Category: Technology

Amazon Free Streaming Media Service Likely to Launch Soon

Amazon Free Streaming Media Service Likely to Launch Soon

The online retailer appears ready to revamp its video streaming model in a bid to resemble and compete with free, advertising-supported TV services like Hulu and YouTube. It is expected to include the company’s...

HTC One M8

HTC One M8

Featuring a sleek all-metal unibody design, the HTC One M8’s strength is in its camera. The HTC Duo Camera captures more light and depth for HQ shots, and the 5MP front camera help you...

Google Glass Getting Ray-Ban, Oakley Versions

Google Glass Getting Ray-Ban, Oakley Versions

Google is getting a little help to make its computer headset a bit more stylish, thanks to Italian eyewear designer Luxottica, which owns popular brands as Ray-Ban and Oakley. The goal? To combine “high-end...

Apple and Comcast Eye Streaming Partnership

Apple and Comcast Eye Streaming Partnership

Two giants are considering teaming up at a time when net neutrality rules are in doubt Apple is reportedly looking to team up with Comcast as part of its attempt to establish a stronger...

Viber’s CEO Promises to Bring E-Books to the Messaging Service

Viber’s CEO Promises to Bring E-Books to the Messaging Service

Think Amazon meets Viber meets WhatsApp Hiroshi Mikitani, chief executive officer and founder of the Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, said he plans to turn Viber into an e-commerce platform. “We are going to sell...

Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Faces Scrutiny From States

Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Faces Scrutiny From States

More than two dozen state governments are working with the Justice Department to make sure Comcast’s $45 billion offer to snatch up Time Warner Cable doesn’t violate antitrust laws, as critics warn of increasing...

Kid-Friendly Payment Options Coming To Consoles This Year

Kid-Friendly Payment Options Coming To Consoles This Year

As microtransactions permeate more of the gaming industry, parents increasingly have to be concerned with excessive charges showing up on their accounts. Apple and Google have both recently been the target of lawsuits centered...

Apple Just Killed the iPad 2

Apple Just Killed the iPad 2

Normally, Apple uses its glitzy new product introductions to quietly retire old models. When the company launched the iPad Air, for example, it nixed the fourth-generation iPad while keeping the iPad 2 around as...

China’s Twitter Wants $500 Million From American Investors

China’s Twitter Wants $500 Million From American Investors

China’s Twitter-like messaging service, Weibo, is aiming for a $500 million public offering in the United States Weibo, China’s Twitter-like messaging service, has filed an initial public offering in the United States to raise...

AT&T Leaps Into Prepaid Wireless Market

AT&T Leaps Into Prepaid Wireless Market

The Federal Communications Commission approved the merger of the nation’s number two wireless carrier AT&T and prepaid powerhouse Leap Wireless, which runs the Cricket prepaid wireless service The Federal Communications Commission approved AT&T’s acquisition...