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The tech giant plans to provide royalty-free access to patents to prompt further development of the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.
Focusing on the Apple Watch as a watch is missing the point.
Exemptions for technology researchers from laws that could see them jailed for sending certain information overseas have been extended in parliament.
Gartner says a majority of IoT spending for smart cities will come from the private sector, which is good news for the TSPs that stand to benefit most in terms of revenue.
Canada is underperforming in tech VC funding relative to the US. Can the government help it to bulk up a little where it counts?
Apple has been granted a patent for an external portable fuel cell electricity generation unit designed to power portable computing devices.
Monitoring Internet traffic and security may become a lot easier with this merger.
South Korea plans to invest $300 million this year in biotech, with the aim to become the producer of at least five global products by 2017.
This pint-sized Indian robot has wowed the public with its ultra-economical price tag. Now if only it could whip up a chicken tikka masala.
CERN hopes to find dark matter this year with its refitted LHC, which can produce beams powerful enough to melt a car.
Technological innovation is a key to success in the enterprise. Take Tech Pro Research's latest survey and report on whether innovation is valued within your organization.
Does virtual reality technology have a place in future space missions?
US-based financial software company Intuit has launched its PayByCoin service in Australia, offering small businesses the facility to accept bitcoin payments from their customers.
Why do discussions about developing Australia's IT sector always degenerate into a conversation about startups? They're more about noise than real money, people.
The Silicon Valley startup is a joint effort between Stanford University and GE Ventures, with the goal of advancing evidence-based medicine through data and predictive analytics.
Chip giant Intel has showcased technology from 3D displays to digital assistants and wireless charging.
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.
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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.
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And now, for your reading pleasure, the very worst from the tech world in 2013.
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.
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