While the XBox dashboard update is grabbing all the headlines, Nintendo has quietly updated the firmware for its 3DS console, meaning that users will now be able to capture up to ten minutes of 3D video and make stop-motion animations.
Cloud-based phone service provider Twilio is ready to get some new stamps on its passport. The company is rapidly expanding internationally as it takes on a $17 million third round of funding, led by Bessemer Venture Partners and Union Square Ventures.
Fujitsu revealed today that it has confirmed that startup SuVolta’s PowerShrink technology can cut power consumption in a chip by 50 percent without hurting performance.
Music startup Audiosocket launched its Music as a Service (MaaS) storefront today, which allows the company’s clients to create their own branded storefront where people can license music for digital media projects.
Popular iPad news reading application Flipboard has made the move to the iPhone and while it retains its smart and simple design, it also has added a new Cover Stories section to boot.
It seems that Research in Motion can’t even name an operating system properly without stumbling along the way.
When Microsoft Windows 8 launches in 2012, it’s going after developers with one thing that truly matters to many of them: money.
We just can’t give enough love to mobile payments as we watch the world move from cash to credit to cardless. Intuit is feeling the evolution too and created an infographic to explain just how much mobile payments are growing and where they’ll be in 2015.
The frontiers of e-commerce are wide open, and the countries of the Arab world could be the next online consumer hotspot.
Guest Post Startups are not too hard for women. Women just have to work way harder to create a startup.
Any good spring cleaner enjoys weeding out a load of clothes, shoes and bags that still have life in them, but are just taking up closet space. Poshmark launched today with $3.5 million in funding to let anyone sell their old items.
U.S. online holiday spending hit $19.6 billion in the first 34 days of the November-December shopping season, up 15 percent from a year ago.
Machinima, the biggest site for game-related videos, said today it has hit more than 1 billion monthly video views for the month of November.
Today, two little-known companies are releasing the very first publicly available Android tablet to run Ice Cream Sandwich, the highly anticipated mobile operating system from Google.
Conquer Online, one of the oldest free-to-play online games in existence, has migrated to the iPad as of today. It might not be the first massively multiplayer game to make its way to the App Store, but it is certainly one of the most recognizable, having been online since 2003. With over 10 million registered accounts, the game has a big following.
Cisco will approach and integrate its cloud services in more cohesive manner with a new high-level framework called CloudVerse, the company announced today.
Zink‘s cool inkless-printer technology breathes air into a product that has caused many consumers pain with the constant changing, recycling and buying of expensive ink cartridges. Today, Zink announced a $35 million second round of funding, led by Genii Capital. How do you celebrate $35 million? For Zink it’s hire two chief executive officers to co-run your company.
We knew they were coming, but now we know the pricing for Motorola’s new Droid Xyboard tablets on Verizon Wireless. The smaller 8.2-inch slate will sell for $430 and the 10.1-inch Xyboard will go for $530 when they’re released later this month.
Google’s Android Market has exceeded 10 billion application downloads, with users now downloading at a rate of one billion apps per month, the company announced Tuesday.
Rockstar games posted the release date and price point for the 10 Year Anniversary Edition of Grand Theft Auto III, soon to be available for “select new generation iOS and Android devices.” This new mobile edition of GTA III for mobile devices will be on the App Store and the Android Marketplace starting on December 15th, and will be released at a price of $4.99.
MoPub, a mobile ad startup founded by former AdMob and Google employees, has new product updates today that will help it become a one-stop shop for mobile game ad serving.
Intel is reportedly getting ready to light a fire under the ultrabook industry by staging a meeting to pair up manufacturers, including smaller brands in consumer electronics.
As Electronic Arts prepares to release its heavily publicized, subscription-based online game Star Wars: The Old Republic, market analysis firm Newzoo has released new data showing science fiction and space-themed MMOs are dominated by free-to-play games.
Thirty percent of online adults in the U.S. are familiar with geolocation applications, but less than six percent of online adults use these apps, and only two percent use them once a week or more, according to new data from research company Forrester.
In yet another step away from bankruptcy, wholesale wireless provider Clearwire announced yesterday that it plans to raise $595 million via two sales of common stock.
A recent study shows that teens are much more interested in engineering when they’re simply exposed to it.
CNET Download.com‘s proprietary software installer downloads “special offer” toolbars and software that some businesses are calling malware. The company has made changes to let people opt out, but according to security software company Nmap, that isn’t enough.
Tribogenics has raised a new $2.5 million round of funding to commercialize its low-cost x-ray technology, the startup announced today.
Broadcom is now one of the top five suppliers of chips for smartphones, according to a third quarter report by market research firm Strategy Analytics.
Editor's Pick Online transactions company PayPal is taking heat from critics after forcing Regretsy to refund all donations for its holiday charity efforts, while keeping the initial transaction fees.
A modern Final Fantasy VII remake is easily the most-requested video game of our generation. There’s even a long-running petition with over 65,000 signatures. I’m more of a Final Fantasy VIII fan personally, but I’d happily take either or. Sadly, the official word from Square Enix is that giving fans what they want would essentially be too hard, so instead they’re going to continue making easy sequels that no one asked for in the first place.