Willem O'rion

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“OK Glass, book a room”: Starwood Hotels comes to Google Glass

Need a place to stay? Starwood Hotels(s hot) is happy to oblige, particularly if you’re wearing Google Glass(s goog). The hotel chain has a beta app …

Google Q1 Earnings: What to Expect

When Google reported its fourth quarter earnings in late January, much of the focus was on mounting losses from Motorola Mobility and the upcoming …

Indie Phone: the 'Silicon Valley Dream Is Part of the Problem'

With revelations about mass spying and a crippling widespread security flaw affecting two-thirds of the Web, it’s little surprise services and devices that put security and privacy before all else are seeing a groundswell of support.<p>However, despite there being a number of smaller name mobile …

Samsung Gear 2 review: much improved, but that doesn't mean you should buy it

2013 was the year of the smartwatch. In promise, anyway -- maybe not delivery. Of the many, many different, colorful and unusual timepieces that would populate our blogroll, it was perhaps Samsung's Galaxy Gear that made the most headlines. Why? Partly because it was a new product from one of …

Meet the guy who helped add $2 billion to Twitter’s valuation yesterday

Flickr/Robert Scoble<p>Along with its acquisition of the social data company Gnip, Twitter announced yesterday that it had hired ex-Google executive Daniel Graf to take over as vice president of product, a move which might be just as important. Investors certainly liked the direction that the social …

Facebook Will Be “Unbundling The Big Blue App” Through Its Creative Labs

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg sat down with The New York Times’ Farhad Manjoo to discuss Facebook and its future, and much of the discussion centered on Creative Labs, the new internal initiative at Facebook that’s playing more with products outside the core social networking site, or spun out …

Samsung Saw Opportunity in Steve Jobs' Death, Emails Reveal

It's not a smoking gun in legal terms, but a series of emails that leaked out of the ongoing Apple v. Samsung trial Wednesday certainly didn't show …

The internet of things is great for chipmakers and a challenge for Intel

As chipmakers realize the power and increasing amount of silicon is inside our connected devices they are racing to own as much of the market as …

First Heartbleed attack reported; taxpayer data stolen

The Heartbleed bug has caused widespread anxiety, sent engineers scrambling into patch-mode, and likely prompted millions of users to re-invent their passwords, but so far there have been no accounts of attacks leveraging the bug... until now.<p>In the first known report of an attack using the …

Ridley Scott and Microsoft Team for Halo Digital Feature

Project will be separate from Steven Spielberg’s Halo TV series.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>We’ve been hearing rumors about a potential Halo movie for the past …

Best upcoming rumored E3 2014 announcements

E3 is right around the corner and with it some possible E3 2014 announcements. The rumor mill has been hot and there are some really awesome rumors …