Why The HBO Deal Is A Big Win for Amazon
Amazon and HBO struck a deal that will make older HBO shows available for Amazon Prime users. An HBO Go app is also coming to Fire TV.
April 23, 2014
Lytro Introduces 'Illum,' A Professional Light-Field Camera
The light-field photography engineers at Lytro unveiled their next innovation: a professional DSLR-like camera called "Illum."
April 22, 2014
Netflix To Raise Prices For New Subscribers
Netflix executives say they don't think a $1 or $2 price hike will hurt the service, and they have their sites set on overtaking HBO.
April 21, 2014
AT&T Wants To Bring 1 Gbps Internet Service To 21 Metros
The company said Monday it plans to approach more than 100 local governments in 21 metropolitan areas about expanding the service.
April 21, 2014
Apple Touts Its Environmental Progress With Video, Website
Apple released a website and video Monday sharing the company's progress toward reducing its environmental footprint.
April 21, 2014
After Debut, Whedon Releases Movie For Instant Streaming
Director Joss Whedon debuted and released his new film "In Your Eyes" during the Tribeca Film Festival. It's available for streaming now.
April 21, 2014
Why Did Nike Fire Most Of Its Nike FuelBand Team?
Nike fired most of its Digital Sport hardware team, the group behind Nike's FuelBand device. Could Apple or an overcrowded market be behind layoffs?
April 19, 2014
Nearly Two Weeks On, The Internet Copes With Heartbleed
The Internet is taking important steps in patching the vulnerabilities Heartbleed highlighted, but those preventive measures carry their own costs.
April 19, 2014
Facebook To Share Nearby Friends Data With Advertisers
A Facebook spokesperson has confirmed the company will use GPS data from the new Nearby Friends feature for advertising sometime in the future.
April 19, 2014
Man Claims He Found Loch Ness Monster With... Apple Maps?
Andy Dixon showed the Daily Mail a screenshot of what he believes to be the mythical beast swimming just below the lake's surface.
April 18, 2014
Facebook Announces Location-Sharing Feature 'Nearby Friends'
Facebook's pending Nearby Friends feature will give users the option to share their nonspecific or specific locations with certain friends.
April 18, 2014
Michaels Hack Compromises About 3 Million Credit Cards
Michaels is now confirming that an eight-month security breach compromised about 3 million customers' credit and debit card data.
April 18, 2014
Twitter Introduces Facebook-Style App Install Ads
Twitter hopes to make money on app install ads, which has proven to be a successful strategy for Facebook.
April 17, 2014
Apple Rumored To Introduce Song ID Service In Next iOS Build
Sources close to Apple told Bloomberg the company plans to introduce an integrated song identification service during the launch of its next iOS.
April 17, 2014
Yahoo's Ousted COO Gets $58M Severance Package
According to SEC filings, Yahoo gave ousted COO Henrique de Castro a $58 million severance package.
April 17, 2014
Heartbleed Hack Leads To Arrest
A 19-year-old computer science student has been arrested in relation to a data breach of 900 social insurance numbers from Canada's revenue agency.
April 17, 2014
Industry's Optimism Shines At New York Auto Show
After seeing auto sales grow last month, there's plenty for the industry to celebrate as it rolls out its newest designs.
April 16, 2014
German Researchers Crack Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner
German researchers have used a fake fingerprint made from glue to bypass the fingerprint security system on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone.
April 16, 2014
Images Of Rumored Amazon Smartphone Leaked
BGR has leaked images of what could be Amazon's smartphone. The outlet's been right about Amazon leaks before. Sources expect an announcement in June
April 15, 2014
Google Needs A Lot More Space In NYC
Google is looking for more office space in New York City. Reports indicate it wants about 600,000 square feet for more than 3,000 employees.
April 15, 2014
Google Patents Contact Lens Cameras; Internet Is Wary
Google has filed for a patent to develop contact lenses capable of taking photos. The company describes possible benefits to blind people.
April 15, 2014
Dutch Highway Introduces Glow-In-The-Dark Paint
A Dutch highway has become the first lit by glow-in-the-dark paint — a project aimed at reducing street light use.
April 14, 2014
Google Buys Drone Maker, Hopes to Connect Rural World
Formerly courted by Facebook, Titan Aerospace will become a part of Google's quest to blanket the world in Internet connectivity.
April 14, 2014
Carpenter's Injury Leads To Hundreds Of 3-D-Printed Hands
Richard van As lost all fingers on his right hand in a woodworking accident. Now, he's used the incident to create a prosthetic to help hundreds.
April 14, 2014
T-Mobile Getting Rid Of Overage Fees, Challenges Rivals
T-Mobile is dropping overage fees for all U.S. customers starting May 1. It has also started a Change.org petition for its rivals to do the same.
April 14, 2014
App Fights Jet Lag With The Power Of Math
Researchers at the University of Michigan have designed an app to fight jet lag by adjusting your body's light intake.
April 13, 2014
Heartbleed Runs Deeper Than We Thought
Researchers have discovered Heartbleed can compromise clients visiting servers and leaves private SSL keys vulnerable.
April 12, 2014
Amazon Smartphone Expected In June
Amazon is reportedly preparing a smartphone announcement for June 2014. The device could use glasses-free 3-D and retina tracking.
April 12, 2014
Has The NSA Been Exploiting Heartbleed?
A new report from Bloomberg claims the National Security Agency detected the devastating Heartbleed security flaw two years ahead of everyone else.
April 11, 2014
NASA's New 'Flying Saucer' Key to Mars Missions
NASA's Low Density Supersonic Decelerator aims to use an inflatable addition to increase drag and slow down spacecrafts landing on Mars.
April 11, 2014