Articles about Emerging Tech
Microsoft is rolling out the first major update to software and services for its Microsoft fitness Band, along with the first Band developer kit previews for Windows Phone and Android phones.
Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for the country's schools to introduce IT skills such as coding to students much earlier than they do now, suggesting that children as young as five or six should be introduced to coding.
Adobe and Salesforce Ventures have helped Livefyre raise an additional $32 million in its latest funding round.
The traditional search engine will evolve into a digital personal assistant that tracks your activities and automatically delivers helpful information, according to Microsoft's Stefan Weitz, whose excellent book takes an optimistic view of this future while acknowledging the potential pitfalls.
The US Patent Office has granted Apple a patent for a virtual-reality headset designed to accommodate an iPhone for its display, much like Google's Cardboard or Samsung's Gear VR headset.
LG is planning to unveil its new smartwatch, dubbed the LG Watch Urbane, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month.
ASIC has issued a stop order prohibiting Australian bitcoin company Bitcoin Group from publishing any statements concerning its intention to list publicly in Australia, after it posted information about its proposed IPO on Chinese social media platform WeChat.
Australia's CoinJar has introduced a Hedged Accounts offering that pegs bitcoin to standard currencies such as the US dollar and pound sterling.
As we seek new security solutions, what should app developers working in the burgeoning field of biometric security keep in mind?
Bitcoin exchange MyCoin has vanished -- leaving up to $387 million in investor funds unaccounted for.
The tech giant has established a team to work on emerging technologies including 3D printing, drones and robotics.
IBM and Softbank are collaborating to teach Watson Japanese as well as meld cognitive computing and Pepper the social robot.
University of Queensland startup Vaxxas has achieved AU$40 million in total capital raised following an AU$25 million series B funding round, which will go towards its patented Nanopatch technology.
LG has used Google's Cardboard as a blueprint to create VR for G3, which it will give away free to customers who purchase the G3 smartphone.
Uber will be implementing an in-app SOS button and a safety net feature as part of its plans to enhance safety measures.
Who are the key players and what are the top technologies to watch out for in the automotive industry this year?
As enterprise technology often struggles to keep up with the consumer world, here are the high impact products breaking into the mainstream with excellent chance to help companies keep up and get ahead.
As 3D printing increases in popularity, these are the trends we predict to take the tech world by force.
Now that 3D printing has gone beyond the world of manufacturing, we're seeing a number of interesting and, frankly, odd uses of the technology.
What are some of the most exciting inventions and investments in 3D printing today?
To celebrate the day, tech firms around the globe make announcements to try and dupe us -- and what are some of the best this year?
Motorola and LG have shown off their smartwatch designs with other tech companies and fashion brands working on projects too. So would you wear one?
Designers are busily reimagining the humble tablet. Take a look at these futuristic concept designs and decide which are likely to become reality.
From hardware to smart baby monitors, CES 2014 did showcase a number of gems.
From super strength exoskeletons to massive neural networks, we have seen a bunch of awesome - and odd technology announcements this year.
Can't decide on gifts to buy? What if price is no object? What if you “has opulence”, so to speak? With that in mind, I’ve updated the latest revision of my holiday gift guide for the disgustingly and oppressively wealthy.
If you thought Google Glass was the "future" of wearable tech, think again. From e-tattoos to 3D printed clothes, ZDNet explores what we could be wearing in the very near future.
UPDATED for 2013. Give gifts that inspire your favorite hackers to make something great. Our exclusive Hacker Gift Guide features Ladyada's top gifts for hackers of all styles, ages and interests.
And now, for your reading pleasure, the very worst from the tech world in 2013.
Surface Pro 2, with Windows 8.1, better battery life and an adjustable kickstand, is Microsoft's second swing at coming up with a tablet to unseat iOS and Android devices in the enterprise.
Speaking Tuesday at a Churchill Club event in Palo Alto, Calif., the country's Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel discusses innovation in the federal IT landscape. He says cybersecurity concerns should not be used as an excuse not to innovate.
At the NewTeeVee conference in San Francisco, Hulu CEO Jason Kilar talks about new ad concepts the company is developing for its users, including a smart promotional spot and the option to watch a movie trailer instead of a 30-second commercial. Kilar says the future of TV is advertising but that he believes in lightening the number of ads viewers see today.
Hospital stays are rarely relaxing - but at Mountain View's El Camino Hospital, robots run errands, communication devices keep noise to a minimum and patient beds help translate doctors' orders. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das takes a tour of one of the most technologically advanced medical facilities in the world.