'Exotic' material is like a switch when super thin

Researchers from Cornell University and Brookhaven National Laboratory have shown how to switch a particular transition metal oxide, a lanthanum nickelate (LaNiO3), from a metal to an insulator by making the material less than a nanometer thick.

New switch could help build 'quantum internet'

A new switching device could represent a big step towards the creation of quantum networks, say researchers at Northwestern University.

iPhone users set to switch to Verizon

Nearly a quarter of iPhone users would switch from AT&T to Verizon if they could, when the carrier's exclusive relationship with Apple ends early next year.

Report: Blackberry users lust after Apple's iPhone

A recent study conducted by Crowd Science claims that nearly half of all Blackberry owners would likely switch to another smartphone, with a majority of those choosing Apple's iPhone.