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Black Friday Sales Hit $1.2 Billion: ComScore

Online sales in the US on Black Friday reached nearly $1.2 billion from desktop and laptop computers alone, according to Web analytics company firm ComScore.<p>We know that a number of e-commerce firms enjoyed a successful holiday shopping period — eBay and PayPal both saw order numbers grow on last …

Will 3D Sensing From PrimeSense Make Apple's Siri More Psychic?

How much more intelligent and perceptive could Siri be if it understood more than just what you told it? What if it understood where you were in your house? Or if you were out in public? What if it had some basic spatial awareness that could help narrow the context of what you are asking?<p>These are …

Drones Help Thai Media Monitor Political Protests

Forget Amazon Prime Air, the drone-based delivery system Jeff Bezos wants to introduce within five years, for a second… drones are already having an impact today.<p>Thailand’s capital city Bangkok is enduring political protests and, unlike previous disturbances in 2010, media are using drones to get …

After 20 Months Google’s Campus London Hub Has 22,000 Members, So Where Next?

Opened in April 2012, Campus London, Google’s East London ‘startup hub,’ was something of a new departure for Google. It was taking out a ten year lease on a building which would be populated by co-working spaces, accelerator programmes, hackers and startups that Google had nothing to do with and …

Amazon Prime Air: Delivery by Drones Could Arrive As Early as 2015

For the next few weeks UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service will be working overtime to make sure you get your holiday gifts on time, but if Amazon …

Enterprise Tech

Top laptop and tablet picks for Cyber Monday

There are still deals to be found on a new laptop or tablet after Black Friday.<p>While Black Friday 2013 had its fair share of deals on PCs, Macs, and tablets, the Monday after is feeling a bit thin by comparison. Maybe it's because holiday shoppers have been tuned in since early the previous week …

Jawbone Up24: Another Small Step for Activity Tracking

Wearable activity-tracking devices, which measure your steps and caloric burn, among other things, still aren’t mainstream. But they’re slowly …

Wearable Tech