Business

Esports video games hold vast betting potential, experts say

Competitive video games hold vast economic potential in the U.S. and worldwide, particularly once gambling companies figure out how to interest players and spectators in betting on them, participants in an industry conference ...

Automotive

VW readies Porsche IPO in one of Europe's largest listings

Volkswagen was nearing the finish line Wednesday as it readied the sale of shares in luxury carmaker Porsche ahead of an expected market listing that will rank among the largest such offerings in European history.

Consumer & Gadgets

Apple maintains prices on new iPhones despite inflation

Apple's latest line-up of iPhones will boast better cameras, faster processors, and a longer lasting battery—all at the same prices as last year's models, despite inflationary pressure that has driven up the cost of many ...

Energy & Green Tech

Harmful artificial turf can be made into a useful resource

It is difficult to recycle artificial turf and there are no obvious deposit-return systems for these plastics on the market. But researchers are now looking to find a solution to the problem.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Smart textiles sense how their users are moving

Using a novel fabrication process, MIT researchers have produced smart textiles that snugly conform to the body so they can sense the wearer's posture and motions.

Software

FIFA takes on EA Sports video game in soccer's new rivalry

The name "FIFA" can bring to mind images of the World Cup and soccer's greatest players, like Pele, Zinedine Zidane or Lionel Messi. The acronym for the sport's governing body may also remind some of shameless bribery and ...

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