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Google tests using drones to deliver goods

This undated image provided by Google shows a Project Wing drone vehicle during delivery. Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious program announced Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, escalates Google's technological arms race with rival Amazon.com Inc., which also is experimenting with self-flying vehicles to carry merchandise bought by customers of its online store. (AP Photo/Google)

Google on Thursday said it is testing using drones to deliver items bought online, putting its own spin on similar efforts by Internet retail titan Amazon.com.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Microsoft to unveil new Windows software–report

In this photo taken Thursday, July 31, 2014, women walk past the logo for Microsoft in Beijing, China. AP Photo/Ng Han Guan

A news report out Thursday indicated that Microsoft is poised to give the world a glimpse at a new-generation computer operating system that will succeed Windows 8.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

B&N, Samsung unveil reading-focused Nook tablet

Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller’s own Nook tablets.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

SC issues one-line tweet to welcome Jardeleza; others wary of new SC justice

The Supreme Court building in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court issued a one-line acknowledgment, while others are cautious that Malacañang’s chief defender now sits as the 15th associate justice in the Supreme Court.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Samsung, Apple drop patent war outside US

AFP FILE PHOTO

Arch-rivals Samsung and Apple have decided to drop a series of bitter patent disputes pending in multiple courts outside the United States, the South Korean electronics giant said on Wednesday.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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