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Facebook’s Growth Since IPO In 12 Big Numbers

$FB is still stuck at $26.25, way down from its $38 IPO price, but it’s made important progress since going public a year ago. Daily users up 26%, mobile monthly users up 56%, and revenue up 38% are some highlights. It’s running out of people to sign up in the developed world, but with this growth …

Google Glass 'prescription edition' makes a cameo at Google I/O

Google I/O is always full of surprises, and we came across yet another elusive bit of hardware on the show floor today: Google Glass "prescription edition". No, it's not actually called that (we made up the name), but what you're looking at is definitely Glass that's been neatly integrated with a …

Apple's hook up with Bang With Friends is over

"Anonymously find friends who are down for the night!" reads the Bang With Friends mobile app description on Google Play. "Your friends will never …

App Store

Yahoo rumors ahead of Monday's event include $1.1 billion Tumblr buy, Flickr updates

Earlier today, Yahoo sent press invites to a "product-related" event in New York City Monday afternoon and there are already two separate rumors about the company's plans. The first, from <i>Bloomberg</i>, concerns the event specifically and cites a "person familiar with the matter" reporting we'll hear …

Report: Yahoo eager to close $1.1 billion cash deal for Tumblr by Sunday evening

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Albert Chau<p>Tumblr’s fate could be decided Sunday by Yahoo’s (s yhoo) board of directors. AllThingsD reported late …

BlackBerry software chief on updates and BB10 for healthcare and financial services

During BlackBerry Live this week we got to speak with Vivek Bhardwaj, BlackBerry's Head of Software, about the future of BB10. In light of the the platform's first major software update rolling out to its devices, we asked about the plans for future releases. Bhardwaj told us that the plan is for …

Black Ops 3's final DLC has four maps and a conclusion to the 8-year Zombies saga

On September 6, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on PS4 gets Salvation, its final DLC pack; and with it comes Revelations, the final chapter in the Zombies …

Gaming Industry

Would we be ready for an always-on Xbox?

The Xbox Infinity will require a constant internet connection to function. Actually, it won't. No, wait, it will sometimes. Alright, so we can't say …

Online

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Hot, hot, hot: HTC One production doubling to meet demand

Though being so popular it's impossible to keep up with the demand would normally be viewed as a good problem to have, it's causing a bit of a burden …

Mobile

The future of Bitcoin: 3 predictions from experts

Advertisement<p>23 Comments<p>Bitcoin is a cyber-currency of growing interest to speculators, the media and — most recently — the U.S. government. Many …

Some of the best articles you need to read about Google I/O

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Janko Roettgers<p>Google I/O 2013 has created a lot of buzz and of course, a lot of words. Here is my pick of some of the …

Yahoo throwing product-based event May 20 as Mayer pushes for relevancy

<b>Update:</b> Two topics for Monday's Yahoo event are floating to the surface, though both could very well be addressed during the 5 p.m. ET press …

A sneak peek at YouTube’s future as it rolls out new channel design for everyone

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>YouTube (s GOOG) announced this week that it is going to roll out its new channel design to all of its publishers at the …

Apple Boots Bang With Friends From The App Store

Uh oh.<p>Less than ten days after Bang With Friends made its mobile debut on the iOS App Store, Apple has seemingly changed its mind and given it the boot.<p>As I noted in the post at the time, I was actually a bit surprised to see Apple green light this one to begin with. The guys behind the app tried …

Underwater batteries are making a splash for energy storage

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Hydroelectricity generation exploits the tremendous height differential that occurs naturally at waterfalls or artificially at …

Redbox Instant is coming to Google TV soon, Roku up next

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Redbox Instant by Verizon (s vz) is going to bring its streaming service to Google (s GOOG) TV devices soon: The company …

Android 4.3 Coming June 10 Alongside White Nexus 4

Google’s I/O event this week was surprisingly absent of new hardware news. But even more glaring was the lack of an Android update. The search giant …

iPhone 5S Parts Leak, Suggest New Colors Coming

Several new parts that are allegedly being used for the iPhone 5S spilled to the Internet on Thursday. The new parts including a motor assembly …

Our 10 Favorite Wii Exclusives

Welcome to the third and final installment in our three part series featuring the best console exclusives of this generation. We end with what …

New Google Maps Hands-On: It’s Never Been So Easy to Explore

Part of the fun of Maps is just exploring, typing in address and cities and just going through to see big landmarks. But directions are also an …

The Ultimate (Free) Virus Protection Guide

So you got caught with your pants down on the Internet (figuratively, folks) and contracted a virus. That sucks. Or maybe you were wearing protection …

An Introduction To Complications: The 21st Century Watch

<i>Editor's note: This is the last in a series of introductory pieces on mechanical watches from our friends at Hodinkee. You can read the rest …

Why Amazon Wants To Make You Pay Sales Tax

Our days of sales-taxless, free-love internet revelry may be numbered. Thursday afternoon, the Senate voted to open the floor to a bill that could …

eCommerce

Stop Worrying, Your Internet Past Is Not Embarrassing

There's something on the internet that you desperately want to keep everyone from seeing. Something you're deeply embarrassed of. That would show all …

Ashley Madison

How to Book Travel Online for Less

With clear skies and rising temperatures around the country, the summer travel season is nearly upon us. And unless you've got money to burn or a …

Social Media

Google cuts network usage by terabytes by switching to WebP

Google is happy enough with WebP to spread it across the company, including the Google+ app on Android. Also: new features coming to WebP.<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- A month and a half ago, Google began using its WebP image format in its Google+ app for Android, and now it's saving tremendous amounts of …

User Generated Content

The Week in Pictures: Google's utopia to a stem cell burger

Google CEO Larry Page imagines a tech-driven utopia, robotic bees take flight, and a $325,000 stem cell hamburger is ready to be eaten.<p>The technology world was buzzing with news this week. From Google's annual I/O conference to some very tiny robotics, these are the images from the week's tech …

Natural History Museums

How to turn your Galaxy S4 into a universal remote

With the built-in IR blaster, use your Galaxy S4 as a universal remote that controls many components and offers personalized recommendations on what to watch.<p>Years before smartphones were a thing, Nokia was one of the first manufacturers to add IR blasters to its dumbphones. The use case was pretty …

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