Facebook Home replaces some of the Android experience with social networking. But outspoken Google chairman Eric Schmidt said today at the Dive into Mobile conference that he doesn't view Android iterations like Facebook Home or Amazon's KindleOS negatively.
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Users of hot self-destructing messages startup Snapchat are now sending more than 150 million images every day.
The quality of map apps have improved a great deal in two years.
Kovacs spoke today at the D: Dive into Mobile event in New York City and talked on a number of topics, including the upcoming Firefox OS, the potential for Firefox on iOS, and why he is leaving the company.
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The social networking titan is unveiling a new campaign to help teens be safe on Facebook.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield walks us through how he sleeps in space.
Streaming music startup Songza has raised $3.82 million in new funding, according to a new filing with the SEC.
After wild swings during the past week, prices for virtual currency Bitcoin appear to have stabilized at about $100 per Bitcoin on top exchange Mt. Gox.
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Just a few hours after Facebook launched its immersive Home skin for select Android phones, a hacker released a version of Home that can be installed on nearly any Android phone or tablet.
ForSight Vision5, a mysterious eye technology startup from the incubator ForSight Labs, has raised $8 million in new funding, according to a new SEC filing.
Facebook Home, a skin of Android that can further transform your phone into a social hub, is now available to download on select smartphones including the Samsung Galaxy S III, HTC One X, and more.
The NYPD is taking another step toward tech relevancy by distributing customized Android phones to police officers that can access all sorts of data about criminals.
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Leading Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has been knocked offline in another coordinated distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack just hours after the exchange re-opened following a huge price decline.
Payments giant PayPal has acquired Palo Alto startup Iron Pearl to help it grow past 123 million users,
Editor's Pick Interest in the virtual currency Bitcoin has surged in recent months, but Mt. Gox -- the largest exchange -- is (for now) holding back Bitcoin from stability and legitimacy.
Top Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, which facilitates more than 70 percent of trades, has halted trading for 12 hours following a gigantic decline in Bitcoin prices.