2015 New York Times News Service

Even robots now have their own virtual world

Highly realistic simulated worlds are proving vital to robotics researchers, making it possible to try out robot hardware or software without having to power up the real thing

Even robots now have  their own virtual world

Satya Nadella’s Microsoft presents low-cost phones and Windows 10 for mobile

Microsoft is setting itself up as the antiflagship phone maker, at least until Windows 10 comes out...

microsoft, microsoft lumia 640, microsoft lumia 640 xl, microsoft lumia 640 price, Windows 10, Mobile World Congress, Barcelona News

Zuckerberg goes on charm offensive for Internet.org

In front of a packed audience here, Mark Zuckerberg turned on the charm.

Zuckerberg goes on charm offensive for Internet.org

At JPMorgan, business tilts toward consumer side, away from Wall St

A reversal of fortunes within the financial industry is illustrated in few places more vividly than JPMorgan Chase.

At JPMorgan, business tilts toward consumer side, away from Wall St

Etihad Airways’ rapid ascent frustrates rivals

Emerging from the desert like a giant steel squid, Abu Dhabi’s new airport terminal is starting to take shape.

Etihad Airways’ rapid ascent frustrates rivals

News Corp likely to rehire Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s media holdings in Britain, acquitted last year on charges related to the phone hacking...

News Corp likely to rehire Rebekah Brooks

An uneasy relationship between telecom & technology

For the next four days, a sprawling conference centre here will become the global hub for the telecommunications and technology industries.

An uneasy relationship between telecom & technology

A Google computer can teach itself games

A team at Google has developed a way a computer can sense inputs, learn rules and successfully play classic video games

A Google computer can teach itself games

In-car communication systems called a growing frustration

Problems such as buggy Bluetooth and voice recognition systems have surpassed excessive wind noise as the top issues for car owners

In-car communication systems called a growing frustration

In-car communication systems called a growing frustration

Problems such as buggy Bluetooth and voice recognition systems have surpassed excessive wind noise as the top issues for car owners

In-car communication systems called a growing frustration

FCC approves net neutrality rules, classifies broadband as utility

The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to regulate broadband Internet service...

FCC approves net neutrality rules, classifies broadband as utility

Next goal for Walmart workers: More hours

For Anthony Rodriguez, every diaper for his 2-year-old son means less money to put food on the table...

Next goal for Walmart workers: More hours

Vivek Wadhwa, voice for women in Silicon Valley, is foiled by his tone

Silicon Valley has lately come to the realisation that it is not the meritocracy it has long pretended to be...

Vivek Wadhwa, voice for women in Silicon Valley, is foiled by his tone

Yahoo courts mobile app makers with new tools

Chief executive Marissa Mayer acknowledged that Yahoo still had nothing to offer in the hottest category of mobile messaging...

Yahoo courts mobile app makers with new tools

Rivals Google and Apple fight for the dashboard

When Google hosted a boot camp here this month for its Android operating system, there were some new faces in the room...

Google car, google, apple car, apple inc, google vs apple, apple vs google News

Satya Nadella-led Microsoft Corporation has suddenly gotten serious with mobile

Microsoft has spent almost a half-decade trying to offer a credible alternative to Apple's iPhone and mobile devices running Google's Android.

Microsoft, Microsoft mobile, Microsoft phone, Microsoft corporation News

Comfort and high-tech design in travel luggage

Luggage designers are learning that the trick to succeeding in the industry is to offer cutting-edge functionality without abandoning heritage

Comfort and high-tech design in travel luggage

The clutter cure

These days we are all obsessed with paring down. But is it really satisfying?

The clutter cure

Walk hard. Walk Easy. Repeat to improve health and fitness

Intense, interval-style workouts have been shown to improve the health and fitness of people who exert themselves for only a few minutes a week.

Walking, exercise News

Smoking: Quit before you do

Doctors typically wait until smokers are ready to quit before prescribing pills to help them do it. But a new study has found...

Smoking News

Auto team is forming at Apple Inc

The company has collected about 200 people over the last few years to develop technologies for an electric car

Auto team is forming at Apple Inc

Auto team is forming at Apple Inc

The company has collected about 200 people over the last few years to develop technologies for an electric car

Auto team is forming at Apple Inc

Fed appears to hesitate on raising interest rate

Many officials are concerned that raising rates prematurely ‘might damp the apparent solid recovery’.

Fed appears to hesitate on raising interest rate

US to monitor air quality in India, other countries

The programme is intended to help US citizens abroad reduce their exposure to pollution and to help other countries develop their own air-quality monitoring through training and exchanges with American experts.

US to monitor air quality in India, other countries

Facing demand, Uber expands its funding round by $1 billion

Expansion takes total capacity for Series E round of venture financing to $2.8 bn...

Uber fine News

Test of strength: Fitness apps versus personal trainers

As technology starts pushing us to be healthier and fitter, apps like FitStar, Kiqplan and Hot5 are trying to replace personal trainers or even gyms...

Industry News

India’s economy surges ahead as rivals falter

China’s economy is slowing. Brazil is struggling as commodity prices plunge. Russia, facing Western sanctions and weak oil revenue, is headed into a recession.

India’s economy surges ahead as rivals falter
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