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Google, Amazon and Microsoft cloud businesses helped more than double spending on data centers last year

2018 could be a record, too.<p>Google, Amazon and Microsoft are spending big money to buy data centers for their exploding cloud businesses.<p>Cloud companies and data center providers altogether spent a record $20 billion in 2017 buying properties known as data centers that house computer servers. …

Here’s what you need to know about the U.S. lawsuit against the AT&T-Time Warner merger

The Trump administration has sued to block AT&T’s $85 billion takeover of CNN-owned Time Warner. The trial starts March 21. Here’s what you need to know.<p>AT&T and Time Warner plan to merge in a $85 billion deal that would unite one of the largest distributors of content with one of the biggest …

Net Neutrality

AT&T's smart home service goes overseas: Telefonica to test it out

LAS VEGAS -- AT&T's Digital Life home automation and security platform has legs, both domestically and internationally.<p>AT&T and Spanish telecommunications Telefonica said on Monday that Telefonica would begin testing out the Digital Life smart life service in its own markets, licensing the platform …

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Supposed iPhone 6 ran through Geekbench, once again suggests 1 GB RAM, dual-core A8

The same person who posted the original convincing videos of a working iPhone 6 is back with some more analysis, after having the device for a couple of days. In particular, zzray ran his device through Geekbench to try and find out some technical specifications. The supposed Geekbench results say …

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Feels the Squeeze From Smartphone Cameras

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Review<p>Sleek Design and Android-Powered<p>In This Case, Size Doesn't Matter<p>Minimalist In the Extreme<p>Familiar Territory<p>Too Much of …

BlackBerry's John Chen on What He Is Doing to Shake Up the Phone Maker

BlackBerry CEO John Chen insists that he has put in place much-needed changes that will help turn around the struggling phone maker.“It was important …

Visualizing 15 Years Of Acquisitions By Apple, Google, Yahoo, Amazon, And Facebook

You grow old, you slow down, and you die. That is, unless you can inject some fresh blood. After watching the last generation of tech giants wither or stagnate, today’s juggernauts are relying on acquisitions to keep them young and relevant. Check out the interactive infographic below to compare …

Google’s Project Ara Modular Smartphone Gets Its Own Developer Conference This April

Google is not abandoning Project Ara, after taking over the ambitious experimental smartphone design concept along with the Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group from Motorola. ATAP only just announced Tango, its 3D-environment sensor for mobile devices, and now it’s revealing a two-day …

Volvo, Ferrari, And Mercedes First To Add iOS In The Car Next Week

iOS in the Car, announced by Eddy Cue last year at the iOS 7 launch, was supposed to appear in 2014 and, according to the Financial Times, it’s finally coming to Volvo, Mercedes, and Ferrari. BMW, a premium launch partner mentioned last year, was notably absent.<p>The service allows for direct …

Apple Reports Q4 Retail Sales Of $4.5 Billion With $50 Million In Sales Per Apple Store

Apple reported that its fourth quarter revenues in its Apple stores were $4.5 billion, up 6 percent compared to last year. On average, the company reported that Apple made an average of $50 million per store. Apple, which has 416 stores, had 36 percent growth per store on a per week basis compared …

Apple’s Greater China Business Bounces Back, Accounts For 15% Of Q4 Revenue

Three months ago, when CEO Tim Cook was asked why Apple’s revenue from greater China sunk 14 percent year over year, he didn’t have a great answer. Apparently, there wasn’t a “totally clear” answer for the shift.<p>Now, poring over Apple’s Q4 earnings, the story is very different. That same region …

Apple Made 15 Strategic Acquisitions In Fiscal ’13, Leaving 7 Undiscovered

Apple completed 15 acquisitions in fiscal 2013, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during the company’s Q4 investor call. That amounts to one acquisition every 3-4 weeks during the year.<p>Given that we only know about eight of those acquisitions, there are still seven more out there. Apple typically makes …

With iWork, Apple Walks It Back Before Moving Forward

Over the last few days there has been a lot of talk about Apple’s new direction for iWork, especially when it comes to the OS X versions of its productivity suite. At an event on Tuesday, the company announced that they would be making iWork free with purchase of a new device — but it also …

The Five Characteristics of Successful Innovators

There is not much agreement about what makes an idea innovative, and what makes an innovative idea valuable.<p>For example, discussions on whether the internet is a better invention than the wheel are more likely to reveal personal preferences than logical argumentation. Likewise, experts disagree on …

Marketing’s Mission: Make it Meaningfully Different

Everything you do in business builds your brand for good or ill, as your actions generate feelings, associations, and ideas in the minds of your consumers. The challenge is to make sure those actions create a <i>meaningfully different</i> experience that people want to repeat. This is because people are …

Zynga Stock Up More Than 15% After Beating Q3 Earnings

Zynga's third-quarter results came in better than analysts had expected, sending the company's stock up more than 15% in after-hours trading.<p>The …

Microsoft Slices Another $100 Off Original Surface Pro Tablet

It looks like Microsoft is trying to get rid of the original Surface Pro tablets. The company has now reduced the Windows 8 tablet’s price by another …

65% of Time Spent on Social Networks Happens on Mobile

Mobile devices have changed the way we consume all sorts of online content. We now spend more time looking at photos, using maps, playing games, …

Google May Be Launching Floating Data Centers Off U.S. Coasts

Google, one of the world's largest users of data, may finally be making good on a five year-old patent to build offshore data centers — cooled and …

Nokia Ex-CEO's Fishy Mea Culpa. We Could Not Match Apple

Jorma Ollila took Nokia to the top of the mobile world and then experienced the humiliation of slipping back down again. His autobiography was published last week and in it he acknowledges Nokia had not prepared for US competition (nor for cheap Asian competitor products). But it was the rise of …

Samsung Gears Up For The Galaxy S5, But Does It Get Lifestyle Computing?

The rumors are flying thick and fast around the Samsung Galaxy S5, with a possible launch date in January now mooted, which would mean accelerating Samsung’s already warp-speed innovation and underline its paranoia about being left behind by Apple.<p>Will the S5 have fingerprint security? Probably …

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 …

Pinterest Does Another Massive Funding — $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation (Confirmed)

According to several sources, Pinterest has completed another enormous funding, this time nabbing $225 million with late-stage investor Fidelity …

Apple's App Store Tops 1 Million Apps

A little more than five years after launching, Apple's App Store has topped 1 million apps.<p>Apple's CEO Tim Cook revealed the milestone at its big …

Apple Has Sold 170 Million iPads

Apple has sold 170 million iPads since the product launched in early 2010, the company revealed during its event in San Francisco on Tuesday.<p>Tim …

5 Million People Downloaded BBM for iOS, Android in Just 8 Hours

It seemed like a bad joke when BlackBerry announced that it would be launching BBM on iOS and Android. It didn’t seem like very many people would be …

Mashable on Twitter: "South Korea has the most access to high-speed Internet in the world http://t.co/lHx1vjoJ3B http://t.co/Oa295WCok9"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>Replying to @<b>mashable</b><p>What now? @<b>mashable</b>: South Korea has the most access to high-speed Internet in the world …

Apple iPad Air Event: Everything You Need to Know

Apple announced a ton of new stuff at Tuesday's big product event in San Francisco. From the new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display to tons …

Apple Launches OS X Mavericks, Now Available for Free

Apple finally revealed its new desktop operating system, OS X Mavericks, is available for free download starting on Tuesday.<p>OS X Mavericks is …

Galaxy Gear to Become Compatible With Galaxy S4, S3 and More

Samsung's smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, was initially compatible only with the Galaxy Note 3, but this will change soon.<p>Samsung announced it will …