Lego, the Danish maker of the namesake toy bricks known to kids all over the world, has figured out what appears to be an ingenious way to combine the physical world of their traditional building blocks with the virtual world of app games.
By Loek Essers | 20 June, 2014 00:34
Intel wants to inject passion and excitement into mobile chat through a new app that relies on face-tracking technology to assess facial expressions and mood.
By Agam Shah | 20 June, 2014 00:30
You'd be forgiven for thinking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to compete with other phone makers with his company's new Fire smartphone. But forget the multiple cameras and pretty 3-D-like effects, the device is really about selling more stuff.
By Zach Miners | 19 June, 2014 09:59
PetPace's new smart collar is making it easier for veterinarians to track the well-being of pets and keep in touch with owners.
By Lucas Mearian | 19 June, 2014 06:39
Oregon is taking more steps toward suing Oracle over its work on the state's disastrous health-insurance exchange website, Cover Oregon.
By Chris Kanaracus | 19 June, 2014 06:23
The BlackBerry 10 OS will soon have Amazon's Android app store built-in, in a bid to increase the number of apps available on the smartphone and allow BlackBerry to focus on enterprise software as it tries to stay afloat.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 19 June, 2014 00:43
Apple's tight vetting of mobile applications gives it a security edge over Android, but there are still several ways for attackers to steal data from iOS devices, a mobile security company warned in a report Tuesday.
By Jeremy Kirk | 18 June, 2014 14:02
Facebook has launched a new photo- and video-sharing app called Slingshot that's aimed squarely at popular cool-kid Snapchat.
By Zach Miners | 18 June, 2014 04:31
Oracle is reportedly close to buying hospitality and retail technology vendor Micros Systems for more than US$5 billion in a deal that would be its biggest since the purchase of Sun Microsystems several years ago.
By Chris Kanaracus | 18 June, 2014 03:34
Salesforce.com wants to be the go-to option when small and medium-sized businesses decide they need better customer support software, with a series of updates to its Desk.com application.
By Chris Kanaracus | 17 June, 2014 22:03
Box has acquired Streem, a cloud storage and file-sharing startup that specializes in large media files and that has developed innovative technology for streaming that type of content.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 17 June, 2014 05:53
Microsoft will soon offer a service aimed at making machine-learning technology more widely usable.
By Joab Jackson | 17 June, 2014 04:03
Developers can try out new features of the next version of Internet Explorer using a test edition Microsoft has released for their use.
By Joab Jackson | 17 June, 2014 01:01
In the NLP (natural language processing) business for a while, Attensity sees an opportunity to get new customers with Q, a visualization tool it says can help non-technical users like marketers find insights in oceans of social media data.
By Chris Kanaracus | 17 June, 2014 00:01
Microsoft last week confirmed that the June 10 updates for Office 2013 left some users holding crippled software that refused to run.
By Gregg Keizer | 16 June, 2014 23:02
Six months after adding its Place Pins feature, Pinterest is improving the search technology around the location pins.
By Zach Miners | 14 June, 2014 05:10
Google confused end users and triggered a spike in support calls to Apps admins with the initial rollout of a security feature for the cloud suite.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 14 June, 2014 02:05
Online travel site Priceline is adding restaurant bookings to its menu of offerings with the US$2.6 billion all-cash acquisition of OpenTable. The deal has been approved by the boards of both companies and is expected to close in the third quarter.
By Chris Kanaracus | 14 June, 2014 00:38
Mozilla has pulled a "Chrome" by adding a search box to the new tab page in Firefox 31, which is slated to ship in final form on July 22.
By Gregg Keizer | 13 June, 2014 21:40
Some of SAP's largest customers plan to nearly double what they now spend on Cloud deployments in the next year - good news for a company that is trying to position itself as a key player in that market according to research commissioned by IT services provider, HCL.
By Chris Kanaracus | 13 June, 2014 06:20
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- Amazon investing $2 billion more in India as online retail booms
- Free movie link delivers malware payload: report
- Amazon says $9.99 e-books will boost revenue, including for Hachette
- Attorney-General seeks public input on anti-piracy law changes
- iPhone gets first free app for encrypting voice calls
- Zero-day flaws found in Symantec's Endpoint Protection
- Ericsson to operate NBN wireless, manage satellite migration
- Countdown begins for switch from debit/credit card signature to PIN
- Start Up Australia opens free classes for entrepreneurs
- Vodafone says it's 'right in the middle' of turnaround
- Samsung, Apple still dominate smartphones, but their shares slip
- Ford and GM sued for millions over CD-ripping tech in cars
- Twitter more than doubles its sales, stock soars
- BlackBerry focuses on security for the enterprise
- Chinese officials seize Microsoft PCs, emails, financial info in antitrust probe