In less than five years since being founded, satellite startup Planet Labs has created a whole new way to do satellite imagery. Now that it’s proven out its model of deploying tiny satellites to circle
A dip in the search behemoth’s market share has encouraged some commentators to compare it to Bill Gates’s company The news that Google’s share of the web-search market in the US has suddenly dropped interesting.
A few years ago we wrote about something called a Kuratas, a robotic mech suit that allowed the wearer to fire a BB Gatling gun whenever they smile at their soon-to-be vanquished enemies. When it appeared
The Quidsi takeover is a defining story of Amazon’s capacity for ruthlessness. Quidsi’s site, Diapers.com, quickly became popular, threatening Amazon’s e-commerce dominance in a lucrative market. Hackles
Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone is to go on sale in Puerto Rico this year as trial for what the company considers to be the next evolution of the smartphone. The Ara smartphone shell consists a
Elon Musk wants to sell you an electric car today and build the way you get around without one in the future. The Tesla Motors CEO told an audience in Texas on Thursday that the state was the leading to
German researchers have built shoe-sized devices that harvest power from the act of walking. The technology could be used to power wearable electronic sensors without the need for batteries. There are
Scientists have created a computer program they say is the perfect poker player and never makes a mistake. The developers told Science journal they had "solved" the two-player game Fixed-limit Heads-up
Whether you wanna keep an eye on your pet, kid or reception room, there are plenty of connected cameras for the job. Netatmo, best known for its quirky weather station and smart thermostat, thinks there's
Apple's Software Is In A 'Nosedive' That Is Deeply Concerning For Its Future, Says Long Time Apple Supporter
In a blog post he writes: "Apple's hardware today is amazing — it has never been better. But the software quality has taken such a nosedive in the last few years that I'm deeply concerned for its future."
The UN's International Telecommunication's Union (ITU) has revealed that over 3 billion people are now connected to the internet, an increase of 6.6 percent over last year. The good news is that such can
Chris Bank is the Growth Lead at UXPin, the UX Design App. He recently co-authored the Guide to UX Design & Process Documentation. Launching a great product can be like sending a rocket into outer space.
Here’s a positive story about tech companies and their awareness of the outside world, just in case this week had you disillusioned. Evernote today issued a fix for its Penultimate digital handwriting
A former Amazon employee embroiled in a legal battle with the online retailer is set to go on hunger strike in an attempt to force the company to change business practices which he calls “deceptive and
Most places around the world are getting ready to bring out the blankets and coats, in preparation for the cold, cold season ahead. Knowing this, a company called Cloud & Heat has come up with a very idea,
Don’t doubt the commitment of MIT graduate and Dynepic co-founder Krissa Watry. She used to work for the U.S. Airforce as a chief engineer designing and building aerospace hardware and helping launch But
The US Navy now has a ship in the Persian gulf armed with a “laser gun.” That’s how the US Chief of Naval Operations described it, in passing, to a Congressional hearing back in March. The Laser Weapons
Countering critics in the advertising industry, Snapchat's chief executive said that the first two ads on the content-sharing app have been very effective. Evan Spiegel, holding court with a tent full
AAPL shares closed at an all-time high yesterday, putting the company’s market cap at $663.2 billion. Never before has Apple been so profitable. In fact, Apple makes so much money, it’s now worth more
Tinder’s entire value proposition is that it connects you with other users nearby with whom you can immediately start chatting if the interest is mutual. But what if that’s not what singles actually want?
Logitech has been building iPad keyboards for years – they were among the first to recognize the value of doing so, in fact. But for all their experience, and various iterations of the concept of the case,
One of the biggest names in the e-sports realm right now is a 22-year-old named Matt Haag, who is better known as "Nadeshot." He's a master at "Call of Duty," and he's part of a team, called OpTic Gaming.
The ‘new tab’ page is something you probably look at for a lot more time than you think every day, so why not put it to work or get it to do something other than just show new tabs? Here are eight great