Following Netflix’s own Emmy nominations, Amazon has won a Technology & Engineering Emmy award for its Instant Video personalized video recommendations.
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LinkedIn beat the street once again today, reporting strong second quarter earnings and a boost in membership to 238 million users.
About a year ago, NASA’s Curiosity Rover touched down successfully on Mars. To celebrate the one-year anniversary, here’s a two-minute video of the rover exploring Mars.
A month following the release of its Android app, popular image-sharing service Imgur has finally launched an official app for the iPhone and iPad after wrangling over approval with Apple.
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum in Russia and has finally left the airport where has been holed up for more than a month.
Enterprise performance management startup Tidemark has raised $13 million in new capital as it continues to grow and take on enterprise giants.
Microsoft has done a lot of work to make SkyDrive one of the most competitive cloud storage services on the market. But soon the name SkyDrive will fly away into the clouds, never to be heard again.
Google will soon provide free Wi-Fi inside all 7,000 company-operated Starbucks locations in the United States, the company announced today.
Following its launch of Office for the iPhone in June, Microsoft has now brought Office to Android phones with basic document, spreadsheet, and presentation editing.
Former Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs has been named the new CEO of web security and privacy company AVG. Kovacs will help the company focus more on mobile.
Just a month after launching the Windows 8.1 preview for consumers, Microsoft has released the preview of Windows 8.1 Enterprise edition with lots of goodies for businesses.
Editor’s Pick SAP is best known for being a serious but stodgy player in enterprise software. But SAP platform head Steve Lucas says his company hasn’t done enough in “big data” and that SAP is going to make life for its competitors miserable.
Today Microsoft has improved SkyDrive further, and this time it’s focusing on making its web interface better and smarter.
Superfish, a visual search startup focused on e-commerce and product searches, has raised $10 million in its fourth round of funding.
Google has relaunched Zagat’s website and mobile apps for iPhone and Android.
Popular steaming music service Spotify has launched a new application that offers access to the best bits from a wide range of comedians.
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While Google’s Chromebook laptops might not be popular with consumers, a new Forrester report suggests it’s time for businesses to start thinking about using them.
China Labor Watch has made new allegations against Apple supplier Pegatron, including that it employs underage workers, gives employees excessive hours, and maintains poor working and living conditions.
Amazon just released some disappointing numbers for its 2013 second-quarter earnings. But there is one bright side — sales are good.
Ever wanted to send a drink to that cute guy or gal in the bar but felt like you needed technology to hold your hand? Now there’s an app for that.
A massive asteroid hitting our planet could put an end to humanity as we know it. Bill Nye explains how we could stop such an event from occurring.
Good news for advertisers and services that rely on display advertising technology. Display advertising on the web grew by about 26.3 percent for the first quarter of 2013, according to a new global ad spend report from Nielsen.
SolidFire, a maker of high-performance solid-state storage systems, has picked up $31 million in new funding and launched a new flagship storage node.
Taking on Google, Apple, or Nokia in the maps space as a small startup is a little crazy. But that isn’t stopping Citymaps, a high-reaching service that has mapped every city in the U.S. and includes a full-fledged social network that lets you share maps with friends.
If you’ve ever wanted more incentive to work outdoors in San Francisco, today is your kind of day. Google has donated $600,000 to the city to turn on free Wi-Fi in 31 public parks.
Travel startup GetGoing has already attracted attention when it comes to giving people smarter ways to find flights on the web. Now the service has added a smart, simple hotel search so you can book flights and hotels on the same site.
Cell phone and data service is slowly being added to New York City’s subway system. Now Sprint has committed to bring its service to every single station.
Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake have increased their bid to buy computing business Dell to $13.75 a share, 10 cents higher than their previous bid.
Apple sold 31.2 million iPhones and 14.6 million iPads in its fiscal third quarter. The iPhone results were great while the iPad disappointed.
Verizon Wireless has debuted three refreshed Motorola Droid smartphones, including a new Droid Maxx with a touted battery life of 48 hours.
Social reading magazine application Flipboard has launched its first desktop web experience after focusing extensively tablet and smartphone readers.
Netflix has already had great success with producing original TV shows like House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black, but soon it will expand its original content to include documentaries and stand-up specials.
Microsoft has detailed more features of its SkyDrive cloud storage app inside the upcoming Windows 8.1 operating system update, and a few of them are pretty awesome.
Pictures of the next generation of Google’s popular Nexus 7 tablet have leaked to the web and the launch of the device is coming soon,
Google has agreed to buy a 6.3 percent stake of Himax Display, a sign Google is getting more serious about boosting production of its Google Glass wearable tech.
Cloud storage goliath Dropbox has acquired the coupon and loyalty app Endorse and its team.
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Just a day after Google invited media to attend the unveiling of the Moto X Android smartphone on Aug. 1, more pictures of the hyped device have been leaked to the web.
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