Juniper released its top 10 tech trends for 2014 today. And if the research firm is right, our cities are going to get smarter, our money is going digital, and we’ll be printing a lot more products at home.
Guest Post There are over 2,000 startups on AngelList that are categorized as “social commerce.” That’s equivalent to every Stanford MBA over the last 5 years starting a brand new social commerce company.
Instagram is the best platform for brands, according to a new study that reviewed all brands on social with over 25 fans on each of four major social platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
Market-research firm IDC and app-tracking company App Annie have a report on mobile and handheld gaming for Q3 2013.
The Nexus 5 says “to hell” with glitz and glamour.
KitKat is the new hotness for Android, but Tapjoy presents evidence as to why developers should focus on older versions of the mobile OS.
Sorry, I killed Santa.
Who would win in a fight between Amazon’s drones and Google robots? That’s something we may have an answer to in a few years.
Consumer Watchdog issued a report today which said that Google’s “search monopoly” allows the company to charge higher prices on its shopping search engine.
After an 18-month preview period, Google’s Compute Engine is finally ready for prime time.
Sadly, few of us mobile warriors need classes in douchebaggery.
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.
If you held off on a new tablet last year, now is the perfect time to upgrade.
Guest Post Even a product with such great potential should have to support its claims with valid evidence.
The recommendation, still off the record, cam from the post-Soviet successor of the KGB, and followed the revelations made by Edward Snowden.
Guest Post Will Price is CEO of SaaS ad platform company Flite
Ark OS, the private cloud crowdfunding project that aims to enable you to provide all your cloud services right in the comfort — and security — of your home, has beaten its funding goal of $45,000.
It’s clear that 23andMe believes its actions will have implications for other startups in the genetic testing field.
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.
Glu CEO Niccolo de Masi believes that Glass may be another “iPhone moment” for mobile games.
Like Yahoo and Google, Microsoft is now looking at rallying its engineering teams to encrypt all of the data flying between its data centers.
When I want an expert to assess whether or not I’ve made a solid purchase of a recent computer, naturally I go to the bumbling (yet lovable) hacks on History Channel’s Pawn Stars.
A new report by research firm Canalys suggests we’ll be buying tablets by the boatload in 2017 — almost 400 million of them. And next year, tablet sales will make up a full 50 percent of all PC sales, when you define a PC as one of a tablet, desktop, or laptop.
Starting today, you can say goodbye to massive roaming bill and loan shark data rates while traveling. Cubic Telecom is launching a new “multi IMSI” SIM card today that gives you local plans and local rates globally, allowing you to connect wherever you are without the fear of huge bills when you get home.
Navigating through highly trafficked airports and train stations can be more difficult if you don’t know the native language.
New reports suggest that Level 3 Communications, the company that controls many of the fiber optic cables that enable the Internet, may have worked with the NSA to tap Google and Yahoo’s data, according to the New York Times.
The Finnish publisher has become one of the most successful mobile game companies in the world. But its chief, Ilkka Paananen, isn’t satisfied with success. He wants to make history.
Genealogy company 23andMe has received a public warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for marketing its genetic testing kit without proper clearance and approval.
Smartphones just passed the 50 percent mark this past quarter, finally edging out feature phones. But by 2017, 82 percent of all phones sold will be smartphones, according to market researcher NDP.
Guest Post Why Google’s voice assistant technology is superior to Apple’s and why it will stay that way.
Smartphones did a number on us. They changed the way we communicate, the way we interact with the Web, heck, even our posture.
Is your Google Glass not fitting well over your regular glasses? The digital eye wear may one day come with prescription lenses.
Guest Post But is cloud gaming for Android even possible?
Google is building a Chrome-based development environment, code-named Spark. The IDE would function as a Chrome app on a Chromebook and would enable developers to build apps for Chrome faster and easier than they can currently.
92 of the world’s top 100 brands have at least one app on Apple’s app store. 75 have at least one app on Google Play. But only 26 have an app in Amazon’s upstart app store.
Good news for early adopters of Google’s Chromecast streaming media stick: HBO is rolling out a new Chromecast app today for its streaming video service HBO Go, the company announced today.
Microsoft says its Kinect voice controls will work with YouTube app on Xbox One.
This week, Calico’s chief executive Art Levinson revealed that he is beginning to recruit a superstar genetics team.
Editor’s Pick At companies that run on Google Apps, the Google+ identity machine creates an invasive view of everything you do, including personal email and search conducted from work devices.
Google is doing some consolidating when it comes to its various news services.