All the major carriers are moving away from traditional two-year contracts, and leasing options are now springing up. But plenty of variations exist.
This year’s IFA electronics show in Berlin has seen Acer unveil a new smartphone, projector and other devices aimed at gamers.
Paypal has today launched a new service called PayPal.me that allows customers to set up thier own personalized URL which can then be shared with others as a way to request money.
Google’s Nest on Tuesday announced its third generation smart thermostat, a leaner and more visually appealing model with a couple of noteworthy improvements. Like the two before it, the newcomer is simply known as the Nest Learning Thermostat.
Sometimes, behind-the-scenes work is more important than the up-front stars. Just ask anyone who’s worked on a special-effects-laden movie or other video project.
We talk to lots of founders who underestimate how hard it is to make money selling consumer hardware, especially on their first production run. If your product costs $30 to produce and you sell it for $99, you make money, right? Not so fast.
YouTube is reportedly working on two new ad-free subscriptions services that may be available before the end of this year, according to The Verge.
Ashley Madison CEO Noel Biderman has stepped down, parent company Avid Life Media revealed on Friday, following a devastating security breach last month.
Facebook reached a new milestone on Monday when 1 billion people logged into the social network in a single day. “On Monday, 1 in 7 people on Earth used Facebook to connect with their friends and family,” wrote CEO Mark…
It wasn’t long after finalizing its $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV that AT&T started offering bundle discounts and other rewards to its customers. That much was expected but what we didn’t see coming – at least, not right away –…
Google has filed an official response to the European Commission’s claims earlier this year that its search practices – specifically, how it handles shopping results – violate local antitrust laws.
Ten of the world’s biggest automobile manufacturers are being sued by US consumers who claim they hid the risks involved with carbon monoxide poisoning in over 5 million keyless ignition vehicles. A “defect” they say has resulted in the deaths…
Lenovo announced in January 2014 that it was buying Motorola from Google for $2.91 billion, an obvious move to bolster its position in the smartphone industry. Both sides finalized the deal last October and now, Lenovo has offered up details…
Amazon has laid off “dozens of engineers” from its Lab126 hardware unit as a result of the Amazon Fire Phone’s failure, according to reports from The Wall Street Journal.
Automakers are increasingly leaning on infotainment systems jam-packed with technology to help sell vehicles but according to a recent study from J.D. Power, there’s quite a few people that aren’t all that into car tech.
Uber has announced that it will partner with the University of Arizona to develop mapping and optics technologies as the company expands its research of self-driving cars.
First it was PCs. Now it’s tablets. And very soon, it will be smartphones.
Uber has confirmed that it is now testing bus-style ‘Smart Routes’ in San Francisco which allow drivers to both pick up and drop off passengers along a specific route.
The USB Type-C specification is pretty confusing. The versatile and reversible port can be used to carry USB 3.1, USB 3.0, and USB 2.0, as well as power through the USB Power Delivery spec, DisplayPort, and even Thunderbolt, depending on…
Comcast may not be the most desirable of Internet service providers but it could very well be the first to offer gigabit connectivity nationwide.
What started as a far-fetched vision in the mind of serial entrepreneur Elon Musk has quickly evolved into a company determined to develop the next breakthrough in transportation.
Adobe Flash may as well go back to bed, this isn’t their month. Amazon announced this week that beginning in September, Flash ads will no longer be accepted on Amazon.com or on the Amazon Advertising Platform.
Drone maker Fotokite has launched its first consumer model, the Phi, on crowdfunding site Indiegogo in an attempt to raise $300,000 for the project. The quadcopter differs from the usual camera-mounted drones by having no complex controller, app or GPS…
Scientists have developed a new method to create carbon fibers that’s not only more efficient but potentially less expensive than current techniques.
Amazon is reportedly working on a new service called Amazon Flex that will involve either its rumored crowdsourced delivery program or an initiative that allows customers to pick up their packages direct from one of the company’s facilities.