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Apple is selling fewer MacBooks and iMacs, according to analyst IDC, but declining PC sales across the board means the company actually occupies a …Apple News App
Sometimes, the best products are the ones that are the simplest. Google's Chromecast, an HDMI dongle that lets you "cast" videos, music and apps to a TV or computer display using a phone, tablet or computer, is one of those products.
At $35, it became an instant hit with consumers when it was …Google
Make way for another big player entering the Internet of Things space. Amazon today is announcing its long-awaited IoT platform for AWS at its re:Invent developer conference in Las Vegas.
As Amazon describes it, it is a managed cloud platform “that lets connected devices easily and securely interact …Amazon
Nasa has released its plan for establishing colonies on Mars within the next 25 years
Humans will be living and working on Mars in colonies entirely independent of Earth by the 2030s, Nasa has said.
The US space organisation today released its plan for establishing permanent settlements on the red …Mars
Following on the heels of the announcement of their new ‘Moments’ offering, Twitter has today unveiled two significant updates for video on the …Twitter
During an interview with German business newspaper Handelsblatt on Thursday, Elon Musk unleashed some very CE-Oh No He Didn't!-worthy words about Apple's car efforts. "They have hired people we've fired," he responded when asked if he was worried about a new competitor that's been snapping up former …Elon Musk
Apparently owning abc.xyz isn’t enough for the newly-formed conglomerate headed up by Google’s co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Thanks to a recent change in DNS registrant info, we now know that Google has (via DomainInvesting) acquired abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com, a site that was first …Google
The Apple Watch is a brand new product platform for Apple, offering a significantly different experience compared to Apple's already established platforms, iOS and Mac OS. As the device is getting onto more and more wrists over the coming days, weeks and months, we've collected a bunch of helpful …Apple Watch
Toyota will launch its first autonomous car in 2020. The Japanese auto maker said the Highway Teammate would be available just in time for the Tokyo Olympic Games.
The driverless car is a modified version of its premium-brand Lexus GS and has already been tested on Tokyo's Shuto Expressway. Toyota …Driverless Cars
Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know today.
1. Amazon is reportedly considering making its own TV service. It has talked to CBS and NBC about carrying their channels.
2. Apple design chief Jony Ive says he can now work on "naughty, under-the-radar activities" now that he's the …Amazon
Dawn is breaking yet again – on some new astrogeology, that is. The Dawn spacecraft has been stalking the dwarf planet Ceres in the asteroid belt …Space Science
The US Geological Survey (USGS) has begun using data from Twitter to detect earthquakes. In a blog post published this week, Twitter explains how the USGS, the government body responsible for tracking seismic activity, used the company's public API to identify earthquakes across the world based on …Earthquakes
Denmark, once a leader in policies aimed at combatting climate change, is pulling back from some of its most ambitious initiatives. In a new decision, the government may end its generous tax breaks for citizens who buy low-carbon vehicles, tripling the retail price of some electric cars.
A draft …Denmark
4K displays haven’t even become prevalent in mobile devices. We can say 2015 is the year of QHD (2560×1440), but as always, the Japanese are thinking …Tablets
When Andy Rubin left Google last year, he wondered what he could do after Android, the mobile operating system he created that now powers most of the world’s smartphones.
“I was mowing my grass for a while, and I thought I should go back into business. I’m an entrepreneur, I’m on optimist. Ten years …Google
Following campaigns by several lawmakers and complaints from celebrities, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday prohibiting paparazzi from using drones to surveil private property.
Through the new ban, "physical invasion of privacy" in the state has been redefined to include flying …California
That cryptic barcode contains more information than you realize and it's not hard to decipher.
If you post pictures of your boarding pass on the internet, you might get hurt -- and we don't mean by officemates jealous of your trip.
So suggests tech security guru Brian Krebs, who used his blog Tuesday …Internet
Jetsons meets Google Car
AVIC, the leading Chinese aviation conglomerate, unveiled a flying robot car during the September 2015 Third China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin. The Swift Gazelle (Sai Ling in Mandarin Chinese) currently weighs 100 kg, and uses its six side-mounted, digitally controlled …Asia
Ahead of a speech to be delivered in DC by Volvo Cars CEO Håkan Samuelsson on Thursday, the company has laid out its concerns about roadblocks to moving forward on self-driving tech in a press release. As has been frequently suggested by automakers and industry experts alike, Volvo thinks the …Volvo
Financial services networks wield great power across the planet but they are also peppered with points of vulnerability and tend to exclude many …Bitcoin
Microsoft made a big deal today about going after Apple. And today more than ever, it's worth believing. There are two reasons why: first, Surface sales are on the rise. They accounted for $888 million in revenue during Microsoft's last quarter, up more than double from the same period last year. …MacBook
Relativity is one of the most successful theories that Albert Einstein ever came up with. It shook the world by altering the way that we think of …Theory of Relativity
Rogue Wave Software, a Colorado-based provider of cross-platform software development tools, has acquired PHP app-development and deployment company Zend Technologies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Zend Technologies is a notable force in the PHP development realm, as it counts Andi Gutmans …PHP
Microsoft’s Surface Book is the most exciting Windows laptop in years. Actually, aside from a few hot-rod gaming rigs, it may be the only exciting …Microsoft Surface
Just 24 hours after Twitter announced that Jack Dorsey would become the company’s permanent CEO, Project Lightning, the company’s long-promised way to follow events, has finally emerged.
It’s now called ‘Moments’ and marks the first fundamental product change since the company’s launch.
The new …Twitter
Adobe’s MAX Creativity conference is famous for its keynotes — but in some circles, it’s even more famous for its signature ‘sneak peeks’ an event where the company gathers the attendee crowd to ooh and ahh at brand new code-named ‘projects’ and not-ready-for-prime-time technology that Adobe is …Adobe
Spiders don't typically jump off ledges without some sort of plan. Many species of jumping spider (family Salticidae) will affix themselves to their perch with a silken thread that acts as a safety tether. Researchers at the University of Cape Town in South Africa have given their own robotic …Robots
The nice thing about 8-inch Windows tablets, aside from how portable they are, is that they're often super inexpensive and come with Microsoft Office pre-installed. The challenge for big tech companies is getting consumers to actually want to use the desktop on such a tiny screen. HP is the latest …Tablets
The US Federal Aviation Administration, which just missed a deadline to set rules governing commercial use of unmanned aircraft, says a company …Drones