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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Stories by: Gene Ryan Briones

Gene Ryan Briones

Gene Ryan Briones (Google+) is a technology journalist with a wide experience in writing about the latest trends in the technology industry, ranging from mobile technology, gadgets and robots, as well as computer hardware and software.

Facebook Messenger reaches 500 million users

Facebook Messenger reaches 500 million users Facebook is announcing that its dedicated messaging app, Facebook Messenger, has now reached over 500 million users, a significant leap from the 200 million users in April. Launched in 2011, Facebook Messenger became an...

Nov 11 2014, 2:43am CST

Elon Musk says SpaceX is building low-cost Internet satellites

Elon Musk says SpaceX is building low-cost Internet satellites Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, has confirmed that his space company is developing low-cost micro-satellites that will bring Internet access across the globe. The Wall Street...

Nov 11 2014, 1:38am CST

Boy proposes with 99 iPhone 6s and gets rejected

Boy proposes with 99 iPhone 6s and gets rejected A Chinese programmer reportedly persuaded his girlfriend to marry him by giving away 99 iPhones, according to the Chinese website Nanfang. The young hopeless romantic started his proposal by using the 99 iPhone 6 units...

Nov 11 2014, 12:45am CST

Southwest Airlines and Beats Music Launches Free In-Flight Music Streaming

Southwest Airlines and Beats Music Launches Free In-Flight Music Streaming Service Passengers of Southwest Airlines will be able to stream free music from Beats Music starting on Monday, November 3, according to the airline company. Customers can access Beats Music for free via the carrier's Wi-Fi...

Nov 4 2014, 3:44am CST

Google Announces Big Updates to Gmail and Calendar Apps for Android

Google Announces Big Updates to Gmail and Calendar Apps for Android When Google unveiled its Material Design in June, the company promised a swift implementation of the new design language on its apps across all platforms. We're beginning to see the fruition of that promise today with...

Nov 4 2014, 1:13am CST

Mozilla To Launch World's First Browser For Developers

Mozilla To Launch World's First Browser For Developers It's no secret that web developers are loving Mozilla's free and open-source web browser for its set of tools that make web designing a breeze. While some will argue that Google Chrome is far better, it's really just a...

Nov 3 2014, 11:47pm CST

CNET Goes From Link To Ink With New Quarterly Magazine

CNET Goes From Link To Ink With New Quarterly Magazine CNET, a pioneering technology website owned by CBS Interactive, is launching its first magazine on Monday. The quarterly magazine called CNET is now available on newsstands for $5.99. By launching its own magazine, CNET...

Nov 3 2014, 12:13am CST

Connected Cars Revived Podcasting, Says Report

Connected Cars Revived Podcasting, Says Report Podcasting, a term for a  genre of narrative audio, is a portmanteau of the words "pod," borrowed from Apple's iPod, and the word "broadcast." The new digital medium grew popular and eventually withered sometime...

Nov 2 2014, 9:47pm CST

CES 2015 News
Verizon Caught Using 'Perma-Cookies' For Targeted Advertising

Verizon Caught Using 'Perma-Cookies' For Targeted Advertising Verizon Wireless is reportedly altering the web traffic of its customers by inserting a string of 50 letters, characters, and numbers for the past two years, reports Wired. This string is called a Unique Identifier...

Oct 28 2014, 4:38am CDT

U2 is Sorry for Giving Away Free Album on iTunes

U2 is Sorry for Giving Away Free Album on iTunes U2: "Sorry about that."

Oct 15 2014, 5:11am CDT

Tesla Debuts the Dual Motor Model S

Tesla Debuts the Dual Motor Model S D stands for Dual Motor.

Oct 11 2014, 2:58am CDT

Symantec Splits Into Two

Symantec Splits Into Two Symantec Corporation, the maker of popular antivirus software products, is planning to split its business into two units, as it struggles to compete with younger security companies. In a statement, Symantec said...

Oct 10 2014, 3:00am CDT

Microsoft To Kill Surface Tablet Business, Company Denies Report

Microsoft To Kill Surface Tablet Business, Company Denies Report Microsoft responds to rumors that it is ending its Surface tablet business.

Oct 10 2014, 1:50am CDT

12.9-Inch iPad Rumored to be Delayed

12.9-Inch iPad Rumored to be Delayed Don't get your hopes too high yet for a 12.9-inch iPad.

Oct 10 2014, 12:30am CDT

Amazon Reportedly Opening its First Physical Store in New York

Amazon Reportedly Opening its First Physical Store in New York The site, its first, will handle same-day deliveries, pickups, and returns.

Oct 9 2014, 11:45pm CDT

HTC Desire EYE Has a Mind-Boggling 13-Megapixel Front Camera

HTC Desire EYE Has a Mind-Boggling 13-Megapixel Front Camera The main selling point of the HTC Desire EYE is its 13-megapixel front-facing camera.

Oct 9 2014, 8:08am CDT

HTC Unveils its GoPro Competitor

HTC Unveils its GoPro Competitor No, it's not a periscope. It's a camera.

Oct 9 2014, 4:22am CDT

Twitter Takes Fight for Transparency to Court

Twitter Takes Fight for Transparency to Court Twitter said that under the First Amendment, it is obliged to respond to user concerns surrounding the scope of government surveillance.

Oct 8 2014, 4:33am CDT

Samsung Electronics Continues to Struggle as Third Quarter Earnings Drop

Samsung Electronics Continues to Struggle as Third Quarter Earnings Drop The numbers aren't good.

Oct 7 2014, 4:54am CDT

Facebook Completes WhatsApp Acquisition

Facebook Completes WhatsApp Acquisition Facebook is now the legal owner of WhatsApp.

Oct 7 2014, 12:47am CDT

Facebook Reportedly Mulling Healthcare Tool to Aid Users with Ailments

Facebook Reportedly Mulling Healthcare Tool to Aid Users with Ailments While the concept is interesting, the obvious challenge here is privacy.

Oct 3 2014, 1:51am CDT

HP Unveils New HP Stream Notebooks and Tablets

HP Unveils New HP Stream Notebooks and Tablets HP is bringing two new tablets and two new laptops to its Stream line-up.

Sep 30 2014, 2:45am CDT

Apple Gets Approval to Sell iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China

Apple Gets Approval to Sell iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China China is the world's largest smartphone market. It makes sense for Apple to bring its latest iPhones there.

Sep 30 2014, 1:24am CDT

Microsoft Teases a New Name for its Next-Generation Windows OS

Microsoft Teases a New Name for its Next-Generation Windows OS While Windows 9 is the easiest name that comes to mind, the folks over at Microsoft are calling its new OS "Threshold."

Sep 28 2014, 3:06am CDT

Apple Adds HealthKit-Compatible Apps on its App Store

Apple Adds HealthKit-Compatible Apps on its App Store The new section features apps that are taking advantage of Apple's HealthKit platform.

Sep 27 2014, 11:20pm CDT

Sony Xperia Z3 Featured in the World's First Underwater Unboxing Video

Sony Xperia Z3 Featured in the World's First Underwater Unboxing Video The unboxing video is obviously a marketing stunt designed to lure more buyers.

Sep 27 2014, 3:00am CDT

Samsung Unboxes the Galaxy Note 4

Samsung Unboxes the Galaxy Note 4 Check out the first unboxing video of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

Sep 27 2014, 1:13am CDT

Consumer Reports: iPhone 6 Plus is Stronger than the iPhone 6

Consumer Reports: iPhone 6 Plus is Stronger than the iPhone 6 Consumer Reports pitted the iPhone 6 Plus and the iPhone 6 against the HTC One M8, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and the LG G3.

Sep 27 2014, 12:03am CDT

Facebook's Internet-Connected Drones Are As Big As Commercial Aircrafts

Facebook's Internet-Connected Drones Are As Big As Commercial Aircrafts Unlike Google's Internet-connected balloons, Facebook will be using drones - drones that are more like planes.

Sep 25 2014, 4:27am CDT

Apple's Newly-Released iOS 8.0.1 Update Mired with Bugs and Glitches

Apple's Newly-Released iOS 8.0.1 Update Mired with Bugs and Glitches iOS 8.0.1 was intended to fix bugs.

Sep 25 2014, 2:16am CDT

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Launching in 140 Countries Next Month

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Launching in 140 Countries Next Month Over 140 countries will be able to buy Samsung's latest phablet next month.

Sep 24 2014, 2:59am CDT

iPhone 6 Plus Apparently Bends When Pressed Hard

iPhone 6 Plus Apparently Bends When Pressed Hard This may be the reason why Samsung is using plastic on its phones.

Sep 24 2014, 1:13am CDT

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Undergo SquareTrade's Breakability Test

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Undergo SquareTrade's Breakability Test During SquareTrade's Breakability test, both devices performed impressively well and better than the older iPhone 5s and other top-of-the-line Android phones in the market.

Sep 23 2014, 3:55am CDT

Apple Might Shut Down Beats Music After All

Apple Might Shut Down Beats Music After All The logical thing to do for Apple is to integrate Beats Music into iTunes.

Sep 23 2014, 1:50am CDT

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Initial Benchmarks Ratify Apple's Dominance

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Initial Benchmarks Ratify Apple's Dominance Reviews would be incomplete without benchmarks, right?

Sep 22 2014, 11:51pm CDT

Oculus Unveils Crescent Bay, its New Virtual Reality Headset Prototype

Oculus Unveils Crescent Bay, its New Virtual Reality Headset Prototype Crescent Bay isn't a consumer version. But it's getting there.

Sep 22 2014, 5:04am CDT

Sony SmartEyeglass Attempts to Challenge Google Glass

Sony SmartEyeglass Attempts to Challenge Google Glass Sony has been cobbling cool stuff lately. For example, its VR headset - Project Morpheus - has already secured the company's seat in the future, a time when the virtual reality market will saturate. In spite of Sony's...

Sep 19 2014, 8:21pm CDT

Amazon Blazons 3 New Kindle Fire Tablets

Amazon Blazons 3 New Kindle Fire Tablets Just in time for the shopping season, Amazon is announcing three new Kindle Fire tablets: the Fire HDX 8.9 tablet, the new Fire HD, and the Fire HD Kids Edition.

Sep 18 2014, 5:23am CDT