| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Organizers of the Archon Genomics X-Prize called off their $10-million competition Thursday, just two weeks before teams were set to begin work on 100 high-quality human genome sequences, in 30 days, at a cost of less than $10,000 per genome.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The smartwatch race is off and running. Whether consumers care remains to be seen.
Samsung kicked off the competition Wednesday by unveiling the Galaxy Gear at an event in Berlin. The South Korean tech giant said its $299 smartwatch connects with the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Samsung and Qualcomm both announced smartwatches, intensifying the war over wearable gadgets.
Although Samsung and Qualcomm are now the two biggest players to enter the fray, a handful of small companies have already been battling it out in the emerging...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Samsung.com | around $300 (available in October)
The future has finally caught up to Dick Tracy.
Samsung's Android-powered Galaxy Gear smartwatch is designed to be an accessory for your smartphone that can power apps, display and send email, text...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Smartphone users who like the fingerprint scanning feature on the iPhone 5s but want a bigger screen might want to check out the newly unveiled HTC One Max.
The device, introduced Monday, features a humongous 5.9-inch screen. The phone comes in a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Hoping to get a jump on its rivals, Nokia announced early Tuesday that it will be rolling out a tablet running the Windows operating system and two smartphones with whopping 6-inch screens.
The Finnish phone maker also said that popular apps Instagram...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:00 AM
LG has finally unveiled its long-rumored curved-screen smartphone, and it's got a few interesting arguments for why you should consider purchasing the unusually shaped device.
The South Korean company announced the device, the LG G Flex, Monday after...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:50 PM
After countless leaks, Google has finally formally unveiled its new Nexus 5 smartphone, and it arrives just in time for the holiday shopping season.
The LG-built device comes a month after Google sold out of its predecessor, the Nexus 4. Around the same...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Google's answer to the iPhone 5s has arrived, and it looks promising.
The tech giant last week announced the Nexus 5 and immediately began selling it online. Within minutes, the black 16-gigabyte version sold out on Google Play.
The Nexus 5 starts...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Thanks to a $100-million donation, UC San Diego will be creating a new clinical center to study how the use of stem cells may help cure or alleviate leukemia, spinal cord injuries, Alzheimer’s disease and other health problems, officials announced...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Motorola is following the release of its slumping Moto X smartphone by releasing the Moto G, a mid-range device that's set to arrive in the U.S. in January and be available with no contract for $179.
The Google-owned phone maker unveiled the device in...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:36 AM
If you’re thinking of buying an Android smartphone, look no further than the Nexus 5.
Google’s new flagship smartphone, with its all-around features, is a powerful alternate to Apple's iPhone 5s and Samsung's Galaxy S4.
The Nexus 5 went on...