The number of NFC phones shipped will increase 156% in 2013 to a total of 400m devices globally, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics. This means that one third of the smartphones sold globally this year will support NFC, the analysts say.Global NFC Smartphone Sale Forecast ...
Cloud computing - outsourcing computational tasks over the Internet - could give home-computer users unprecedented processing power and let small companies launch sophisticated Web services without building massive server farms.
Launched last year by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), "Gordon" recently completed its most data-intensive task so far: rapidly processing raw data from almost one billion particle collisions as part of a project to help define the future research agenda for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Following legal action, Google's going to pay just $7 million in the US for its Street View snooping, uncovered three years ago.
Chevrolet has rolled out a rather interesting feature for its 2014 Impala.
Just putting an Android phone in a freezer can be enough to make it vulnerable to attack, say researchers who have demonstrated the exploit.
Well, it seems as if there is actually something good to be said about Apple Maps - it uses a fifth as much data as Google's version.
Anonymous hackers associated with AntiSec made headlines last week after members of the collective extracted and posted at least a million ID numbers associated with various Apple mobile devices.
Researchers at Rice University have developed new multi-antenna technology that could potentially help wireless providers keep pace with data-hungry smartphones and tablets.
77,000 military logs - published by WikiLeaks - have been used by analysts to successfully predict insurgent attacks against coalition forces in Afghanistan.
LinkedIn's been forced to change its iOS app, following reports that they've been collecting data from users' calendars and sending it back to its servers.
European regulators have struck a deal which should see the cost of using a cellphone abroad drop dramatically.
With AT&T just the latest service provider to scrap its unlimited data plan, a report from monitoring firm Validas says it's just a ruse designed to get users onto more lucrative tiered pricing plans.
A shamefaced Motorola Mobility has admitted that it shipped more than 100 refurbished Xoom tablets - without wiping the former owners' data.
Megaupload users whose data is in limbo are to get help retrieving it from the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Users of Megaupload - including the law-abiding - are set to lose all their data as early as this week.
IPhone 4S users are using twice as much data as iPhone 4 users and three times as much as iPhone 3G users - and it's all because of Siri, apparently.
Fraudsters appear to have reengineered a worm first discovered two years ago to steal the names and logins of over 45,000 Facebook users.
Now that you have your Dell notebook computer - or netbook - and smartphone, it's time to learn about true mobility - moving data. If your data is stuck on your mobile device, it isn't much good, is it?