Major music companies are suing online radio service Pandora for what they claim is a major case of copyright infringement.
Home-sharing company Airbnb apparently just closed a funding round that could let it do many more interesting things.
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How are you going to control all those connected things in your house? A new German startup is crowdsourcing funds to make control as easy as turning over a small cube.
“There’s no tool currently available that would do what we want to do using secure, free software. With a system like this in place, EFF’s efficacy in advocating for your rights can increase dramatically.”
Guest Post In areas of the U.S. underserved by broadband networks, adults and youth without Internet access at home or at school are in danger of never catching up.
Guest Post Data analytics will one day help to improve health care and crime detection, design better products, and improve traffic patterns and agricultural yields. It will also uncover a lot of skeletons.
What do you do when you’re being outmarketed by a giant rival? In HTC’s case, you hire the person who helped build your rival’s brand.
QuickPay has acquired license plate recognition technology company Nautical Technologies to make paying for a parking garage a seamless experience.
LinkedIn, the ubiquitous social network for professionals, has crossed the 300 million member mark, the company announced today.
You can’t criticize Google for thinking small.
The Internet age has brought us many treasures, including a non-lethal version of Thor’s hammer, a non-functional suit of Iron Man armor, and even the beginnings of a full-scale Millennium Falcon of Star Wars fame.
Guest Post People tend to view Washington D.C. as obtuse and inefficient. That’s only partially correct.
Under The Radar, a prominent IT and startup-focused blog in Korea, recently published a top 10 list of venture backed enterprises in Korea. Not surprisingly, Kakao placed number one in the list by a wide margin.
Google is quietly testing its “Project Loon” balloons in the skies over Nevada.
“Don’t bite the hand that feeds you” is a popular saying, but perhaps “don’t criticize the company you’re sharing technology with” should be another.
Continuing its efforts to remain relevant in the post-Instagram world, Yahoo has unveiled updates to its Flickr app for iOS and Android.
Google Glass’s price tag is steep, and since it now has multiple styles and colors, Google is launching a “try-on at home” kit to help you decide.
Amazon’s Fire TV set-top box’s voice-control feature just got more useful.
Soon you might be able to log into a Chromebook just by bringing your Android phone close to it.
Doctors, public transit, and talk radio are getting more and more hip to technology.
Looking for cash for your startup? Fundable just announced that it has surpassed $100 million in commitments from backers and investors.
Microsoft says that combined Xbox One and Xbox 360 sales in month were strong.
Apple may be gearing up to build its own proprietary mobile payment system.
Google’s cloud has become more compelling to RSS reader company Feedly since an outage happened last year. Now it’s looking into even greater usage of Google’s cloudy infrastructure.
Game chips, dense server, and graphics sales could fuel growth.
Citymapper helps you get around your city so well that it just close its first funding round.
Streaming radio startup Stitcher has raised $3 million of a possible $5.1 million round, according to an Securities and Exchange Commission Form D filed earlier this month.
Evernote released an update today to its Skitch app for iPhones and iPads. The update, version 3.1.1, brings new sharing and editing features to the annotation service on iOS.
AMD reports a decent quarter. But sales are a mixed bag of weak PC chips and strong game console chips.
Twitter received more than 1,300 applications from researchers for access to its corpus of data. Now it’s announced the first winners for its new data grant program.
Google Analytics has modified some key reporting terms, and everyone is trying to figure out what the heck it means.
Having conquered website testing, Optimizely now sets its sights on iOS app testing.
Facebook’s new Nearby Friends feature helps you track … well, your friends.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has some strong words for his fellow tech giants, who he says haven’t put enough of their hearts and minds into charitable giving.
Dropbox’s second acquisition today is Hackpad.
If you’re interested in dabbling in health tracking, but aren’t ready to commit to a dedicated fitness gadget, RunKeeper’s newest app could be just what you need.
Travel software and data firm Sabre Corp. is back on the public market.
Today photo-sharing app Loom announced that Dropbox had acquired it.