Articles about Emerging Tech
In three years, 30 percent of smart wearables will be inconspicuous to the eye, say analysts Gartner.
Our cars are becoming smarter. From apps to maps, spying to maintenance, what were the major trends to emerge this year -- and what can we expect in 2015?
A new ITU standard will bring fibre broadband closer to premises, providing access speeds of 500Mbps to 1Gbps at distances of up to 100m from new distribution points.
The final report by an inquiry into Australia's financial system has called for the formation of a public-private collaborative innovation committee, with the aim of helping the local industry keep pace with emerging technology in the sector.
Sure, in the old days nobody ever got fired for sticking with big vendors, but times have changed.
Big companies are slow moving and risk averse; small ones like to move fast and break things. But finding a way for the suits and the hipsters to work together could be the key to success for both.
Working with startups can offer big benefits to large businesses: but how do you manage the process to ensure success? Here are some tips from the experts.
Google's new Inbox email platform could get an 'undo send' feature, according to its development team, which is also working on opening the service to tablet support, and a mix of browsers.
The companies will work together on research and development to create smart, fashion-forward eyewear that consumers just might actually want to wear.
Australian taxation body The Tax Institute is calling on the government to establish a voluntary bitcoin register to de-anonymise ownership of the digital currency in Australia.
Australian bitcoin startup CoinJar hopes to tap into the United Kingdom's 'progressive' digital currency sector after shifting its corporate headquarters to London's Docklands region.
The wearable video camera creator is taking its business plans a step further by experimenting with consumer drones.
NewSat will provide ground infrastructure support and future satellite services from its Adelaide facility to a European satellite operator as part of a new master purchase agreement.
Moore'sCloud has gone into liquidation, almost two years after missing the AU$700,000 pledge goal it set for the Kickstarter campaign to back its 'Light' product.
The Australian Taxation Office's treatment of bitcoin and other digital currencies could see businesses operating in the space close up shop or move offshore, a Senate Committee hearing has heard.
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.
Bitcoins, QR codes, smartphones, tablets, and beer. For some, there is no better way to spend a Sunday afternoon at the pub.
Electrolux Design Lab's 2013 finalists reveal their concept ideas to show how we might be using mini flying cleaning robots and wearable air cleaners in our homes in the future.
Ever wanted to know what 'unusual' tech creations are out there?
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.