Uber Flu Shots: Where Publicity And Health Care Intersect
Called UberHealth, a free, one-day service will ferry health workers — via Uber — to distribute free flu shots.
October 24, 2014
Microsoft Riding High On Strong Surface, Cloud Performance
Microsoft's Q3 earnings showed its tablets and cloud services are really hitting their stride.
October 24, 2014
Facebook's New App 'Rooms' Is A Twist On Old Internet Forums
Facebook Creative Labs has released their latest app, "Rooms", a group-based social network that harkens back to the chat rooms of Internet 1.0.
October 23, 2014
Nike And Apple Team Up To Create Wearable ... Something
For those looking for wearable tech that's significantly less nerdy than Google Glass, Nike CEO Mark Parker says don't worry, It's on the way.
October 23, 2014
Zuck Speaks Mediocre Mandarin, Cue Impressed U.S. Media
For a Q&A at a Beijing university, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg decided to speak entirely in Mandarin — and Western media thinks this is a big deal.
October 23, 2014
What Twitter's Latest Announcements Say About Its Direction
Twitter's new mobile platform is more than just an "olive branch" for developers — it's a way for the company to move past its social media roots.
October 23, 2014
Google's Inbox Is The Latest Gmail Competitor
Google's new e-mail app is meant for greater personalization and allows users to better categorize their mail, but Gmail isn't going away just yet.
October 22, 2014
Free Math App Is A Teacher's Worst Nightmare
New photo-recognition software from MicroBlink, called PhotoMath, solves linear equations and simple math problems with step-by-step results.
October 22, 2014
What Is Magic Leap, And Why Is It Worth $500M?
Magic Leap isn't publicizing much more than a description of its product, but that's been enough for Google and others to invest more than $500M.
October 22, 2014
Nielsen-Adobe Ratings Partnership Is Belated, But Monumental
Nielsen and Adobe are partnering up to create what looks to be the most comprehensive compilation of viewing analytics ever.
October 21, 2014
Amazon's Simon & Schuster Deal Is A Win For Both Parties
Amazon and Simon & Schuster have agreed to an e-book deal despite Amazon's ongoing fight with Hachette Book Group.
October 21, 2014
Smart Gadget Aims To Monitor Your Dumb Smoke Alarm
Leeo is a device that alerts you when the smoke alarm or carbon monoxide detector goes off. At $99, it's the same price as Nest, a smart smoke alarm.
October 21, 2014
Staples Joins Data Breach Club, Even If Hack Looks Small
Staples has confirmed a breach of customer information, though the blogger who broke the story says it appears the breach isn't nationwide.
October 21, 2014
Thanks, Marty McFly! Hoverboards Could Be Coming In 2015
If you've ever watched "Back to the Future Part II" and wanted to get your hands on a hoverboard, well, you might soon be in luck.
October 21, 2014
Apple's Earnings Surpass Expectations
It's been a big season for Apple, with a host of new devices helping push up its sales numbers in the last few weeks of the quarter.
October 20, 2014
Google To Protect Against Piracy ... At A Cost
Google is changing its search-engine results to protect content producers from piracy — for a price.
October 20, 2014
What We Know About Microsoft's Rumored Smartwatch
Microsoft will reportedly release a smartwatch that works across different mobile platforms, has a two-day battery life and tracks heart rate.
October 20, 2014
Is Spotify Family A Great Deal Or Catching Up?
Spotify Family lets you add a family member to your account for half price. Although users are excited, it's a move competitors have already made.
October 20, 2014
Snapchat's First Ad Has Arrived
Snapchat freaked out some users by choosing a horror movie as its first ad.
October 19, 2014
Tech Giants Push Back After FBI Suggests Less Encryption
FBI Director James Comey's stance on encryption technology isn't receiving much support from the tech community.
October 19, 2014
Facebook Says The DEA's Fake Accounts Go Too Far
Facebook says the DEA violated its Terms of Service and that such impersonations damage the integrity of the site.
October 19, 2014
What To Watch In The 'League Of Legends' World Final
The popular esport of "League of Legends" has its world championship tournament this weekend. Here's what you should know about it.
October 18, 2014
Snapchat Promises Its First Ads Won’t Be 'Creepy'
Snapchat is preparing to display ads on its app for the first time in the U.S. The ads will be shown in the “recent updates” section of the app.
October 18, 2014
Microsoft To Get Diversity Training After CEO's Wage Gaffe
Following his controversial equal pay comments, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says his company will implement diversity training.
October 18, 2014
HBO Could Soon Butt Heads With Netflix Over Net Neutrality
Now that CBS and HBO are joining the online video streaming game, the net neutrality debate is flaring up again.
October 17, 2014
Audio Cards Bring Background Streaming To Twitter Mobile
Twitter's Audio Cards will minimize themselves so music carries on while the user browses the mobile app.
October 17, 2014
Court Ruling Means Kids' Online Activity Could Be On Parents
In a ruling attorneys for both sides agreed was a first of its kind, a Georgia appeals court said parents can be held liable for what kids put online.
October 17, 2014
For Google, Even A $16.5 Billion Earnings Report Is A Miss
Analysts were expecting more, but Google’s ad growth slowed on the quarter and the company is spending more of its money.
October 17, 2014
TwitPic: In Memoriam (For Real This Time)
TwitPic, the photo-sharing service that predated Twitter's own photo services, is officially shutting down — for real this time.
October 17, 2014
The Guardian Outs Whisper's Not-So-Secret Secret
The Guardian reports Whisper has been tracking users without their knowledge, but the company says it has made monitoring practices known all along.
October 16, 2014