The boom in e-commerce and mobile messaging, use of Internet blackouts as a form of protest, and the online phenomenon known as Psy top the industry's headlines for what was an eventful year.
Hewlett-Packard confirms the U.S. Department of Justice has started an inquiry into its beleaguered Autonomy acquisition, following news it uncovered fraudulent accounting on the latter's part.
The Taipei High Administrative Court rules against the city government's attempts to impose a NT$1 million fine on the search giant for limiting the time for mobile app refunds to just 15 minutes.
University career centers are increasingly focusing on students' online footprints.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology wants the growth of Internet users to boost revenues of the local telecommunications and software industries.
Can't keep up with constant natural disasters and extreme weather events? One website captures all from the last year on a splendid interactive map with photos. Includes bubble clouds and spiders.
BUENOS AIRES -- Just across the Rio de la Plata from Argentina, Uruguay is aiming to become a world leader in wind and other renewable energy by 2015. Can it meet such an aggressive timetable?
A compound from scorpion venom can help neurosurgeons see the difference between healthy and cancerous brain tissue that may be left behind after surgery.
The number of people who are reading printed books is declining. But reading isn’t. According to the Pew Research Center, we're buying Kindles and Nooks and reading more e-books at a rapidly growing rate.
Australian telecommunications companies Telstra and Optus have upgraded their mobile networks in response to what they believe will be record numbers of customers sending text messages over New Year's Eve.
Innovations in charging infrastructure and new battery technologies will help get the industry out of first gear over the next 12 months.
Scientific American named their biggest stories of the year. Which did they get wrong or forget?
Families could be forced to pay $8 for a gallon of milk if Congress fails to act on a farm bill before the end of the year. This would have a huge impact on the working poor in the U.S.
SugarSync is one of my favorite cloud backup and storage solutions because of its multi-platform support. The new 2.0 beta version includes significant UI improvements to make it much more user friendly.
As we look forward to 2013, these are just some of the trends and situations we expect to be dealing with.
According to an online report, the Mac Mini, and not the Mac Pro, will be the first Apple computer to be produced as part of the company's return to U.S. manufacturing. Would that make sense for Apple?
In the past decade Africa trails only South Asia as the region with the largest mobile growth rate.
An emerging market for solar cells integrated into rooftops, windows and other building facades could provide a new source of revenue for the solar and building industries.