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  • Netflix Signs Peering Deal With AT&T to Reduce Buffering (Andy Fixmer/Mashable)

    29 July 2014, 6:45 pm

    Andy Fixmer / Mashable:Netflix Signs Peering Deal With AT&T to Reduce Buffering  —  This story has been updated to include a statement from AT&T confirming the peering deal.  —  Netflix has reached an agreement with AT&T to give its streaming service…
  • US government increases funding for Tor, giving $1.8m in 2013 (Alex Hern/Guardian)

    29 July 2014, 6:10 pm

    Alex Hern / Guardian:US government increases funding for Tor, giving $1.8m in 2013  —  Despite attempts by the National Security Agency to crack the anonymous browser, the US increased state funding through third parties  —  Tor, the internet…
  • Microsoft faces anti-monopoly probe in China over Windows, Office (Michael Kan/PC World)

    29 July 2014, 5:25 pm

    Michael Kan / PC World:Microsoft faces anti-monopoly probe in China over Windows, Office  —  China has opened an anti-monopoly probe into Microsoft over problems arising from its Windows and Office software, a government regulator said on Tuesday, a day…
  • Twitter to Wall Street: We're Big Now - and We'll Be Really, Really Big in the Future (Peter…

    29 July 2014, 5:01 pm

    Peter Kafka / Re/code:Twitter to Wall Street: We're Big Now - and We'll Be Really, Really Big in the Future  —  In the wake of a big Q2, Twitter had two messages for Wall Street today:  — We're going to get much much bigger, by taking advantage of an…
  • Twitter soars 30% after hours as monthly active users grow 24% year-over-year to 271M, timeline…

    29 July 2014, 4:55 pm

    Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:Twitter soars 30% after hours as monthly active users grow 24% year-over-year to 271M, timeline views grow 15% to 173B  —  Twitter Picked Up 16M Active Users In Q2  —  In its most recent quarter, Twitter didn't just report…
  • Ford switching 3,300 workers from BlackBerry to iPhone this year (Bloomberg)

    29 July 2014, 4:50 pm

    Bloomberg:Ford switching 3,300 workers from BlackBerry to iPhone this year  —  Ford Switching Employees to IPhones From BlackBerries  —  Ford Motor Co. (F) is deploying iPhones for corporate use to employees worldwide, scoring a win for Apple Inc.…
  • Instagram launches Bolt, its one-touch photo and video messaging app, in Singapore, South Africa,…

    29 July 2014, 4:35 pm

    Josh Constine / TechCrunch:Instagram launches Bolt, its one-touch photo and video messaging app, in Singapore, South Africa, and New Zealand  —  Instagram Launches One-Touch Photo And Video Messaging App Bolt Outside The US  —  Instagram is taking on…
  • Twitter Skyrockets After Reporting Big Q2 Revenue Of $312M, Profit Of $0.02 Per Share (Alex…

    29 July 2014, 4:15 pm

    Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:Twitter Skyrockets After Reporting Big Q2 Revenue Of $312M, Profit Of $0.02 Per Share  —  Update: In after-hours trading, Twitter is now up more than 20 percent following its massive beat.  —  Update II: Twitter is now up just…
  • Twitter Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results (Twitter)

    29 July 2014, 4:08 pm

    Twitter:Twitter Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results  —  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - July 29, 2014 - Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.  Q2 revenue of $312 million, up 124% year-over-year Q2…
  • Nvidia quadruples display resolution by stacking two cheap LCD panels on top of each other…

    29 July 2014, 4:05 pm

    Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:Nvidia quadruples display resolution by stacking two cheap LCD panels on top of each other  —  Nvidia researchers have used a fantastically straightforward approach to quadruple the effective resolution and double the…
  • Former Diapers.com CEO Marc Lore gets $55 million investment for e-commerce startup Jet (Jason Del…

    29 July 2014, 3:30 pm

    Jason Del Rey / Re/code:Former Diapers.com CEO Marc Lore gets $55 million investment for e-commerce startup Jet  —  CEO Who Sold Diapers.com to Amazon Raises $55 Million to Challenge Amazon Again  —  If you can't beat 'em, try, try again.  — …
  • Open Whisper Systems releases Signal iOS app for free encrypted voice calls; encrypted texts coming…

    29 July 2014, 3:00 pm

    Andy Greenberg / Wired:Open Whisper Systems releases Signal iOS app for free encrypted voice calls; encrypted texts coming soon  —  Free, Encrypted Calling Finally Comes To The iPhone  —  The encrypted calling app Signal.  The two seemingly random…
  • Nvidia Shield tablet review: strong gaming features; few native multiplayer games at launch (Joshua…

    29 July 2014, 2:35 pm

    Joshua Ho / AnandTech:Nvidia Shield tablet review: strong gaming features; few native multiplayer games at launch  —  The NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Review  —  While I talked about this in the launch article, the Shield Tablet is very much the culmination of…
  • Flickr Rolls Out A New Commercial Licensing Program To Compete With 500px And Others (Sarah…

    29 July 2014, 2:10 pm

    Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Flickr Rolls Out A New Commercial Licensing Program To Compete With 500px And Others  —  Yahoo-owned photo-sharing and storage site Flickr announced this morning the rollout of a new licensing program aimed at the service's members…
  • EA announces subscription service for Xbox One: $5/month or $30/year for access to Fifa 14, Peggle…

    29 July 2014, 1:45 pm

    Yannick LeJacq / Kotaku:EA announces subscription service for Xbox One: $5/month or $30/year for access to Fifa 14, Peggle 2, Madden NFL 25, and Battlefield 4 to start  —  EA Announces Netflix-Like Subscription Plan On Xbox One  —  Today EA announced a…

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