There's little question at this point that the logistics in Sochi, from hotel rooms to public infrastructure, are a mess, but one of the greatest threats to visitors is one they can't even see. According
Not every struggling company story has to have a depressing ending. Though its troubles are far from over yet, Panasonic has just announced 73.7 billion yen ($730 million) in net earnings for Q3. That's
Samsung is said to have created a service that collects data like the text you type and the apps you use and shares it with other applications. The report comes from The Information’s Jessica Lessin and
Science News Feb. 5, 2014, 5:51 PM GMT / Updated Feb. 5, 2014, 7:06 PM GMT Some scientists were skeptical that Bill Nye the Science Guy, who made his name as the host of a TV show for children, could his
The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 from
Been trying to figure out just what you'd do with a Chromebox? Google has an idea: build a new video conferencing system. At least that's what Google VP of Product Management Caesar Sengupta announced
Contributors: Share Tweet Share Satya Nadella is Microsoft's new CEO: the full story share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email Microsoft has named its third CEO in the company's 38-year history.
Mobile relations may prove trickier now that Microsoft is a smartphone manufacturer A new CEO typically means a great deal of upheaval and uncertainty for a company, but Microsoft's hardware partners confident
Used By Wooga, Pocket Gems And More, Apportable Lands $5M To Help Developers Automatically Convert iOS Games To Android
With the methodical proliferation of smartphones into what seems like every pocket, we now find ourselves living in the Golden App Age — or App Era, whichever you prefer. However, as mobile platforms their
If you use a rooted Android device or develop root applications for Android, your life might be getting a little harder in the near future. According to XDA developer Chainfire on his Google+ page, changes
Display technology is moving at a very fast pace these days. Smartphone display resolutions are already surpassing that of most television sets, and manufacturers are working hard on flexible display which
The past 30 days are littered with the corporate wreckage of years of declining PC sales—or at least, the kind of PCs that run Windows. On February 4, Nikkei reported that Sony is selling its money-losing
Handcuffs For Hacker Schools? Why A “Code Of Conduct” For Coding Bootcamps Could Actually Be Good For The Ecosystem
The explosion in both online and offline programming platforms over the last year has made one thing clear: Learning to code is hot. (With two “t’s.”) Well, that and the fact that our traditional education
Twitter is scheduled to reveal its first quarterly earnings report as a public company after the close of trading today. The expectation is that Twitter lost $0.02 per share in the fourth quarter of last
Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S5 smartphone at an event later this month, reports The New York Times. The unveiling will reportedly come during Samsung's Unpacked event on February 24th, which is being
The next step in Verizon's buyout of Vodafone's 45 percent stake in the company is now complete. Shareholders held a special meeting to vote on the matter, and their consensus was to issue 1.3 billion
When we last checked in with eShares, the company had just launched its platform for issuing and managing electronic stock, rather than paper certificates, to employees, investors, and other shareholders.
A weird/bad/nerdtastic idea from Japan. Note: Video is a tad NSFW. Japanese lingerie manufacturer Ravijour has designed a bra, called the True Love Tester, that apparently knows "how women truly feel."
Famous people of the internet — and the world at large — are being asked to record their voice for digital archiving as part of a year-old Wikipedia project. That effort, led by Wikipedia contributor Mabbett,
Rejoice, all of you visually impaired nerds — prescription lens Google Glasses are here. After promising them since Glass was first announced, Google today unveiled several new eyeglass frames that can
Malicious software might not be as huge of a problem as some reports would like you to believe, but that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t take the time to protect our smartphones from potential attacks.
Earlier this week, Amazon Web Services reduced its prices for its S3 cloud storage service and today, Microsoft is following suit with a price reduction for its own cloud storage services. Locally redundant
Yahoo is doing more than just throwing shade at Google on Twitter today and then taking it back – the company has acquired Cloud Party, a browser-based game creation engine. In a blog post today, the Party
This post is coauthored by Christopher Sprigman. We told you so. This week’s report from the independent Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, or PCLOB, confirms what we said back in June of last
This week’s featured app collections in the App Store include one for the nation’s biggest sporting event – Super Bowl XLVIII. It’s a curated selection of apps that are meant to enhance the experience
Eric Schmidt thinks encryption is the answer to many of the internet's problems. Google's executive chairman said last November that "encrypting everything" could "end government censorship in a decade."
Given that Google just acquired connected device maker Nest for $3.2 billion, I’m sure plenty of others have now realised that this is the best evidence yet that the smart device space – especially in