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A new study into the fast moving Mobile & Tablet Games market has highlighted the pivotal role of tablet devices in the future growth of the sector. The rapid take-up of tablets, combined with the growing acceptance of in-game purchasing and virtual currencies will result in an estimated $3.03 billion of sales in 2016, reaching over ten times the $301 million figure calculated for 2012.
Motorola Mobility on Monday confirmed that it is shutting down most of its operations in South Korea as part of a move to consolidate research after being bought by Google this year.
What you do on Facebook could give you away. A new study led by a Filipino journalism doctoral student found how Facebook habits could measure personality types and predict inclinations—a positive development for targeted advertising and political campaigns.
Google on Tuesday said it was dabbling with getting computers to simulate the learning process of the human brain as one of the unusual projects for researchers in its X Lab.
HP has introduced new services that enable enterprises to integrate, manage and govern complex multivendor environments, resulting in reduced risk and costs.
Women are more likely than men to delete friends from their online social networks and tend to choose more restrictive privacy settings, according to a study published on Friday.
Researchers on Wednesday revealed a flaw in the way data is scrambled to protect the privacy of online banking, shopping and other kinds of sensitive exchanges.
More Filipinos are using digital media for news and information rather than listening to radio or reading newspapers and magazines, according to a study conducted by TNS, a global research company.
PARIS—Physicists reported Thursday that sub-atomic particles called neutrinos can travel faster than light, a finding that — if verified — would blast a hole in Einstein’s theory of relativity. In experiments conducted between the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland and a laboratory in Italy, the tiny particles were clocked at 300,006 kilometers [...]
Scientists are reporting the first clear success with a new approach for treating leukemia — turning the patients’ own blood cells into assassins that hunt and destroy their cancer cells.
WASHINGTON – Malaria is spread to humans by female mosquitoes who suck blood in order to help their offspring grow, but British scientists said Monday that introducing spermless males could halt the deadly disease. Scientists at Imperial College London said that by genetically tweaking male mosquitoes to produce no sperm, females would still mate with [...]
WASHINGTON – The US space agency announced funding for 30 new space projects Monday, including ways to protect astronauts from deep-space radiation, eliminate space debris and improve spacesuit technology. Each of the proposals will get $100,000 in funding for a one-year period as part of NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC), the agency said in a [...]
LONDON — More than 30 years after the world’s first test-tube baby was born and despite modest advances, scientists are still struggling to dramatically improve the odds for infertile couples trying to have children. Though new techniques have been introduced in recent years, in-vitro fertilization remains a costly, stressful process, with only about a 25 [...]