- Building tablet computers in Haiti
Two tech companies in Haiti have launched competing businesses to sell Android tablets. Startups Surtab SA and Handxom SA began production last month and plan to sell the 7-inch touchscreen devices to phone stores nationwide and markets overseas. More »Building tablet computers in Haiti
- Rise of the machines
The real world has not caught up yet with "Star Wars" and its talking, thinking robots, but some of the most sophisticated units that exist headed to Florida this month for a Defense Department competition.
Seventeen humanoid robots were be evaluated at Homestead Miami Speedway for … More »Rise of the machines
- Opium production booming in Myanmar
The U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime estimated in its annual Southeast Asia Opium Survey that Myanmar will produce 870 metric tons of opium in 2013, remaining the world's second-largest grower after Afghanistan. That would be a 26 percent rise over 2012 production. More »Opium production booming in Myanmar