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Beaming The Internet From Outer Space

February 27, 2014 10:22 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

A number of companies are trying to connect the world to the Internet by sending signals from high in the sky and even outer space.                                  

Apple's 1Q Disappoints Investors, Stock Stumbles

January 28, 2014 10:34 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple's holiday season proved to be a letdown, even though the company sold a record number of...

GM To Outfit Chevy Vehicles With 4G From AT&T

January 6, 2014 9:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GM says it will start outfitting most Chevrolet vehicles with 4G cellular capabilities in...

BlackBerry Loses $4.4 Billion In Latest Quarter

December 20, 2013 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry reported a massive $4.4 billion loss in the third quarter and 56 percent drop in...

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ISA Announces Wireless Networks For Industrial Automation, Fourth Edition

November 18, 2013 12:07 pm | by International Society of Automation | News | Comments

The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces that it has published a fourth edition of its highly popular book on wireless networks for industrial automation, updated with an extensive analysis of today’s newest wireless technologies.

Samsung Aims To Topple Apple As No. 1 In Tablets

November 6, 2013 11:29 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A top executive, Shin Jong-kyun, told analysts on Wednesday that Samsung's tablet business is growing rapidly and the company will become the biggest maker of tablet computers. He didn't give a timeframe.        

Report: Apple Cuts Cost To Make iPad Air By 13 Pct.

November 6, 2013 11:23 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The iPad Air that sells for $499 costs Apple $274 to make, based on an analysis released Tuesday by the research firm IHS Inc. That's a 13 percent decrease from the estimated $316 that it cost Apple to make the third-generation iPad introduced last year.

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Apple To Open Phoenix-Area Plant, Employ 700

November 5, 2013 10:45 am | by Bob Christie, Associated Press | News | Comments

The manufacturing plant in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa will eventually employ 700 workers and provide material currently used only in its iPhone 5 cameras and fingerprint reading sensors.           

BlackBerry Abandons Sale Process, CEO Out

November 4, 2013 10:51 am | by ROB GILLIES, Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry said CEO Thorsten Heins is stepping down. Heins took over in early 2012 after the company lost billions in market value. John Chen will serve as interim CEO. Fairfax head Prem Watsa will be appointed to the board.       

FAA OKs Using Gadgets On Planes

October 31, 2013 2:45 pm | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | News | Comments

Government safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate. The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music — but not make cellphone calls.    

Modernizing Machine-to-Machine With Predix

October 17, 2013 9:57 am | by GE Software | Videos | Comments

The Industrial Internet is creating a new generation of intelligent devices that are self-aware, able to adapt their behavior, and can be managed and reprogrammed to meet rapidly changing requirements. Watch how Predix can enable industrial software to make machines intelligent and provide actionable insights into industrial assets and operations.

Sony's $200 Smartwatch Works With Android Phones

October 15, 2013 2:24 pm | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Sony's SmartWatch 2 hasn't gotten as much attention as Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy Gear, but it's cheaper and compatible with a broader range of phones.                           

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Internet Of Things Gets Major Distance Boost

October 14, 2013 3:01 pm | by IBM and Semtech Corporation | News | Comments

IBM and Semtech Corporation have announced a significant advancement in wireless technology, combining IBM software and Semtech hardware to create a system capable of transmitting data up to a distance of 9 miles, depending on the environment, with significantly improved ease-of-use.

Next Gen 802.11 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Platform For M2M Released

October 9, 2013 2:53 pm | Product Releases | Comments

B&B Electronics, Inc. has launched its next generation AirborneM2M 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi platform to provide secure, dual-band (2.4 and 5 GHz) Wi-Fi connectivity to rugged and mission-critical M2M networks.

First Impressions Of Microsoft's Surface 2

September 25, 2013 9:51 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Microsoft unveiled the Surface 2, a revamped tablet that features improved battery life, speed and a higher resolution screen.                                   

Bring Your Own Device: The Risks And Benefits - Part 2

September 24, 2013 10:08 am | by Nancy Cam-Winget, engineering, Cisco on behalf of Industrial IP Advantage | Articles | Comments

Mobile device adoption in the consumer world has been a catalyst for change in manufacturing. BYOD programs aren't designed just to satisfy employees, but also to drive efficiency and help your business achieve its goals.         

Bring Your Own Device: The Risks And Benefits - Part 1

September 23, 2013 10:08 am | by Nancy Cam-Winget, engineering, Cisco on behalf of Industrial IP Advantage | Articles | Comments

Mobile device adoption in the consumer world has been a catalyst for change in manufacturing. BYOD programs aren't designed just to satisfy employees, but also to drive efficiency and help your business achieve its goals.       

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Tests: New iPhones Less Durable Than iPhone 5

September 23, 2013 9:43 am | by Anne D'Innocenzio, AP Retail Writer | News | Comments

As Apple pitches its newest smartphones, users may find something lacking compared with last year's model: They could break more easily.                                 

BlackBerry Announces 5-inch Z30 Ssmartphone

September 19, 2013 10:00 am | by Blackberry | Videos | Comments

The new Z30 smartphone brings BlackBerry 10 to the big screen for a richer, more powerful experience.                                           

Apple's New iPhone Fingerprint Scan Tech: The End Of Passcodes?

September 12, 2013 9:47 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Apple announced Tuesday that their new models, the 5C and the 5S, will use a fingerprint scan instead of a passcode. Editor of Fast Company Robert Safian joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the implications of the new technology.      

Apple's Next Big Thing May Be Lower-Priced iPhone

September 10, 2013 9:47 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple's much-anticipated update to its line-up of iPhones may leave the impression that the technology pioneer's focus has shifted to making more affordable products than engineering innovative breakthroughs.            

Report: NSA Can Access Most Smartphone Data

September 9, 2013 9:54 am | by Frank Jordans, Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. National Security Agency is able to crack protective measures on iPhones, BlackBerry and Android devices, giving it access to users' data on all major smartphones, according to a report Sunday in German news weekly Der Spiegel.    

First Look At Samsung's Smartwatch

September 5, 2013 10:33 am | by CNN Money | Videos | Comments

Samsung's Galaxy Gear connects to its Note 3 phone, allowing users to answer calls and take pictures with the device on their wrist.                                 

Silent Circle Announces Silent Text For Android

September 3, 2013 3:15 pm | by Silent Circle | Product Releases | Comments

With the addition of Silent Text for Android, Silent Circle’s apps and services offer unmatched privacy protection by routing encrypted calls, messages and attachments exclusively between Silent Circle users’ iOS and Android devices without logging metadata associated with subscribers’ communications.

Samsung Scrambles To Release Smart Watch

September 3, 2013 10:14 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

High-tech companies hope to get us hooked on another device: the smart watch. Scott Stein, senior editor at CNET talks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts.                           

Zuckerberg's Plan To Connect The World

August 22, 2013 10:23 am | by CNN Money | Videos | Comments

Mark Zuckerberg is launching the partnership Internet.org to connect the five-billion people without Internet access.                                      

Facebook Partnership Aims To Get More People Online

August 21, 2013 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Facebook wants to get more of the world's 7 billion people online through a partnership with Samsung, Nokia and other large mobile technology companies.                            

Is BYOD The Right Choice In Manufacturing?

August 15, 2013 3:18 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor, Manufacturing Business Technology | Articles | Comments

Mike Lanciloti discusses some of the potential problems with BYOD and how purpose-built devices can solve those issues.                                      

Lenovo Mobile Sales Drive Profit Growth

August 15, 2013 9:55 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Lenovo Group says it is evolving quickly into a supplier of wireless computing, driven by booming sales of smartphones and tablets as consumers shift away from desktop computers.                     

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