Systemically, Apple is falling out of the race for smartphone supremacy. And that puts Apple at risk of being in Microsoft's sights for the number two position in the global smartphone market share battle.
Facebook has seen its rapid assimilation of Earth's population start to cool in recent years. The areas where it's still exploding are, interestingly enough, some of the areas with the least access to technology: Africa, the Middle East, and India.
Despite pages growing from 56% to 75% bigger, the web is getting faster. Especially on mobile -- and especially in the U.S.
Have you noticed that the global internet is slowing down as it experiences its "biggest-ever" attack by hackers flooding the web via distributed denial of service attacks (DDOS)?
Twilio Fund Europe 2013 will invest in early-stage European startups that make creative use of Twilio's API.
By the end of this current year, 1.4 billion smartphones will be in use. 798 million of them will run Android, 294 million will run Apple's iOS, and 45 million will run Windows Phone.
Global phone shipments hit 1.6 billion units in 2012, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics, with Samsung shipping an massive 396.5 million phones last year.
There's more of just about everything in Nielsens' 2012 state of the social union report ... all except the poor old PC.
Telecommunications giant Ericson has released a massive report on the state of the mobile world. And clearly, unless you live in the almost-fully-penetrated European and North American markets, everything is up and to the right.
In other breathlessly breaking news, Facebook will top two billion users, probably two years from now. Google's website index will reach a trillion webpages, about two decades from now. And the sun will likely go nova, if we're still here in a few billion years.
In his new book The Fine Print, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Cay Johnston tell us, among other things, what's wrong with the Internet in America. The answer is fairly depressing: It's too slow, too expensive, and too controlled by a duopoly of AT&T and Verizon.
Yesterday Google Research pulled the shroud off Spanner, Google's "scalable, multi-version, globally-distributed, and synchronously-replicated database," claiming to have created "the first system to distribute data at global scale and support externally-consistent distributed transactions."
Selling more than seven out of ten in a market where the the cheapest retina iPad costs easily 10 percent of an average worker's annual salary is unbelievable.
Facebook posted quarterly earnings today and dumped a load of data into analysts’ laps.
User numbers hit a new high, with 955 million worldwide visiting the site at least once a month. And earning are slightly above estimates, coming in …
Investment firm BV Capital launched a global venture platform today, unifying its four international funds under one heading and rebranding itself as E.ventures. The integration is in an effort to emphasize the firm’s global perspective and promote international collaboration between …
Bonjour, Amazon App Store! The e-commerce company announced today that developers will soon be able to sell their apps in the UK, France, Spain, Italy, and Germany.
The Amazon App Store, which currently serves both the company’s own Kindle Fire …
Countries in Asia and the Indian subcontinent are far outpacing the U.S. and Europe when it comes to tech adoption, according to stats published today by analyst demigod Mary Meeker.
The report shows massive growth, both in data-capable cell phones …
Money is on the Greek mind. With the country deep in debt and the possibility of the government defaulting on it, that’s understandable. It might also be the reason the country’s entrepreneurs are building globally-focused startups that have figured out …
With anti-immigrant sentiment building across the nation, and clouds of nativism swirling around Washington, D.C., skilled immigrants are voting with their feet. They are returning home to countries like India and China. It’s not just the people we are denying …
In an effort to increase global outreach, microblogging platform Twitter has added 13 countries and 6 cities to its localized trending topics list today and announced plans to roll out integrated translations within tweets.
Twitter’s trending list tracks keywords within …