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    With funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and partnerships from national laboratories, engineers at International Business Machines (IBM) created a chip last year that could imitate the structure of the human brain, in the hope that it would lead to a more efficient model of computing. The result has the potential to transform the way...

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    U.S. video service provider Netflix Inc (NFLX) is likely to enter the Chinese market without a local partner, which could make it harder to do business in the world's biggest internet market widely known for censorship and strict regulation.

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    Deutsche Telekom Chief Executive Tim Hoettges called for web companies like Google and Facebook (FB) to be regulated since they offer communications services much as telecoms operators do. "There is a convergence between over-the-top web companies and classic telcos," he said. Hoettges spoke at Mobile World Congress on Monday where some 90,000 executives and delegates from the industry have gathered.

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    AT&T Inc (T) will link its connected car and smart home technologies to bolster its foothold in the fast-growing market for Internet-connected devices, a new battleground for the company and rivals ranging from Verizon (VZ) to Google Inc . The wireless company's home security and automation service "Digital Life" and connected car service "Drive" will be integrated so users can con...

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    A Space Exploration Technologies rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Sunday to put the world’s first all-electric communications satellites into orbit. The 22-story tall booster soared off its seaside launch pad at 10:50 a.m. EST, the third flight in less than two months for SpaceX, as the privately owned, California-based company is known.

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    A Space Exploration Technologies rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Sunday to put the world's first all-electric communications satellites into orbit. The 22-story tall booster soared off its seaside launch pad at 10:50 a.m. EST, the third flight in less than two months for SpaceX, as the privately owned, California-based company is known.

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    Chip maker NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) has agreed to buy smaller peer Freescale Semiconductor Ltd (FSL) and merge operations in a deal valuing the combined company at over $40 billion. The deal, announced by the pair late on Sunday and first reported by Reuters, will make the business the industry leader within the auto and industrial semiconductor markets.

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    Chip maker NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) has agreed to buy smaller peer Freescale Semiconductor Ltd (FSL) and merge operations in a deal valuing the combined company at over $40 billion. The deal, announced by the pair late on Sunday and first reported by Reuters, will make the business the industry leader within the auto and industrial semiconductor markets.

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    NEW YORK-- Samsung Electronics Co. (SSNLF) on Sunday took the wraps off its new flagship smartphones: the Galaxy S6 and its double curved-screen sibling, the Galaxy S6 Edge. Here are four key points that reviewers are making about these much-anticipated gadgets, now that they've had a first look at them. The new phones are slated go on sale in the U.S. in April, but exact pricing hasn't been announced yet.

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    BARCELONA-- Samsung Electronics Co. (SSNLF) introduced a flagship smartphone with a curved screen and mobile-payment system, seeking to spark sales after a painful year that saw its leadership eroded by Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Chinese upstarts like Xiaomi Corp.. The new Galaxy S6 and its double curved-screen variant the Galaxy S6 Edge, released Sunday on the sidelines of an annual trade show here, outlines Samsung's latest strategy for finding its footing: take on Apple's (AAPL) iPhone head on, while...

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    BlackBerry announced on Sunday that it plans to expand its cross-platform strategy and deliver its often admired security, productivity and communication tools to any smartphone or tablet device running iOS, Android or Windows.

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    The Italian government is pushing to speed up the roll-out of ultrafast broadband networks to help its ailing economy, fuelling speculation it could force incumbent Telecom Italia into a costly overhaul of its existing infrastructure.

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    Running short of dramatically new phone designs, leaders of the world's wireless industry agree their next big idea is 5G, shorthand for the fifth generation of networks they expect to have up and running by 2020. But first they'll have to decide what 5G needs to do that the current, fourth generation of wireless networks will never offer.