Powerful cell phones with Web and multimedia capabilities - dubbed "smart phones" - are part of a new generation of mobile phones earning a loyal following. Spencer Michels reports on smart phones and how top industry contenders plan to offer…
Eric Schmidt is the Chairman of the Board and CEO of Google. Andy Rubin is Google's director of mobile platforms, in charge of overseeing the development of a Google operating system for smart cell phones. The two executives discussed smart…
Steve Ballmer is the Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Corp. He discussed the company's smart phone technology plans with Spencer Michels.
Wildfires in Southern California became almost impossible for firefighters to control Tuesday, and officials said 1,300 homes and businesses have burned down. A San Diego official describes how residents are coping.
In the wake of shootings that left 33 members of their community dead, Virginia Tech students went to Web sites such as Facebook and MySpace to memorialize friends and make sense of the carnage.
With Global Positioning System chips now installed in some cell phones, parents can use phones to keep tabs on their children and businesses can track the whereabouts of delivery truck drivers. But the new tracking systems leave some privacy advocates…
On Tuesday, Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the company's latest product, the much-anticipated iPhone, at the annual MacWorld conference in San Francisco. A business journalist talks about smartphone technology and Apple's future as a whole.
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