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TECH 06 Jan 2015 | 3:20 PM

New-generation thermometers for children track temperatures

Why take regular readings when you can wear a device that allows you to observe the pattern of your or a loved one's body temperature? That's the question that three new products introduced at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas are asking.

TECH 24 Nov 2014 | 9:11 AM

Samsung tries to block Nvidia chips from US

South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission seeking to block computer-graphics chips made by Nvidia Corp from the US market.

TECH 11 Nov 2014 | 5:57 PM

China, US make breakthrough on IT free trade deal: US trade rep

China and the United States have reached a breakthrough in talks on eliminating duties on information technology products, a deal that could pave the way for the first major tariff-cutting agreement at the World Trade Organisation in 17 years.

TECH 30 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM

Solar-powered family car Stella rides California coast

A solar-powered family car completed its drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco fueled by good vibes and pure California sunshine.

Technology 26 Sep 2014 | 1:40 PM

Intel to invest up to US$1.5bil in two Chinese mobile chipmakers

Intel Corp said it will pay as much as US$1.5bil (RM4.88bil) for a 20% stake in two mobile chipmakers with ties to the Chinese government, in the hopes of catching up in a smartphone chip industry dominated by rival Qualcomm Inc.

TECH 19 Sep 2014 | 12:13 PM

Apple's iPhone 6 Plus includes chips from Qualcomm, Skyworks: iFixit

Apple's iPhone 6 Plus uses chips from Qualcomm, Skyworks Solutions, Avago Technologies and other companies, according to gadget repair firm iFixit, which pried one of the devices open in Melbourne early on Friday.

TECH 19 Sep 2014 | 6:00 AM

Apple a decade behind Japan mobile payment curve

Apple's proud announcement that its new iPhone could be used to buy goods in a single swipe left customers nonplussed in Japan, where mobile contactless payments have been normal fare for a decade.

TECH 11 Sep 2014 | 4:04 PM

iPhone 6 and Apple Watch seen boosting NFC technology

Apple Inc's move into mobile payments, announced on Tuesday with the launch of its new iPhone 6 phones and the Apple Watch, is expected to give a boost to the wireless technology behind it, called near-field communications (NFC), analysts and makers of the technology say.

Apple 10 Sep 2014 | 3:58 PM

Apple gives NFC chip technology a prized seal of approval

Apple Inc's long-awaited launch of tap-to-pay technology in its new iPhones and smartwatch may be the seal of approval that near-field communication technology needs to become as commonplace as WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS.

TECH 20 Aug 2014 | 12:22 PM

Silicon to spinach: Japan tech helps farmers cope with climate shifts

Japanese technology firms are applying their expertise in energy-saving and cloud technology to help farmers cope with shifting weather patterns, an onslaught of cheaper imports and a shrinking workforce.