Hey, you, shouting into your phone about last night’s drunken escapades: Please stop. Everyone else is trying to work — and we are annoyed.
Spil wants to pay for development, marketing, and more for any studio with an HTML5 game (that it deems worthy) that needs publishing.
Tomorrow a Silicon Valley startup named Knightscope will unveil the K5, a 5-foot tall, 300-pound robot that just might take away the traditional security guard job in America.
NaturalMotion says its autonomous virtual character is taking off in all territories, with fans that cross all age groups and genders.
Chris Anderson left Wired to make commercial drones. Now he’s got $30M altogether for 3D Robotics.
Sponsored Post In the 40 years since the introduction of the mobile phone, its influence has grown more than its size has shrunk. And it’s not longer about just making calls. For many, it’s nothing less than the center of their digital lives. And now it is also central to safeguarding that digital life.
Asian-themed casinos are sprouting in Las Vegas.
So Amazon is experimenting with drones that will deliver its goods via “Prime Air” — its “octocopter” robotic aircraft that will deliver packages up to 10 miles from Amazon’s warehouses. And UPS, unwilling to be left completely out of the consumer orgy hype cycle, says it has been testing and evaluating delivery drones as well. TechCrunch thinks drones should be used to rent stuff instead of buying it, and CNN is investigating how they would work.
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Juniper Research released a report today which said that by 2018, 164 million people will either place a bet, visit a mobile casino, or buy a lottery ticket on their phone or tablet.
Mobile shoppers spent a lot of money on Black Friday as the consumer frenzy spreads to mobile.
We tend to have certain paradigms about the “developed world” and the “developing world.” Including, of course, media-fed images of Africa as a place of almost irredeemable poverty, deprivation, and pain.
The region currently comprises around 85 million gamers. That number should grow to more than 130 million by 2017.
After implementing a fingerprint sensor for unlocking the iPhone 5S, Apple has now landed a patent for an even simpler unlocking method: by using your face.
Sponsored Post In this video, Julius Marchwicki, Global Product Manager for SYNC AppLink, at Ford talks about the capabilities of the Ford SDK and shows off the SYNC TDK, or Technology Development Kit, a black box that lets Ford’s engineers — and its partners — test apps with a simulated vehicle.
Looks like tech is topping Christmas lists this year, and parents are only happy to indulge.
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Ailing smartphone maker BlackBerry is officially taking down its “for sale” sign.
After bringing the Windows core to Windows Phone and the Xbox One, Microsoft is planning even further integration between all of its platforms in a few years.
Companies looking to connect with customers on one of the most popular blogging platforms in the world now have a new tool: sponsored trending blogs on Tumblr’s mobile apps.
Sadly, few of us mobile warriors need classes in douchebaggery.
Samsung may soon include an impressive new camera in its flagship mobile devices.
61 percent of us have heard of digital wallets, but only 11 percent of us have used one, according to a new survey by Forrester. Interestingly, most would rather trust PayPal with their mobile money — rather than their bank or credit card company.
Your future Amazon packages could be delivered by a flying robot.
Telefonica, the European telephone giant that is the fifth largest carrier in the world, said it will shut down its VoIP unit, Jajah, on January 31, 2014 – another sign of serious trouble in the VoIP industry.
A little more than two weeks ago, we reported on the rumors that Snapchat, the private photo sharing service that lets you send pictures to people that disappear after a few seconds, rejected a $3 billion purchase offer from Facebook.
“In the coming decade, wearable technology will touch nearly every aspect of our lives. It will allow us to bring the power of the Internet to everything we do.” –Marcus Weller, Ph.D.
If you held off on a new tablet last year, now is the perfect time to upgrade.
Editor’s Pick Wolfram gave me a glimpse under the hood in an hour-long conversation. And I have to say, what I saw was amazing.
MLB’s latest mobile game enables gamers to guide their player from the minor leagues all the way up to “The Show.”
Black Friday is just beginning, but Walmart has already seen some impressive stats from shoppers on Thanksgiving day — especially when it comes to mobile.
Sorry, no deals on the iPad Air or new iPad Mini.
Guest Post When Apple launched the iBeacon protocol at its Worldwide Developers Conference this summer, it went largely unreported.
In between chowing down on turkey, slurping up cranberry sauce, and sucking down a cold beverage or two with friends and family, we’ve been busy shopping.
Guest Post Will Price is CEO of SaaS ad platform company Flite
Markets in everything, indeed.
It’s always a good time to think about what you’re thankful for, rather than what you are bitter about, or anxious to acquire, or angry at.
A tiny unfunded five-person startup in Massachusetts has created a Google Glass alternative that, they say, is much more immersive than Glass — and much less geeky.
Sure, most smartphones offer free GPS navigation these days. But unless you have a smartphone mount on your dashboard, looking down at your phone for navigation can be awkward — and potentially dangerous — while driving.
Nokia’s latest budget-focused Lumia is skipping the US — at least for now.