Google has taken the wraps off a new line of smart phones designed for the developing world. And while they didn’t attract as much attention in Silicon Valley as Apple’s latest iPhone release, Google is hoping its new Android One phones will be a big deal in India and other fast-growing markets.
The new phones, made by overseas ...
Minecraft is indeed going to be a part of Microsoft. And your reaction to that probably depends a lot on where you sit.
Microsoft on Monday confirmed that it’s reached an agreement to buy Mojang, the Stockholm-based maker of the popular multiplayer online game, for $2.5 billion. The deal is expected to close later this ye ...
Netflix has arrived in France . . . and France is not amused.
Worried that the American video-streaming giant will try to avoid paying French taxes, even as it launches a bloody frontal assault on the country’s Gaelic sensibilities and proud national culture, critics from Marseilles to Metz are apparently lashing out.
Facebook employees at the firm’s Menlo Park headquarters may look out their windows Tuesday and see people in drag protesting.
The issue: Facebook’s apparent crackdown enforcing its policy requiring people to use their real names.
Unlike Twitter and services like Snapchat, Facebook requires users to use their real n ...
In a double-barreled blast of breaking news from the world of online snooping, word comes from New Zealand that its government’s sleuth agency was setting up a massive surveillance dragnet even while officials were denying that such a thing was preposterous.
Meanwhile, spy teams in the United States and Britain have appar ...
Redwood City tech giant Oracle plans to buy Front Porch Digital of Lafayette, Colorado, which helps other companies store and manage digital media, such as high-definition films and TV shows, medical images and data from security monitors.
“More than 550 organizations worldwide rely on Front Porch Digital across multiple ...
Android is still No. 1 in U.S. smartphone sales, according to a new report, but Apple is slowly closing the gap, and new phone upgrade plans could soon give a boost to iPhone sales.
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“Bob (Mansfield) is no longer going to be on Apple’s executive team, but will remain at Apple working on special projects reporting to Tim (Cook).”
-- Apple spokesman Steve Dowling, explaining to AllThingsD why the biography for Read More →
Is this it? Will Chromecast finally give Google its must-see TV (gadget)? Here's a look at why or why not — after the flops that were Google TV and the Nexus Q — the third time might be the charm Read More →
Investors have dumped its stock for months now. Techies are demanding it come up with the Next Big iThing. Yet for all the bashing it's taken of late, Apple and its products apparently remain close to Americans' hearts.
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I've written a lot about the still-smoldering lawsuit over HRJ Capital, the celebrity venture capital firm formed during the dot-com bubble by Joe Montana and two other ex-49ers. When the bubble burst, the firm collapsed, Read More →
Time once more for Elevator Pitch, where top tech investors talk about the kinds of deals they're looking for -- and the kinds of mistakes entrepreneurs should avoid. This week, we've got Steve Harrick, who joined Read More →
"We could also say when we walk out the front door of where we live, 'Oh my gosh, there's so many blades of grass, I have lawn overload.' "
— Linda Stone, former Microsoft and Apple executive, says that a Read More →