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Google's Chromecast has its roots in Android, not Chrome OS

Having successfully managed to gain root access to Google's Chromecast dongle, the GTV Hacker team has identified that it runs a stripped-down version of Android taken from Google TV, not Chrome OS. Google had previously told <i>The Verge</i> that the Chromecast runs a variant of the web-focused operating …

Google's Hugo Barra: Android tablets have 'been lagging,' but change is coming

Can the Nexus 7 fulfill its destiny of making other Android tablets better?<p>The market for Android tablets is exploding. From the end of 2012 to the end of this June, Android tablet activations jumped from 10 million to 70 million. Nearly one in every two tablets sold nowadays runs Android, Google …

Apple should be breaking new ground – not the law

After more than a year of debate, US district judge Denise Cote handed down a ruling this month in the case of United States of America v Apple Inc, …

You can ask the NSA to delete your records—if you can find the court

A week after whistleblower Edward Snowden released classified documents implicating the U.S. National Security Agency in a large-scale domestic …

Surveillance

Even if you don’t use Facebook, you may have a shadow profile

Facebook recently revealed that the personal information of more than 6 million of its users might have been exposed by a security bug. According to …

Test Data

The digital demo

“SOCIAL media are the worst menace to society,” said Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, on June 2nd. Such fears delight dissenters. …

Social Media

As Google Reader Disappears on July 1, Here's What You Need to Know

In case you forgot, Google is cutting off service on its RSS reader product on July 1. If you’re one of the remaining few that’s still using Google Reader, time’s running out for you to back up your feeds and find a replacement.<p>Here’s what you need to know.<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>Google …

Cox flareWatch beta brings IPTV with 60 HD channels, cloud DVR for $35 monthly

While everyone tries to figure out what the future of TV looks like, <i>Variety</i> reports Cox Cable has crossed over to offering internet TV service to customers in Orange County. flareWatch beta testers can buy a Fanhattan Fan TV set-top box for $99 (up to three per household) and sign up for a TV …

Facebook Claims Mobile Ads Cost More Than Desktop Ads

CANNES, FRANCE — Bucking an industry trend, the price tag on Facebook's mobile ads are higher than those for its desktop ads, according to Carolyn …

If Your Mobile Strategy Can Win Here, It Can Win Anywhere

As a marketer, I work to engage women online with brands and causes. Ultimately, however, we hope for more than merely sales or action: we want to build a relationship with our audience. Ideally, a brand and a woman of influence interact directly, one to one. But there’s something that’s …

Google’s balloon-based internet dream: loon or loony?

I can’t even remember how many times in the past I have chuckled at the idea of a blimp/balloon-based internet. I guess it was because those ideas …