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US military bans Huawei, ZTE phones

Personnel on US military bases can no longer buy phones and other gear manufactured by Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE, after the Pentagon said...

Tech giants race for edge in artificial intelligence

Major technology firms are racing to infuse smartphones and other internet-linked devices with software smarts that help them think like people. The effort is seen...

Parrot launching smartphone-controlled drones

Wireless products maker Parrot unveiled a drone Sunday aimed squarely at smartphone or tablet owners keen on getting bird's eye views of the world. Parrot...

‘Apps on a map’ link the command post, mounted, dismounted Soldiers

Today's consumers enjoy both a common look and feel and interoperability between their computers, tablets and smartphones. Through recent advances in the Common Operating Environment,...

NSA locates cell phones even when they are turned off

Never mind the non-stop collection of metadata and other sneaky surveillance tools being implemented by the NSA: a new report has revealed that the...

US Military Invests in Smartphone Device That Scans, IDs Faces

The US Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a $3 million research contract to California-based AOptix to develop “groundbreaking” technology that could one day...

DPS urges mobile device safety awareness

The holiday season has gone, and during that time people may have received gifts ranging from new computers to mobile devices, but according to...

Turning smartphones into secure and versatile keys

It's already possible to open doors using an app - but we are a long way from seeing widespread acceptance of this in...

Pentagon to end exclusive deal with RIM’s Blackberry

The Pentagon will no longer retain an exclusive contract with Blackberry maker Research in Motion and has invited companies such as Apple to offer...

ONR to Dial Up Faster Data for the Marines

Office of Naval Research (ONR) officials announced a new program Oct. 22 to optimize tactical handheld technology for quick decision-making in the field. The...