Apple Ice

14 Flips | 2 Magazines | @emmaookotete | Keep up with Apple Ice on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Apple Ice”

Bitcoin Just Crashed For The Fourth Or Fifth Time Today

‘Contactless’ payment to reach 250M cards next year (U.S.A. is last, as usual)

Mobile payments via NFC from a digital wallet on a smartphone might be the sexiest area of payments right now, but the space that is actually seeing traction and adoption is contactless cards — which will hit 250 million in 2014.<p>The market leaders? Australia, Canada, Poland, the UK, and, of course, …

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda: Apple Makes Case for Why It Deserves $379 Million More From Samsung

Apple is making its case Tuesday for why it believes it deserves most of the $400 million in damages that is at issue in a partial retrial of last …

Microsoft Details Bing Voice Search and Navigation on Xbox One

Microsoft has talked up the voice recognition features on the Xbox One for a while now, but today the company has offered an even closer look at how Bing and Kinect power the games and entertainment system with sophisticated voice navigation and natural language voice search. You can find, play, …

Weemo Brings Its WebRTC-Powered Video Chat Solution To iOS, Android And PhoneGap Apps

Weemo, a service that offers a WebRTC-based real-time video chat platform for software vendors, service providers and developers, launched its new mobile SDK today that brings the company’s services to third-party vendors who want to use its WebRTC capabilities in iOS, Android and PhoneGap …

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 …

Wall Street

European homes now have 100 percent broadband coverage

Every citizen in the European Union now has broadband Internet access at home, a goal the European Commission said it reached before its year-end deadline.<p>Pushing the needle all the way to 100 percent is satellite-based Internet access, which reached the 0.6 percent of homes that wired connections …

Mobile

50 Incredible Stats About The Tech Scene

The Internet can be a difficult space for entrepreneurs to maneuver considering the many facets to it. Should I start with a mobile presence first? Do I need an app or can I just optimize my website for mobile viewing? Should I advertise via Facebook or YouTube? All these are questions that …

Microsoft received over 37,000 requests for user data during the first six months of 2013

Microsoft received 37,196 global requests for user data from law enforcement agencies during the first six months of 2013. The company revealed the figure today in its second Law Enforcement Requests Report. (Its first came in March.) The requests, which factor in all Microsoft services including …

Apple is Way Ahead but I'm Staying with Android

Apple is still way ahead of the rest of the industry. <i>Particularly</i> in how it introduces new products.<p>I’m pretty disappointed that Tim Cook doesn’t talk about the role of mobile in bringing us the future. He has the tools sitting right in front of him to do that, with the new motion sensor in the …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

AT&T lowers Next device pricing, just happens to trump Verizon

Competition can be a beautiful thing. AT&T's Next upgrade pricing hasn't looked good when compared against Verizon Edge in the weeks since launch, but today is a different story: the carrier has quietly lowered the monthly payments for some devices. While the company hasn't said which hardware is …

Pirate Bay releases 'PirateBrowser' to sail round censorship, mark ten years on the ocean wave

The Pirate Bay may be many things, but one that it is not, is a pushover. It's moved location, received continuous heat from various courts, and, of course, done some time. But still, it doesn't give up. The latest effort is a browser designed to help you access the torrent site in locations where …

Terminally ill “Simpsons” co-creator to leave entire fortune to charity

<b>(Wikipedia)</b><p>A dying Sam Simon takes a big swipe at environmental groups while announcing plans to give away everything<p>Prachi Gupta<p>July 25, 2013 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Sam Simon, the 58-year-old nine-time Emmy-winning "Simpsons" co-creator who was recently diagnosed with terminal colon cancer, has decided to …