Stories by Matt Hamblen

Dell's new research division wants computers to detect your mood

Dell Research, a new division of the recently privatized Dell, is conducting early experiments with brain and body sensors to detect a person's mood for use in computers involved with education and communications. It could also be used to monitor a person's mood while driving or playing games.

Samsung beefs up Knox mobile management software

One day after announcing the Galaxy S5 smartphone with a security-focused fingerprint scanner, Samsung announced that second-generation Knox software for enterprise-level security and management of Samsung devices will ship sometime in the second quarter.

Verizon reboots its home monitoring service

Two years after launching its smart home remote monitoring service amid fanfare, Verizon Communications stopped offering the service to new customers. It plans a reboot later this year.