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  • When Is The iPhone 6 Coming Out? Probably September 19... (AAPL)

    2 September 2014, 12:21 pm by: Dave Smith

    Apple has issued invitations for its Sept. 9 event, and we already know what the iPhone 6 models will look like for the most part, so now only one major question remains: When will the iPhone 6 actually hit stores? Based on years' past, the iPhone 6 will…
  • THE SOCIAL-MEDIA DEMOGRAPHICS REPORT: Differences In Gender, Age, And Income At The Top Networks

    2 September 2014, 12:17 pm by: Thiago Guimarães

    The demographics of who's on what social network are shifting — older social networks are reaching maturity, while newer social messaging apps are gaining younger users fast. In a new report from BI Intelligence, we unpack data from over a dozen sources to…
  • Female Tech Employee Who Was Approached For Sex By An Angel Investor Speaks Out In Powerful Personal…

    2 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: Caroline Moss

    Sexism in the tech industry is a serious problem, but few women are willing to talk on the record about it for fear of ruining their careers.  But last month Gesche Haas, an employee at start up conjure.io, spoke up about an angel investor who unexpectedly…
  • This Online Dating Site Thinks It Can Match You Based On Your DNA

    2 September 2014, 11:34 am by: Rebecca Borison

    A new site called SingldOut is taking a unique approach to matchmaking: They're going all the way to your DNA to find you your perfect match. Jana Bayad and Elle France were tired of all the online dating solutions out there. It was time consuming and energy…
  • The IRS Is Auditing The Free Food Tech Employees Get In Silicon Valley Cafeterias

    2 September 2014, 11:27 am by: James Cook

    Facebook and Twitter could be forced to end their famed policy of offering free lunches to employees. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has placed tech companies under intense scrutiny over perks offered to employees.…
  • This Box Could Make Sure You Never Have To Pay International Roaming Fees Ever Again

    2 September 2014, 11:11 am by: Jack Dutton

    You've been on holiday a few days now and you want to check your email. There's no Wi-Fi, so you switch on data roaming. You've been checking it for just five minutes, and before you know it, your phone bill has rocketed up to ungodly levels. A Danish startup…
  • Steve Jobs Once Rewrote An Entire Press Release Because He Didn't Like The Name Of A Company (AAPL)

    2 September 2014, 10:40 am by: Lisa Eadicicco

    If you were planning on striking a partnership with Apple during the Steve Jobs era, you had better hope Apple's then-CEO liked the name of your company.  Jobs laid the foundation for how Apple's public relations team currently works. In particular, Jobs was…
  • THE CARRIER BILLING REPORT: Recent Deal-Making Has Breathed New Life Into This Mobile Payment Method

    2 September 2014, 10:15 am by: John Heggestuen

    Carrier billing was invented as a way for people to buy things like ringtones and wallpapers via text message before mobile phones could effectively connect to the internet. In recent years, carrier billing technology has caught on as a way to charge for apps.…
  • The Laundromat Vs. New Laundry Apps: Which Is A Better Value?

    2 September 2014, 10:07 am by: Libby Kane

    If you live in a major city without a washer-dryer, laundry can be an incredible time suck. But residents of New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Washington, D.C. can outsource that chore to an app. Laundry apps are nothing if not convenient, but we had to…
  • Reddit Now Has An Official App To Help You Keep Track Of Its Famous 'AMA' Interviews

    2 September 2014, 9:56 am by: Steven Tweedie

    The massively popular news site, Reddit, finally has its own app. The app, simply called "Ask Me Anything," offers an easier way to keep up with Reddit's frequent "AMA" or "ask me anything" interviews, according to Variety. In the past, Reddit has hosted AMAs…
  • I Only Used Emoji To Text For A Week To See If It Could Replace The Written Word

    2 September 2014, 9:38 am by: Caroline Moss

    Emoji are everywhere. The little illustrated characters that are on smartphone keyboards are taking over the world. There are shoes with emoji on them, pants with emoji on them, emoji stickers, emoji yoga, and the list goes on and on with no sign of ending. As…
  • Microsoft Might Be About To Make A Giant Move Into Android Phone Software (MSFT)

    2 September 2014, 9:23 am by: James Cook

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has met with the founders of open source Android software company Cyanogen, The Information reports, citing a source who had been briefed by Microsoft. Cyanogen is the company behind the somewhat popular CyanogenMod software for…
  • Microsoft Just Accidentally Revealed The Next Version Of Windows Is Coming Soon (MSFT)

    2 September 2014, 9:17 am by: Lisa Eadicicco

    Microsoft's Chinese division may have accidentally revealed the next major update to Windows over social media, suggesting its launch is right around the corner. Microsoft China may have outted te company's plans in a post on Chinese social network Weibo by…
  • This Smart Shoe Sole Will Keep You Warm During The Winter And Track Your Activity At The Same Time

    2 September 2014, 9:00 am by: Rebecca Borison

    According to Karim Oumnia, a longtime engineer for designer shoe companies like Baliston and Glagla Shoes, the footwear industry is old-fashioned and lacking in innovation. "The first part of your body in connection with the ground is your feet, and your feet…
  • New Video Provides A Stunningly Detailed Look At The iPhone 6

    2 September 2014, 8:38 am by: Lisa Eadicicco

    The latest iPhone 6 leak, which comes courtesy of Russian website Rozetked, shows exactly what Apple's next smartphone will look like from the front, back, side, and any other angle you could imagine. The video, which was first spotted by 9to5Mac, shows the…
  • Apple's iPhone 6 Opening Weekend Sales Might Be Worse Than Expected (AAPL)

    2 September 2014, 8:35 am by: Jay Yarow

    Apple analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray is raising his price target to $120, up from $105.  Apple is currently at ~$103.2o, which is an all-time high. Though, Apple's market cap is ~$613 billion, which is far behind it's all-time market cap value of $665…
  • iPhone 6 Sales Will Be So Big That They'll Move The Needle On Chinese Exports (AAPL, FXI, GMF, EWT,…

    2 September 2014, 8:27 am by: Myles Udland

    iPhone 6 is coming, and the economic impact is going to be huge. In a note to clients, Bank of America Merrill Lynch economists Ting Lu and Marcella Chow write that iPhone 6 should boost China's export growth by 1% per month for the rest of 2014. iPhone 6…
  • How Every Square Foot Of An Apple Store Is Designed To Make You Spend More Money

    2 September 2014, 7:59 am by: Justin Gmoser

    If you own a piece of Apple tech there's a good chance you've visited one of their retail locations. Every detail of each Apple store has been designed and planned out to influence the customer into spending more money as they shop and browse. Here's how it…
  • On Sept. 15, Google Will Make A Massive Bet Against Apple's iPhone 6 Strategy (GOOG, AAPL)

    2 September 2014, 6:55 am by: Jack Dutton

    On Monday, Google started sending out press invites to the launch event in India for Android One, its new super-cheap smartphone.  Google is hoping to deliver a solid smartphone experience for less than $100. Google's strategy is to work with smartphone…
  • 10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today (AAPL, MSFT, GOOG, TWTR)

    2 September 2014, 6:45 am by: Jay Yarow

    Good morning and welcome back. It's going to be hot, humid, and gross in New York today. Odd since summer unofficially ended last weekend. Let's get in to the news: Nude photos of big name female celebrities leaked on the web and Apple's iCloud service is…
  • How To Switch Off iCloud So Hackers Can't Find Your Naked Photos (AAPL)

    2 September 2014, 5:49 am by: Jim Edwards

    Apple and iPhone users know that iCloud is the very worst product Apple makes. iCloud is the online storage facility that Apple uses to backup and coordinate your iTunes, contacts lists, and — as about 100 celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence have…
  • Inside The iCloud Hacking Ring That Leaked Those Naked Celebrity Photos

    2 September 2014, 5:46 am by: James Cook

    The ability to gain access to Apple's iCloud accounts has been an open secret among users of porn message boards for years, with enterprising users charging others to "rip" accounts and share nude photos. As MailOnline reports, AnonIB was the anonymous…
  • Google Is Deliberately Showing You Lousy Old Versions Of Itself To Force You To Update Your Web…

    2 September 2014, 4:49 am by: James Cook

    Google has been accused of intentionally displaying old versions of its site in order to convince web users to install the latest browser software  The BBC reports that users took to Google's online support forum to complain about seeing outdated versions of…
  • It's Time To Fix iCloud (AAPL)

    1 September 2014, 8:11 pm by: Dave Smith

    Apple products are designed to “just work.” But iCloud, Apple’s integrated internet-based service for synchronizing content across devices, is an uncharacteristic wreck — and has been for awhile.  Millions of people are learning about iCloud after a…
  • Alleged Hacker Behind Massive Leak Of Nude Celebrity Photos Says It Took 'Several Months' To Pull…

    1 September 2014, 6:30 pm by: Alyson Shontell

    A hacker who says he or she is responsible for uncovering nude photos of more than 100 celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton says the mobile hit job was plotted by multiple people and took months to pull off. Daily Mail's James Nye found the…

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