Alcatel and 3Com are the latest companies to join forces and attempt to set a dominant standard for software on PDAs and smartphones. Their entry creates a three-way race which includes Microsoft, with CE.
Battery development could help boost performance of smartphones
Topological photonic chips promise a more robust option for scalable quantum computers
In quantum physics both the chicken and the egg can come first, claim University of Queensland researchers
Cause-and-effect is not always straightforward in quantum physics
Mark Carney said that about 10 per cent of UK jobs would be replaced by automation: lower than earlier estimates