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
Assange Still Stuck In Embassy After Swedish Court Ruling
The court upheld a detention order for the WikiLeaks founder, meaning he will be arrested and extradited if he ever leaves Ecuador's embassy.
July 16, 2014
FBI Concerned Google's Self-Driving Car Could Be A Weapon
The agency says criminals could make use of the company's hands-free driving by shooting at law enforcement.
July 16, 2014
Tesla To Launch $35K Model 3 In 2017
Tesla has confirmed its next electric vehicle — intended to rival the BMW 3 Series — will be called Model 3. Tesla plans to release it in 2017.
July 16, 2014
Once Rivals, Apple And IBM Announce Partnership
Apple and IMB have announced they will team up to take on enterprise-level support for businesses.
July 15, 2014
Google Reveals 'Project Zero' Cybersecurity Dream Team
An elite team of security specialists will work to keep the Internet free from exploits, like a pack of nerdy superheroes.
July 15, 2014
Novartis Joins Google To Make Smart Contact Lens
Google has found a partner, health care company Novartis, to bring its smart contact lens prototype to the consumer market.
July 15, 2014
Sotheby's And eBay Join Forces For Pricey Auctions
The famous auction house and the Internet giant will team up to allow easier worldwide bidding on artwork and collectibles.
July 14, 2014
iPhone 6 Release Reportedly Faces Setback
Production problems with the iPhone 6 could see its release delayed to next year, according to analysts.
July 14, 2014
Evo 2014 Grand Finals: What To Watch, Where To Watch It
The premier video game fighting tournament is being held in Las Vegas this weekend. Here's a rundown of all the action.
July 13, 2014
Female Yahoo Employee Sues Female Exec For Sexual Harassment
A female software designer at Yahoo alleges one high-level Yahoo executive coerced her into "oral and digital sex."
July 12, 2014
N.Y. Attorney General Stalls Lyft Rideshare Debut
Lyft and the state attorney general are at loggerheads over the ride-booking service’s entry into New York City.
July 12, 2014
Dutch Company Wants Users To Quit Facebook For 99 Days
A new study challenges people to turn off Facebook for 99 days to see how it effects their happiness.
July 11, 2014
Amazon Asks FAA For Permission To Test Fly Delivery Drones
Amazon has requested an exemption from the FAA's no-commercial-drone policy in order to give its delivery drones a flight test.
July 11, 2014
FTC Targets Amazon For Lax In-App Purchase Rules
The Federal Trade Commission has sued Amazon, claiming they unfairly charged parents for in-app purchases made by their children without permission.
July 10, 2014
Chinese Hackers Target U.S. Data, But Who's Hacking Who?
A New York Times report says Chinese hackers accessed databases in the Office of Personnel Management, where sensitive employee data is stored.
July 10, 2014
Resetting Your Phone Doesn't Actually Delete Everything
Turns out restoring your old phone to factory settings before you sell it doesn't mean your data is gone. The new owner could still retrive it.
July 9, 2014