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  • Nvidia's Shield Tablet And Shield Controller Look To Offer No-Compromise Mobile Gaming (TechCrunch)

    22 July 2014, 9:05 am

    TechCrunch:Nvidia's Shield Tablet And Shield Controller Look To Offer No-Compromise Mobile Gaming  —  The Nvidia Shield was a first attempt by graphics chip- and card-maker Nvidia, but it gave the company a taste for building gadgets that wouldn't go away,…
  • Verizon tops Q2 expectations as tablet demand drives growth (Roger Cheng/CNET)

    22 July 2014, 8:10 am

    Roger Cheng / CNET:Verizon tops Q2 expectations as tablet demand drives growth  —  The company added 1.15 million new tablets in the period, offsetting a slowdown in smartphone growth.  —  Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam.  —  Verizon's customer growth…
  • Explaining Continuity: The tech tying iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite together (Andrew Cunningham/Ars…

    22 July 2014, 7:05 am

    Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:Explaining Continuity: The tech tying iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite together  —  Continuity changes how your iPhones, iPads, and Macs interact with one another.  Let's look at the technology underneath all these features. …
  • One of the most-viewed YouTube channels worldwide is a woman unboxing toys for toddlers (Hillary…

    22 July 2014, 4:15 am

    Hillary Reinsberg / BuzzFeed:One of the most-viewed YouTube channels worldwide is a woman unboxing toys for toddlers  —  YouTube's Biggest Star Is An Unknown Toy-Reviewing Toddler Whisperer  —  Is it possible an unknown, one-woman toy-reviewing…
  • Profile of Brad Smith, Microsoft's general counsel and chief official on public policy matters (Nick…

    22 July 2014, 1:55 am

    Nick Wingfield / New York Times:Profile of Brad Smith, Microsoft's general counsel and chief official on public policy matters  —  Microsoft's Top Lawyer Is the Tech World's Envoy  —  REDMOND, Wash. — Bradford L. Smith, Microsoft's general counsel,…
  • Netflix Is Going To Start Selling Gift Cards In Stores (Timothy Stenovec/The Huffington Post)

    22 July 2014, 12:55 am

    Timothy Stenovec / The Huffington Post:Netflix Is Going To Start Selling Gift Cards In Stores  —  You may soon be able to get a Netflix subscription at your neighborhood grocery store.  —  The streaming video service announced in a letter to investors…
  • EFF's snoop-stopping, ad-smashing Privacy Badger plugin hits beta (Zach Miners/PC World)

    22 July 2014, 12:00 am

    Zach Miners / PC World:EFF's snoop-stopping, ad-smashing Privacy Badger plugin hits beta  —  The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital privacy rights group, has released a downloadable plugin for Chrome and Firefox designed to stop third parties from…
  • $700 Sony Walkman with 128GB of storage for "high-resolution audio" finds niche in Japan (Kana…

    21 July 2014, 11:25 pm

    Kana Inagaki / Wall Street Journal:$700 Sony Walkman with 128GB of storage for “high-resolution audio” finds niche in Japan  —  Sony's Walkman Makes Comeback  —  New $700 Device Is Aimed at Upscale Users  —  TOKYO—Thirty five years after its…
  • Time Warner Cable promises one-gigabit Internet for L.A. in 2016 (Ryan Faughnder/Los Angeles Times)

    21 July 2014, 10:50 pm

    Ryan Faughnder / Los Angeles Times:Time Warner Cable promises one-gigabit Internet for L.A. in 2016  —  Time Warner Cable says it can greatly increase its Internet speeds in Los Angeles, in response to the city's effort to match major metropolitan areas…
  • Verizon Offers Customers Rewards in Return for Ad Targeting Data (Wall Street Journal)

    21 July 2014, 10:05 pm

    Wall Street Journal:Verizon Offers Customers Rewards in Return for Ad Targeting Data  —  New research shows that consumers will set aside nervousness about being tracked if they get something out of it, like coupons or special offers.  At least one…
  • Leaked 'Windows 9' screenshots offer a closer look at the new Start Menu (Tom Warren/The Verge)

    21 July 2014, 9:40 pm

    Tom Warren / The Verge:Leaked ‘Windows 9’ screenshots offer a closer look at the new Start Menu  —  An early look at Microsoft's next version of Windows  —  Microsoft provided an early look at its new Start Menu for a future version of Windows…
  • Apple asks manufacturers to supply between 70M-80M 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones by December 30…

    21 July 2014, 9:00 pm

    Wall Street Journal:Apple asks manufacturers to supply between 70M-80M 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones by December 30  —  Next iPhone Will Offer Bigger Screens  —  Apple Tells Suppliers to Gear Up for 4.7-inch and 5.5-Inch Screen Sizes  —  Apple Inc.…
  • Italy gives Google 18 months to change data use practices (Danilo Masoni/Reuters)

    21 July 2014, 8:45 pm

    Danilo Masoni / Reuters:Italy gives Google 18 months to change data use practices  —  (Reuters) - Italy's data protection regulator has given Google 18 months to change the way it treats and stores user data, bringing to an end an investigation that is…
  • Tango launches a $25m fund for mobile games as it looks to win the US chat app race (Jon Russell/The…

    21 July 2014, 8:00 pm

    Jon Russell / The Next Web:Tango launches a $25m fund for mobile games as it looks to win the US chat app race  —  Tango, the mobile messaging app firm that recently raised a $280 million funding round led by China's Alibaba, is the latest chat app to make…
  • Source: Yahoo is paying $200M-$300M for Flurry (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

    21 July 2014, 7:40 pm

    Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:Source: Yahoo is paying $200M-$300M for Flurry  —  Yahoo Buys Mobile Analytics Firm Flurry For North Of $200M  —  Yahoo has made no secret of its ambitions and advances in mobile, earlier this month reporting 450 million…

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