Now you can see what your voice sounds like in the shower or the Sidney opera hall.
The debut of Grand Theft Auto V, the rise of the young Andrew Wilson as EA’s new CEO, and the death of former Nintendo chief Hiroshi Yamauchi are events that are disconnected from each other. But they happened against the backdrop of change in the modern video game biz.
Editor’s Pick VentureBeat caught up with some of Silicon Valley’s power players to gauge their opinions on Google’s new initiative to prolong human life.
Quick, name one Aussie startup.
In that particularly techy form of porn, the unboxing has become the standard first-day exploit of the hard-core gadget consumer class.
Even the iPhone 4 crushes the competition in responsiveness.
The daily round-up of today’s funding news.
Social engagement service Gigya closed a new $25 million round of funding, the startup announced today.
Microsoft is increasingly becoming an enterprise-focused company. Chief operating officer Kevin Turner announced during a financial analyst meeting today that 55 percent of the company’s customers are large businesses.
Sponsored Post Registration is now open for A Morning of Mobile Privacy presented by the Mobile Leaders Alliance (MLA), a cross-platform resource for mobile professionals, and Celtra, the industry leader for rich media mobile advertising and analytics
“The information we have on the Navy Yard shootings is that he used someone else’s ID card,” General Farkash said. “This cannot happen with our system, because you must be identified … with second-generation biometrics you are the key … your body is the key for your building.”
Editor’s Pick Gliph bills itself as the only native application in the App Store that supports sending and receiving Bitcoin. Legendary venture capitalist Tim Draper led this seed round.
Often, even the most zany of conspiracy theories contain some grain of truth.
California regulators have officially approved a set of guidelines that allow ridesharing services like Lyft, SideCar, and Uber to remain in business. This could create a powerful precedent for cities around the country.
Hazelcast is designed to prevent enterprise applications from drowning in data. The open source technology provider closed a $2.5 million series A round today.
Plaid has raised $2.8 million to continue building its modern API for banking data.
Nine days ago, Apple boasted that iOS 7 would soon be the world’s most popular mobile operating system. Today, the company is beginning to be proved correct.
NewVoiceMedia powers an online network that delivers calls through your existing telephone infrastructure.
Google Wallet is officially available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch for the first time this morning.
When Staples and RadioShack decided to allow Amazon’s Lockers into their stores, they provied that retailers were willing to try just about anything to get people in the door — even if that meant teaming up with one of their biggest rivals.
Try as they might, entrepreneurs haven’t yet managed to figure out an ultra successful method for discovering, listening to, and sharing music — and it’s not for lack of effort.
Social optimization service Buffer, which optimizes the time of your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ postings for maximum impact, just passed one million users and over $2 million in annualized revenue.
Amazon lets players save to the cloud and resume progress on iOS devices.
Sponsored Post A “pivot” can be defined as a company’s decision to shift its core purpose or business model to optimize for success. In fact, technophile and blogger Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, suggests that all companies have pivoted in one way or another, some at earlier stages than others. Some have blazed bold new trails while others have stuck with nuanced course corrections.
Goo Technologies shows off its HTML5 game technology with the Casinofloor.com site.
Magisto, an automatic video editing service, just reached a record 10 million users, up from 3 million just six months ago, the startup revealed to VentureBeat.
“Leap Motion is already small enough to fit in essentially almost every desktop or laptop, and could even fit in most tablets and smartphones,” Leap Motion CEO Michael Buckwald said. “We’re now making it even smaller.”
HP introduces a bunch of new tablets.
Guest Post Most enterprise mobile apps suck when it comes to getting work done on the go, but there are three things we can keep in mind to make them better.
Ouya chief executive Julie Uhrman announced today that she is making changes to the Ouya Free the Games Fund after receiving negative feedback on the loopholes in the program that developers used to game the system.
Sponsored Post On Sept. 23, the first day of Advertising Week in New York, the Mobile Media Summit will stage its final and biggest conference of 2013 at the famed New World Stages.
Facebook updated its iPhone and iPad app this morning for Apple’s new iOS 7. And the result is very reminiscent of Twitter.
Twitter just announced that its new iOS 7-compatible apps are available for download from the app store, and that they contain some pretty interesting integrations with Apple’s new mobile operating system.
Through a partnership with Tapjoy, childrens e-book publisher Zuuka has figured out an innovative monetization model that keeps ads and in-app purchases away from kids.
Take-Two’s Strauss Zelnick sees bright times ahead for console games and mobile titles.
Google Glass appears to be living up to its name. At least, the latter half of it.
The sexy prototype devices are unexpectedly fragile, breaking down with some degree of regularity after less than half a year of use.
Yesterday PayPal became available to Russian users for domestic operations with the ruble as its 26th currency.
After 2.5 years of work, PennyPop debuts Battle Camp to become the Pokémon of mobile.
Apple’s new mobile operating system ships to iPhone and iPad owners around the world today. I’ve been using it for the past three months, and while I think it’s the best version of iOS ever — and indeed, the best mobile operating system ever — there are still some things that new users are going to have to get used to.
Grand Theft Auto V creative head sees focus on quality and adventurism beyond shooting.