01/16/2014, 10:01 am
In its ongoing effort to find a replacement for outgoing chief executive Steve Ballmer, Microsoft is now said to be considering Hans Vestberg, CEO of Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson.
01/16/2014, 06:01 am
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple invention that replaces frames dropped during a low-bandwidth FaceTime call with pre-recorded or doctored images, thereby creating the illusion of a seamless feed.
01/16/2014, 05:01 am
Apple has been coy in revealing its plans for a touchless payment solution, but a patent filing discovered on Thursday gives clues as to where the company is headed.
01/15/2014, 12:01 am
Apple, Google, Intel and other big-name tech companies will face a class action lawsuit over alleged anti-poaching measures after an appellate court refused to hear an appeal of a 2013 class certification order.
01/14/2014, 08:01 pm
Hacker group The 1775 Sec, which claimed responsibility for a recent Dropbox outage, took to Twitter on Tuesday announcing a purportedly successful breach of Apple's database.
01/14/2014, 08:01 pm
A number of leaked photos purportedly taken from within Apple's newest flagship Apple Store in Brisbane, Australia hit the web on Tuesday, showing the outlet's general layout ahead of its grand opening this Friday.
01/14/2014, 02:01 pm
Patent holding company VirnetX on Tuesday announced that it will attempt to add Apple's most recent slate of products -- including the iPhone 5s and iPad Air -- to an ongoing patent infringement action that accuses Apple of violating VirnetX's secure networking patents.
01/14/2014, 10:01 am
The next flagship smartphone from South Korean manufacturer Samsung will reportedly be offered in two versions -- a metal-clad premium edition and a cheaper model sporting a plastic case.
01/14/2014, 06:01 am
Apple on Tuesday was awarded an interesting patent describing a graphical user interface that offers a solution to inadvertent input errors users may see when interacting with a touchscreen while moving.
01/14/2014, 05:01 am
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent for a software-driven method of processing and editing 3D video, hinting that the feature may show up in a future version of Final Cut Pro.
01/13/2014, 09:01 pm
By leveraging Apple's iBeacon microlocation technology, iMobile3's new PassMarket Beacon Edition will allow customers at participating retailers to check out without swiping a credit card or handing over cash.
01/13/2014, 08:01 pm
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has turned in a script for a full-length feature film adaptation of Walter Isaacson's biography of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs.
01/13/2014, 05:01 pm
Apple on Monday was denied its motion to remove a court-appointed antitrust monitor tasked to ensure the company would not enter into further illegal agreements after being found culpable in an e-book price fixing scheme last year.
01/13/2014, 04:01 pm
Google has reportedly acquired Nest Labs, makers of the Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Protect smoke detector and a company founded by ex-Apple executive Tony Fadell, for $3.2 billion.
01/13/2014, 10:01 am
As a proxy war rages over Android in courtrooms around the world, Apple and Google are racing to stockpile key intellectual property in a bid to stave off a legal extinction event, with Google in particular seeing its patent filings surge last year.
01/12/2014, 11:01 pm
A lot of virtual ink is being spilled over the fact that Microsoft wasn't at CES, but more interesting for me was that CES was a manifestation of a five-year-old prediction coming true.
01/11/2014, 08:01 pm
IK Multimedia, the company behind numerous music creation apps and the iRig series of MIDI, mic and mixer hardware for iOS, unveiled the iRing at CES; an inexpensive wearable motion control solution with tons of potential.
01/11/2014, 04:01 pm
iPhone toting athletes looking to stay connected without having to take their eyes and hands off the task at hand have a few sports-oriented heads-up display options from Recon Instruments. At this week's Consumer Electronics Show, we took a closer look at the Snow2 headset, just in time for ski season, and were also given a sneak peek at the upcoming Jet.
01/11/2014, 03:01 am
Popular cloud storage service Dropbox went down Friday night for at least two hours due to what the company claims was an issue pertaining to internal maintenance, though one hacker group alleges to have caused the outage with a DDoS attack.
01/10/2014, 11:01 pm
Interactive Voice introduced a novel device at CES called ivee Sleek, an Internet-connected, voice-activated virtual assistant that can not only process requests on-board, but control other "smart home" devices like the Nest Learning Thermostat or Philips' Hue lighting system.