Amazon launched its first digital currency today with a giveaway: 500 free Amazon Coins for every Kindle Fire customer. The coins, which are worth $5, can be used to buy games, app, and in-app purchases.
Just a few days before Google's I/O developer conference kicks off, Wired's Steven Levy has finally gotten Pichai to chat about Android's future.
Here's some news that will sadden the few hundred tech-savvy people still using feature phones to grab information from the web.
Editor's Pick It's the best Android smartphone I've ever laid hands on -- and possible the best smartphone I've ever used.
Google will evidently talk about the new game services at Google I/O.
While platform owners like Google may move to build walled gardens, OpenKit will let social gamers roam free.
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
Take a deep breath, hold on to your hat, and take a seat: Amazon is building a smartphone.
Well it's official: YouTube is rolling out a new program that allows some of its premium channel partners to charge consumers a monthly subscription fee to gain access to its content.
Let me say that again: Apple is at single digit growth in a market growing at almost 40 percent.
Guest Post App store optimization is difficult, but it doesn't have to be. Here are a few tips on how to get your app discovered.
Google and Time Magazine have partnered to create a brilliant new project called Timelapse that shows satellite imagery of earth during the course of nearly 30 years, giving us a better understanding of how our planet is transforming.
Editor's Pick This post was supposed to be my big hands-on review. Instead, all I have to offer is this: Unless your employer tells you otherwise, don't even think about getting Google Glass.
Microsoft already owns a piece of Nook, having invested $300 million into the business in April 2012. According to the report, Microsoft would buy the digital operation, which includes e-books, movies, TV, comics, apps, and more.
Google's annual I/O developer's conference is coming up next week in San Francisco, and 6,000 lucky geeks will be flooding the Moscone Convention Center for all kinds of Google goodness: Chrome, Android, Maps, Ads, and -- of course -- Google Glass.
Osama Bedier, the head of Google Wallet, has left the company.
Nap rooms are so 2000s. Massage rooms are a dime a dozen. And the in-office gym has been around since at least the 90s. So if you want to up the ante, attract the best talent, and have the most brag-worthy office in the world, you need more.
If only Fiber could be installed as quickly as it operates!
Editor's Pick "Something very interesting is happening here," Google's top Canadian employee, Steve Woods, told me. "This area has a very high proportion of startups to population. Google loves startups … and we love to hire entrepreneurial people."