Powerful icebreakers would mean shorter trips over top of the world. Arctic oil too?
As the energy market shifts towards more inexpensive shale gas, the days of carbon-free nuclear energy may be numbered.
Although Aussie startups generally believe that they need to go to the US to find funding, one man is hoping to do the opposite by bringing US investors to Australia.
Can we extend care and love to people beyond our intimate circle of friends and family? Stephen Asma says no, universal love for humankind is not practical and therefore impossible.
Canadian phonemaker is reported to have handed over PIN details of BlackBerry handsets in India, but the government will need unique identification numbers of the phones to monitor messages between users in the country and abroad.
Google's overpriced and feature-limited new Chromebook Pixel is the best thing to happen to Microsoft's Surface Pro.
Cloud storage services offer a mixed bag of benefits and liabilities, with convenience and productivity balanced against security concerns and the challenges of developing solid vendor relationships. The...
No one is expected to use PCs anymore in this supposed post-PC world, but everyone is supposed to plug in all their post-PC devices into the USB ports of their no-longer-used PCs to charge.
Companies ranked customer relationship management as the mobility application that would provide the most significant impact to their businesses, according to a survey by IDC commissioned by IFS.
Sistema Shyam will shut down services in 10 of its 22 telecom circles in India, while gearing up for the upcoming spectrum auction on March 11.
The finance industry can take full credit for bringing the world economy to its knees, but should it take the full blame for the drop in demand for jobs.
Key manufacturer for Apple has halted hiring at its Chinese plants because it wants to further automate its processes with robots and replace employees.
One inventor may have secured a solution for the hidden dangers regular seat belts pose to unborn passengers.
While companies are spending billions of dollars in technological innovations, they are doing precious little to ensure the product lasts several years. Quality has taken a backseat.
BUENOS AIRES -- Two Argentine architects aim to make disaster relief housing quick and easy with foldable modules.
Both Asian countries constitute 84 percent of new invention patent filings among emerging economies in 2010, with focus on high-tech industries including computer technology.
Chinese search giant is seeking US$16 million in damages from the antivirus software maker which launched its own search engine last year, alleging it stole Web site content and infringed on Internet service protocols.
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