Hampered by Africa’s long, expensive patent registration process and weak court system, many inventors are working covertly to protect their ideas from copycats.
U.S. universities that have seen women making a comeback in the fields of science and technology are providing a roadmap for other schools on how to diversify their computer science graduates.
Increasingly smarter robots are slowly but surely becoming a part of our lives. And that raises a lot of questions for what the future may hold. A recent panel discussion at the University of California, Berkeley law school looked at the various dilemmas a future full of robots might precipitate.
There have been reports claiming that Chinese company Wico has cloned Apple’s iPhone 6, which has not yet been released. The Chinese clone is very similar to the original, with slight differences, and runs Google’s Android KitKat operating system. Most Chinese cannot afford Apple’s expensive iPhone and iPad devices.
With a $ 3 billion investment in chip technology, IBM is looking to replace silicon in mobile devices with a one-atom-thick graphene chip that could make cell phones run faster and longer.
After reviewing the top 50 free apps in mobile stores, Trend Micro found fake versions for 77 percent of the apps often masquerading as real ones with similar functions and dangerous payloads.
Looking at animal hunting in open world video games, an ecologist suggests game developers sometimes miss the opportunity to illustrate the ecological impact of the extinction of animal species as they allow players to hunt to their heart’s content.