Guest Post The media can continue to ridicule the “sexting app” that so many young people are using, but they are entirely missing the point. The same generation being blamed for the supposed “death of privacy” has become wiser than those who are criticizing them.
It is indeed an honor when a year-old startup with two or three million dollars in annualized revenue scores a $100 million investment. An unusual honor, as well. But there's method behind the madness.
"So many people that have given up the concept of a photo collection," he says. "Faces, places, and things are important ways to automatically categorize photos. And they keep getting smarter every day."
HTC's struggles continue -- now with a string of major exec departures.
Keas announced at Healthbeat today new content partnerships with My Healthy Dish and Noshtopia that will help employees make wiser nutritional choices and save employers money on health care costs.
The developer of pull-to-refresh was so concerned about how Twitter would use his patent that he asked Twitter to agree with him -- as part of the terms of the sale of his company -- that it would never use the patent offensively.
Verizon is the largest wireless telecommunications provider in the U.S., and the company is using its extensive network and resources to impact health care.
What time is it -- about five months before fall, 2013? Then it must be time for testing iWatch.
Following a $10 million funding round last week, Message says its service now has 5 million registered users only 75 days after launch.
WildTangent unveils its mobile-game partnership at Casual Connect Asia in Singapore.
HasOffers, a Seattle-based provider of mobile advertising-tracking services, has raised a $9.4 million Series A led by Accel Partners.
"We want our users to have a magical experience, with easy and natural movements in the air leading to amazing interactions," co-founder David Holz said. "Leap Motion's mission is to break down the barriers between people and technology."
Echoing its concerns with FaceTime, AT&T says that Android users will be able to use video chat on Hangouts by the end of the year.
On stage today at HealthBeat 2013, Dr. Ivor Horn of the National Children's Medical Center and Asthmapolis president Mark Gehring spoke about the potential for 'mHealth' to reach underserved populations and help them take control over their health.
Japan's DeNA teams up with the renowned game developer Peter Molyneux.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a Finish mobile company was working on a ground-breaking game-changing world-shaking new smartphone operating system based on Linux rising from the ashes of Intel's Moblin and its own Maemo projects.
China's fast growth in fast mobile subscriptions -- and increasing mobile competition among the giant Chinese mobile carriers -- will be key factors in driving Apple's moldering stock price to unseen heights of over $800, one analyst says today.
Carrier billing doesn't have the hype of digital wallets or NFC, but it's still a pretty convenient way to tackle mobile payments.
"Think of it like a smart rifle. You have a smart car; you got a smartphone; well, now we have a smart rifle," company President Jason Schauble says.
Google's I/O developer conference is over, and we've learned quite a bit.