36622 Results for

research

Article

How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.

By August 1, 2015

Article

Microsoft's Edge beats Internet Explorer, but it's not the perfect Windows 10 browser -- yet

Worlds better than Internet Explorer, Edge is the newest way to go online with your Windows 10 computer. But can it beat Firefox and Chrome?

By August 1, 2015

Article

Nokia sells Here maps business to carmakers Audi, BMW and Daimler

The deal shows how important mapping and location data are to the future of the car industry, particularly in the coming era of self-driving cars.

By August 3, 2015

Article

Sprint's chairman: US networks are 'very, very bad'

Masayoshi Son, who is also CEO of a Japanese carrier, says the network quality in the US "is not something you should be proud of," and directly calls out his rivals.

By August 4, 2015

Article

Most Android phones at risk from simple text hack, researcher says

Last year, more than 1 billion Android devices shipped around the globe. Security firm Zimperium says this vulnerability could affect 95 percent of them.

By July 27, 2015

Article

Matchstick snuffs out Firefox-based streaming dongle

Developers behind the unreleased streaming stick blame challenges related to digital rights management for the cancellation.

By August 3, 2015

Article

Intel, Micron debut 3D XPoint storage technology 1,000x faster than current SSDs

Pronounced "cross-point", this is a new class of memory that can be used both as RAM and storage.

By July 28, 2015

Article

Apple loses top spot in Chinese smartphone market to Xiaomi

After two quarters as the leader of the pack, Apple has dropped to third place in the world's largest smartphone market, says research firm Canalys.

By August 3, 2015

Article

In this fake city, cars learn to talk to each other

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.

By July 30, 2015

Article

Virtual reality set to take off in 2016, researcher says

Sales of virtual-reality devices will soar to 14 million in 2016 and jump to 38 million by the end of 2020, predicts research firm TrendForce.

By August 4, 2015