Billy Rogers

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Kurt Busch's NASCAR "City Chevrolet" Camaro

Kurt Busch did something really cool: He ran the City Chevrolet livery from Days of Thunder in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Subway Firecracker 250 on Friday night. It was part of an awareness campaign for the Armed Forces Foundation. He finished 4th.<p>Kurt Busch channeled Days of Thunder at Daytona …

LG to host an event in New York City on August 7th, could it be for a new Optimus G?

LG's got something cooking, and it's looking to let us in its kitchen in New York City on August 7th. Naturally, the important details -- like what we'll be seeing -- are nowhere to be found just yet, but given LG and Qualcomm's recent teasing of a new Optimus G packing a Snapdragon 800 SoC, it …

WhatsApp is in the big leagues with 250M active users

WhatsApp's active user base could be a cause for worry among some tech companies and wireless carriers.<p>The messaging service announced Thursday that it has more than 250 million active users -- making it on par with Skype, Facebook Messenger, and Twitter, according to The Wall Street …

Ubuntu mobile OS now guided by an advisory group comprised of carriers

Canonical, the folks behind the Ubuntu OS, have cobbled together eight mobile service providers to guide the development of their upcoming mobile OS. While the list doesn’t include any major US carriers, Canonical notes that any “major” carrier may join this alliance.<p>As for who has currently signed …

'Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage' is Rovio Publishing's First Game

Last month, Angry Birds-maker Rovio announced that it would soon be releasing "the best new games" on its own publishing label called Rovio Stars. Its first game, <i>Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage</i> was released today.<p>Our sister-site <i>TouchArcade</i> has posted a brief item about it, saying their "initial …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

It looks like a good weekend for iPhone 5 deals

If you're in the market for an iPhone 5, this weekend might be the time to plunk down your greenies and grab one. Several deals on the gadget kicked in recently.<p>Walmart has, as of Saturday, permanently dropped the price of the 16GB iPhone 5 to $130, a drop of 60 smackers. That's in-store only and …

Portable gaming revisited: The 3DS and Vita matter, but for different reasons

<b>The 3DS hits its stride</b><br>We have a rule: if a game platform has 10 good games, it's worth getting if it's affordable. That "rule of 10" means the Nintendo 3DS is finally worth investing in, if you care about great portable Nintendo games. The game library's filled out at last, and it's now, without a …

How augmented-reality ads could change everything

<i>Editor's note: This is a guest post by Russell Horowitz, whose bio is below.</i><p>When Volkswagen launched its augmented-reality campaign for the 2012 Beetle, I have to admit: the cool factor reeled me in.<p>Ad copy flashed across my screen, interspersed with money shots of the car's interior.<p>"...it only …

Graphene may give us cooler, longer-lasting computers

Cooling is an important and tricky part of modern computing – you don’t want those ever-more-functional processors overheating, but you also don’t …

iPhone 5 The ‘Most Hated Handset’, Galaxy S4 The Most Loved [Report]

Apple’s iPhone 5 is “the most hated handset” currently available, receiving the most criticism on social networks, reports British tabloid <i>The Daily</i> …

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