A mockup comparing the Lumia 900 to the Lumia 800
Brian Crecente, editor-in-chief of game blog Kotaku, has resigned from the top job after more than seven years in the position.
Apple apparently has a big event in store for New York City this month — though it’s not the announcement of the iPad 3, or the rumored Apple television set.
The Internet is flooded with thousands of tech articles every day. Buried among all of the breaking news, reblogs, how-tos and product reviews are some great long-form journalism gems. Instead of falling out of favor with today’s short-attention-span-having readers, solid and deeply reported features actually saw a resurgence in 2011, thanks to tools such as Instapaper, smartphones and tablets, and dedicated e-readers.
[Update: EA says this story is incorrect, as it never specifically voiced its support for the Senate version of SOPA, and so hasn't withdrawn it either. Here's a link explaining the inaccuracy.]
Results from yesterday’s Dump Go Daddy Domain Day boycott show that almost twice as many domains transferred into Go Daddy than out. These results come despite the fact that Go Daddy reported this morning that it was hemorrhaging customers.
Domain registrar Go Daddy has changed its stance on recently proposed legislation Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) from “not supporting” to full on opposition, according to a statement from the company today.
Blip.tv, a site known for producing independent web videos, has raised a $6 million round of funding, according to a recent SEC filing.
Online retail giant Amazon sold over 4 million Kindle devices this month — about a million per week — to help make it the most successful holiday shopping season ever, the company announced today.
Recipes hoarders and cooking enthusiasts can now organize all of their recipes into grocery lists with Evernote and Say Mmm. These two web-based organization companies have come together to shopping for tonight’s dinner much easier.
Online retail giant Amazon continues to rank among the top companies for customer satisfaction while Netflix took a significant nose dive, according to an annual holiday online retail satisfaction report released today from analytics firm ForeSee.
Google+ has reached 62 million registered users and is signing up 625,000 new users per day, according to unofficial Google+ statistician and Ancestry.com founder Paul Allen.
AOL is losing another top employee from its media division — this time it’s video-game blog Joystiq’s Editor, Chris Grant, who made the announcement in a post today.
Apple is allegedly assembling components for a 32- and 37-inch iTV, the Apple branded television set that can connect to the internet for streaming media.
Sorry, Boxee faithful, you won’t be getting any more updates on your computers after the release of Boxee 1.5.
YouTube may have already picked the biggest videos to hit the web this year, but there’s a host of great videos that didn’t make the cut. From vigilante cyclists to deadpan taxidermists to obligatory cute kittens, the web was full of strange, funny, sad and infuriating events and characters.
Hosting and domain registrar company Go Daddy has lost more than 37,000 domains in the past two days due to the company’s wishy-washy stance on the Stop Online Piracy Act.
Tired of just pining after Google’s latest flagship phone, the Galaxy Nexus? Now you’ll have a chance to get your paws on one.
Voltage Pirates has officially failed in its quest to sue 24,583 people who illegally downloaded the movie The Hurt Locker.
After some back-and-forth between Amazon and Wattpad, a third party e-reader app, Kindle Fire owners can now use a different apps to read e-books on their device.
Comedian Louis CK’s recent digital distribution experiment to sell his latest standup performance independently has generated over $1 million, he announced in a statement on his website yesterday. Revenue from the special topped $500,000 after its first four days on sale.
Startup incubator YouWeb has launched a new iPhone app called MoviePal that lets you identify and find trailers on the web while sitting in a movie theater.
Streaming music service Rhapsody has now hit the 1 million paid subscriber milestone, the company announced today.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFsmyTIEz0c&w=560&h=315] In this clip from Conan O’Brien’s late night show, “Jeff Bezos” takes a moment to apologize for the Kindle Fire’s poor performance and idiosyncratic touchscreen. In classic tech founder fashion, he bills the bugs as features and offers a few nonsensical fixes.
One of AOL’s largest shareholders, Starboard Value LP, has warned Chief Executive Tim Armstrong that his strategy of transforming the company into a media powerhouse isn’t working.
Yahoo’s board is considering selling its holdings of Alibaba Group and its Japanese affiliate back to the majority owners, a move that would score the company around $17 billion as it tries to find solid footing in troublesome year.
With all the buzz surrounding Amazon’s new Kindle Fire tablet this holiday season, it’s easy to forget that the company also supports Kindle applications on Apple devices.
Fashion-focused media company StyleCaster will launch a proprietary ad platform in mid-January that will challenge Condé Nast, Glam Media and third-party ad networks, the company revealed today.
For the first time ever, NBC and the National Football League have agreed to live stream the Super Bowl online and on mobile phones in February, the two organizations announced today.
Streaming video service Netflix has reached an agreement with BBC Worldwide to bring content to subscribers in Ireland and the UK, the company announced today.