Xbox One To Sell In China After Country Lifts 13-Year Ban
Less than a year after China lifted its ban of foreign gaming consoles, Microsoft is set to finally gain access to a $10 billion market.
July 30, 2014
Is Google Abandoning G+ By Opening Hangouts To Businesses?
Google announced Wednesday it will let businesses use Hangouts for conferencing and messaging even if they don't have a Google+ account.
July 30, 2014
U.K. To Allow Driverless Cars On Public Roads
Driverless cars could soon become a staple on U.K. city streets, as they're set to be introduced to a few cities in 2015.
July 30, 2014
Snapchat Looks For $10B, Bolt Looks For Market Share
Snapchat could be securing $10 billion in funding from Alibaba, and Instagram is launching Bolt picture messaging in select countries.
July 30, 2014
Netflix Gambles With AT&T Agreement For Faster Connection
Netflix and AT&T in May signed a paid peering deal. Netflix hopes to improve speed and performance over AT&T's network.
July 30, 2014
Twitter Earnings Blow Away Analysts' Predictions
After reporting a strong second quarter in both revenue and active monthly users, Twitter saw a big boost to its shares in after-hours trading.
July 29, 2014
How Your Face Can Leave A Good Or Bad First Impression
Researchers have found certain facial features can make us seem more attractive or trustworthy.
July 29, 2014
Why Facebook Wants You To Download Its Messenger App
Facebook will start requiring users to download a separate Messenger application if they wish to continue using Facebook for mobile messaging.
July 29, 2014
It's Not Just Facebook: OKCupid Experiments With Users Too
If you've been looking for love online, there's a chance somebody has been looking at how you're looking.
July 29, 2014
Lithium Battery 'Holy Grail' Could Provide 4 Times The Power
Stanford University published its findings for a "pure" lithium ion battery that could have our everyday devices and electric cars running longer.
July 28, 2014
Teen's Phone Ignites Under Her Pillow; How Real Is The Risk?
A Texas teen's Samsung phone apparently ignited while she slept, but what was the real problem here?
July 28, 2014
Google's Next Frontier: The Human Body
Google is collecting genetic and molecular information to paint a picture of the perfectly healthy human.
July 27, 2014
South Korean Baseball Team Debuts Robotic Fans
Actual fans can upload their likeness to the robot’s face-screen, and send messages to its LED board.
July 27, 2014
Congress OKs Unlocking Phones From Carriers
A bill legalizing "unlocking," or untethering a phone from its default wireless carrier, has passed Congress and is expected to be signed into law.
July 26, 2014
Wikipedia Puts Congress in Time Out, Blocks Editing
An IP address within the House of Representatives was banned from editing Wikipedia articles for 10 days after it made some questionable changes.
July 26, 2014
Verizon Plans Limits For Unlimited Data
Verizon will optimize its network for the heaviest five percent of LTE data users, starting in October.
July 26, 2014
Apple Acquires 'Pandora of Books' Service BookLamp
Apple reportedly acquired analytics and recommendation engine BookLamp for between $10 and $15 million.
July 26, 2014
Bose Suing Beats Over Noise-Canceling Headphones Patent
On Friday electronics maker Bose announced a lawsuit against Beats Electronics, claiming the company infringed on noise-canceling headphone patents.
July 25, 2014
What A $1 Billion Twitch Acquisition Could Mean For YouTube
According to Venturebeat, Google has signed a deal to acquire video-game-streaming-service Twitch for an estimated $1 billion.
July 25, 2014
What's Twitter's Real Diversity Problem?
After demands for Twitter to release its diversity numbers, the company has finally done so. The numbers show it's not very diverse, surprising few.
July 24, 2014
The Reviews Are In For The Amazon Fire Phone
Amazon's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, is set to ship this week, and so far the reviews have been pretty mixed.
July 23, 2014
Apple Roundup: Smartwatch, iPhone 6 Orders And A Backdoor
Patents, iPhone order and backdoors: there's a lot of Apple news coming out this week. Don't worry, we've got you covered.
July 22, 2014
Google Plans To Speed Up Web Pages With New Image Format
Google is using compressed images in WebP format to help boost page loading times. The files are 25-to-34 percent smaller than PNGs and JPEGs.
July 21, 2014
Edward Snowden Asks For Help Fighting Surveillance
Edward Snowden has announced vague plans to create anti-surveillance software for everyday tech users.
July 21, 2014
Google Won't Call Games With In-App Add-Ons Free, Apple Will
The European Commission asked Google and Apple not to label apps "free" if they include in-app purchases. Google has complied; Apple has resisted.
July 18, 2014
Will 'Kindle Unlimited' Get Amazon In More Legal Trouble?
Amazon launched "Kindle Unlimited," and for $9.99/month, subscribers can read and listen to books. However, will this cause any legal issues?
July 18, 2014
Facebook Allows Users To Buy Things Right Off Newsfeed
The social media giant is testing a new "buy" button with a handful of advertisers that allows users to purchase products without leaving Facebook.
July 17, 2014
Facebook Releases App For Verified Celebrities, Businesses
Facebook has a new app, but many won't be able to access it.
July 17, 2014
Why Microsoft Announced It Will Eliminate Up To 18,000 Jobs
Microsoft has announced its plans to eliminate up to 18,000 jobs, with most layoffs taking place within the recently acquired Nokia team.
July 17, 2014
Apple Agrees To Pay $400 Million In E-Book Price-Fixing Case
The company said it would distribute the funds only if its appeal of a Department of Justice lawsuit isn't successful.
July 16, 2014