Smart fabric can harvest solar, motion energy to power wearables

WASHINGTON — U.S. and Chinese researchers said Wednesday they have developed a new “smart” fabric that can harvest both energies from sunshine and human motions, which they believed someday could…

Hundreds of Samsung Note 7 owners in S. Korea file class-action lawsuit

SEOUL — Hundreds of South Korean owners of Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Monday filed their first class-action lawsuit here, with the number expected to rise every month.…

US bans all Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones from airplanes

WASHINGTON  — The US Department of Transportation (DOT) announced Friday it is banning all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. The DOT said in…

Microsoft taps Filipino digital company for ‘Gears of War 4’

MANILA — Microsoft’s first-party studio, The Coalition, tapped a Filipino digital solution studio to create the 3D art assets of its newly launched game, “Gears of War 4” for Xbox…

Facebook starts to build data center in U.S state of New Mexico

HOUSTON — The U.S. state of New Mexico held on Tuesday a groundbreaking ceremony for Facebook’s high-tech data center, located in Los Lunas. According to a press release sent to…

Samsung begins refund, exchange program for Note 7 owners in S. Korea

SEOUL — Samsung Electronics on Thursday began its refund and exchange program for Galaxy Note 7 owners in South Korea after it discontinued the faulty smartphone. Note 7 owners were…

Researchers reveal first Mars rover made in Mexico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — The first prototype of a Mars explorer robot designed in Mexico by a team of 10 university students has gained the recognition of NASA and the International…

Chinese, U.S. scientists invent power-generating fabric

CHONGQING — Playing a baseball game on a sunny afternoon may soon be a way to charge your iPhone, thanks to a new fabric developed by Chinese and American scientists.…