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Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Steps Down Following Controversy Over Support Of Gay Marriage Ban

Following a broad backlash over his support of California’s gay marriage ban in 2008, Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich has stepped down.<p>Mitchell Baker, executive chairwoman of the Mozilla Foundation, the nonprofit best known for its Firefox browser, announced Eich’s resignation in a blog post Thursday …

Google as a mobile carrier, revisited: Here’s what its network could look like

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Corbis<p>Every year or so we see a report emerge claiming Google(s goog) is contemplating life as a mobile carrier, …

Best Buy sale cuts price of HTC One to $1

Consumers can now pick up the original HTC One smartphone at Best Buy for just a buck.<p>Starting Friday, the HTC One M7 is selling at Best Buy and Bet Buy Mobile stores for $1 with the usual two-year contract through AT&T, Sprint, or Verizon. The deal is good for all colors of the phone, including …

Mobile

iPhone 5s Demand Wanes in China, While Interest in iPhone 6 Accelerates

Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White is touring China and reports to investors that demand for the iPhone 5s in the Asian country is disappointing, while interest in Chinese brands like Xiaomi is on the rise. This cool sentiment towards the iPhone may change when an iPhone 6 model with a larger …

Hands-on: Family Guy’s first mobile game captures its irreverent hilarity as you rebuild Quahog

At a pre-launch event last night, we got a brief demo of the upcoming Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff mobile game from TinyCo and Fox Digital Entertainment. The game’s scheduled for release on iOS and Android on April 10.<p>At its core, The Quest for Stuff resembles The Simpsons: Tapped Out, another …

Apple buys tech that could take Siri offline

Apple has sort-of-confirmed that it recently snapped up another small company, called Novauris. The firm specializes in speech recognition and has historical ties to the core technology and patents underpinning Siri. <i>TechCrunch</i> reports that Novauris' experts are already working inside Apple to …

Galaxy S5 wireless charging cover now available for preorder

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is on its way, but before it arrives, you might want to pick up a few accessories for your new handset. With this in mind, soon-to-be Galaxy S5 owners will be happy to know that the official wireless charging cover is now available for pre-order.<p>The cover’s status is currently …

Mark Zuckerberg’s views on anonymity seem to be evolving, and that’s a good thing

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / lofilolo<p>For some time now, Facebook (s fb) co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has been the poster boy for “real …

TomTom Runner Cardio sport watch has its finger on your pulse

If you have your finger on the pulse of technology, you know smartwatches and fitness trackers are running riot right now -- and the new TomTom Runner Cardio GPS sport watch includes GPS and a heart rate monitor to give those other gadgets a run for their money.<p>The TomTom Runner Cardio's Mio …

Fitness Technology

Apple’s Brave New Fitness World

If you believe the rumors, Apple plans to enter the health and fitness world later this year with its Healthbook app. But what other hardware is the company developing?<p>To answer this question, we went digging through the patents Apple has filed over the last few years. Right now, these concepts …

Portugal get white centenary kit for the World Cup

The Portuguese national team will celebrate its centenary with a white and blue kit for the World Cup in Brazil<p>Following yesterday's kit unveiling for the Netherlands, Nike have officially revealed what Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal will wear for the occasions in which their hooped red home kit is …

Fans angry as England's World Cup kit sells for £90

Disclosure that shirt alone costs £90 in adult sizes prompts anger from supporters as Nike introduces third and fourth strip in little more than a year<p>England's new shirt for the World Cup finals will cost £90, prompting an angry response from supporters.<p>The white shirt launched this morning as …

April Fool's Day 2014: Sports Stories That Might Catch You out

April Fools' Day means one thing: hilarity, as newspapers and major publications try to tell you lies and see if you notice.<p>If you're new to the tradition, or just want to read up a little bit on the history of April Fools' Day, then Wikipedia is a good place to start.<p>We're collecting the best of …

Soccer

NBA schedule: Knicks meet Heat in potential playoff preview

The Knicks are on national TV again! Here's a schedule of Sunday's NBA action.<p>The Knicks will visit the Heat on Sunday (1 p.m. ET, ABC) in a potential playoff preview. New York currently trails the Hawks by one game for the last playoff seed in the East. The Heat are knotted with the Pacers for the …

Introducing U Conn Coach Kevin Ollie

Unless you were an avid college basketball fan from the northeast you probably did not know the name Kevin Ollie. He is the head coach of the University of Connecticut basketball team. He has only four years of coaching experience, in his second with U Conn. And now he will be playing for the most …

Leaked docs reveal Google's plans for 'Android TV'

If you thought Google’s plans for the TV were wholly focused on its cheap Chromecast streaming stick, then think again.<p>Google is apparently hard at work on a new media platform, dubbed Android TV, that will help give you easier access to movies, TV shows, music, and more from your television …