in a compact box. The device is slated to cost $400.

By October 30, 2014

Article

Xiaomi, again, says Apple's criticism of copying designs is overblown

Jony Ive, Apple's head of design, has harsh words for Xiaomi, whose smartphones look similar to the iPhone. Xiaomi's Hugo Barra says he should get over it.

By October 28, 2014

Article

Have your ashes dropped from near space to return as snow

A new company called Mesoloft will rocket your ashes to near space, where they will likely traverse the globe before becoming the seeds of raindrops and snowflakes.

By October 17, 2014

Article

Facebook has no near-term plans for WhatsApp, report says

Mark Zuckerberg says he's not yet sure how he plans to see a positive return on his massive investment in the messaging service.

By October 9, 2014

Article

Samsung to spend nearly $15 billion on chip plant

The South Korean electronics giant plans to build a semiconductor factory south of Seoul, with an opening set for 2017.

By October 5, 2014

Article

iOS 8 adoption nears 45 percent, report says

A mobile analytics firm pegs iOS 8's adoption rate at 44.5 percent since launch 20 days ago. By contrast, iOS 7 had reached nearly 70 percent adoption over the same period last fall.

By October 6, 2014

Video

Head-up displays: Coming soon to a windshield near you (Next Big Thing, Episode 10)

Head-up displays are about to become mainstream; TV airwaves are about to make room for mobile data instead; and implanted wireless technology offers freedom from paralysis.

By September 24, 2014