Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), run by Tesla Motors chief executive and PayPal mafioso Elon Musk, is looking at a November launch for its second private space flight to the International Space Station.
This article is part of a series of posts about DEMO alumni and news of their progress. Network Hippo launched at DEMO in Spring 2010. Check out more at DEMO.
Facebook game developers were furious when they found out about the tight relationship between Facebook and Zynga.
Google is rolling out a new user interface for search on tablets.
Comcast cut off broadband access to Andre Vrignaud for excessive usage. Will anybody else step up and take Vrignaud’s lifetime of monthly fees for internet service at the top of a hill in Seattle?
Guest Post The Internet is about to hit its fourth major shift in server architecture.
Google has snapped up more than a thousand IBM patents, a move that likely doubled the number of patents held by the search giant.
In early October, AT&T may implement a new policy of throttling bandwidth for customers who have unlimited data plans, reports 9 to 5 Mac. The policy change would coincide with the the rumored launch date for the iPhone 5.
It’s no secret that Google is preparing an applications platform for its Google+ social network. Game developers say they’re looking forward to making games for the platform, which could launch within a matter of weeks.
Car manufacturer BMW today unveiled its next wave of electric cars — the i8 sporty hybrid-electric coupe and a smaller i3 electric mini, both of which use a range-extending hybrid electric model.
What if you got to directly influence brands like AOL, General Electric and Pinkberry while earning prizes? Crowdtap, which provides marketing research through its network of volunteers, received $7 million in funding to get you there.
Strong tablet sales this year will help increase the shipment of devices that connect to mobile broadband — basically everything connecting to cellular networks that’s not a smartphone — by 57.8 percent, research firm IHS iSuppli reports.
“Wine is, in truth, the only antidote to the bane of whiskey” said Thomas Jefferson. Copenhagen-based Vivino helps you identify and locate your favorite antidote for future consumption. The company just received an angel investment from Skype co-founder Janus Friis as part of its strategy to go global.
This past quarter has been very good to Apple.
Innovation is a chief driver of the economy, but it doesn’t come easy. Jlabs CEO Judy Estrin, in this 2008 Entrepreneur Thought Leader Lecture at Stanford University, notes that real innovation often takes decades – and both society and the business world have become extremely short-sighted. As a result, they settle on incremental advances, rather than significant ones. In addition, as companies become more risk averse, support for real innovation has dwindled, which ultimately is hurting American companies.
Online retailer Amazon has signed an agreement to offer select NBCUniversal TV and movie content to members of its Amazon Prime service at no additional cost, the company announced Thursday.
Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds, has been puffing its feathery chest lately about moving into China as part of a quest to get a billion fans for its phenomenally popular mobile game.
Andrej Nabergoj, the chief executive of high-profile iPhone app maker Outfit7, sent out a notice tonight that he is leaving the high-flying company.
Nintendo shares fell 20 percent today as investors reacted to a huge unexpected loss in the first fiscal quarter ended June 30. The day before, the Japanese video game company cut its full-year forecast and slashed prices on its poorly selling 3DS handheld game player.
Google has added a new section to its Google+ help center where it will list new features being added to the fledgling social network.
In a bid to expand PC hardcore game sales, top game retailer GameStop is launching a new digital PC game purchase method that gamers can use inside stores.
According to new stats from Nielsen, a full 89 percent of Hulu viewers say they’re watching Hulu content (mostly TV shows) on their computers.
TV and monitor makers would love to sell more 3D displays. But Electronic Arts isn’t going to help them.
Device manufacturer Pegatron has landed the exclusive contract to build Apple’s upcoming iPad 3, beating out former Apple favorite Foxconn, Taiwan Economic News reports.
European music service Spotify has only been available in the U.S. for a few weeks and it’s already being hit with a patent infringement lawsuit from little-known mobile media company PacketVideo.
Facebook filed a lawsuit Thursday against several companies that bought domain names similar to facebook.com, alleging trademark infringement.
Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors has begun assembling beta models of its second electric car, the lower-priced Model S sedan (pictured right), the company said.
Car manufacturer General Motors has made a $7.5 million strategic investment in solar-panel provider Sunlogics, which will install solar panels on several GM facilities.
If you have a website serving a small community, you’re safe from cyberattacks, right?
Enerkem, a company that specializes in converting unusable waste into ethanol and other chemicals, announced today that it has raised $30 million in an extension of its most recent funding round.
Google’s Android OS is (not surprisingly) still on top when it comes to smartphone market share in the U.S., according to a new Nielson report.
BBC Worldwide launched an iPad app today for its iPlayer streaming media service in 11 Western European countries, with Canada, Australia and the U.S. to follow later this year.
Twitter has announced a new plan to get more eyeballs for its Promoted Tweets ad products. Now, the ads will appear “at or near the top” of the user’s timeline, not just in search results.
Google is rolling out its new Page Speed Service, a way for webmasters to make their sites faster.
Sony reported a $199 million loss in the first fiscal quarter ended June 30 because of problems including the Japan earthquake and the hacking of the PlayStation Network.