The U.S. Justice Department says it successfully accessed data stored on an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters and asks a court to withdraw an order compelling Apple to assist.
A federal judge denies the U.S. government’s motion to compel Apple to provide access into an iPhone used in a drug case, according to court documents.
In serene garden, Karl Lagerfeld fetes nature for Chanel haute couture show at Paris fashion week.
A fully automated indoor farming system that its developers say is capable of growing pesticide free vegetables via your smartphone is unveiled at CES 2016. Ben Gruber reports. Continue reading
U.S. stocks down sharply in midday trade with investors unnerved by China volatility and the continuing slide in oil prices.
Sharp Corporation hopes that RoBoHoN changes the future of smartphones, by turning them into mobile robots. Sharon Reich reports.
A trio of Chilean student engineers have developed a biocircuit device that can harness plant energy and convert it into small charges of electricity to power smartphones. Ben Gruber reports.
Dfree is designed to reduce the problem of incontinence among the elderly.
It was unveiled by Triple W Japan at last week’s CEATEC fair, outside Tokyo.
(Reuters Business Report) – Remember BlackBerry? The pioneering smartphone maker is thinking about doing what was once considered unthinkable: putting rival Android software on its smartphone for the first time. Sources tell Reuters it’ll probably use Google’s Android on an upcoming phone this fall that will combine a touch screen with a physical keyboard. That would give its keyboard-loving fans access to the much wider selection of apps that Android offers.
Smartphone users in Japan can unlock their phones with the blink of an eye, as the country’s biggest mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo launches the world’s first iris recognition smartphone. Sharon Reich has more.