Amazon Launches New Ad Network to Rival Google; It’s Secret Weapon is Shopping Data

The secret to delivering relevant ads is data. Demographic, psychographic, personal data. Google has data on what we search for, Facebook has data on...

Google Rules the Top 10 Most Used Apps List

There are over 2 million apps available in the Apple and Google app stores, but 10 get used more often than any others. A new...

Soon You Will be able to Watch Netflix in Virtual Reality with “Oculix”

Imagine watching Cosmos and feeling like you’re floating in space, or chilling in a jail cell with Crazy Eyes on Orange Is the New...

Google’s Software-powered Self-driving Cars Will Still Need Physical Controls

Google has been hard at work at developing self-driving cars, but it now looks like the company will need to wait before software is...

SoundCloud to Start Paying Its Artists

SoundCloud said Thursday that it will start paying artists and record companies whose music is played on the popular streaming site, a move that...

Windows 9 to Drop in a Few Months

Might Microsoft be ready to reveal the latest version of its Windows operating system? The Verge reports Microsoft is planning an event Sept. 30, where it...

Digital Audio Wild Child, SoundCloud, Will Begin Showing Ads and Letting Artists Collect Royalties

SoundCloud is the ubiquitous wild child of the digital music world. Without paying artists or record companies, it lets people freely upload and stream...

Samsung Hooks Up with B&N to Create Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Today, Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled the “Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook,” the first Nook release since the Nook HD launched way back...

24-inch Tablet Aims to Bring Families Back Together Through Technology

Costing a little more than an iPad but standing more than twice as tall, a new pair of giant tablets wants families to share...

Built-in Roku TV to be Available in September

Roku is working to streamline the video streaming process. While consumers have long been able to use a Roku box to watch streaming internet TV...

Google to Launch Ad-free, Subscription-based YouTube Service

Google Inc. is launching an ad-free subscription-based YouTube service, according to leaked screenshots, the latest step in the evolution of media consumption from the...

Uber Declares All-Out War on Google, Amazon with Uber Corner Store

Uber is already an expert in getting you from door-to-door. Now, the company wants to figure out how to deliver stuff to your door...

Barnes & Noble and Samsung Launch Joint Nook/Galaxy Tablet

Barnes & Noble and Samsung on Wednesday jointly announced the Samsung the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. It is essentially the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 tablet,...

#Ferguson Debate Exposes Harsh Differences Between how Facebook and Twitter Portray Our Lives

The weeks of late summer are usually devoid of major news. Not this year. The Aug. 9 slaying of unarmed teenager Mike Brown by...

Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Teach Classes at Stanford and USC

Steve Ballmer is going back to school. The former head of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT:US), who dropped out of Stanford University’s business school in 1980 to become the...

Twitter Makes Changes to Attract New Users, but Seems to be Irritating the Old

When starting a company, appealing to a narrow niche of passionate customers is a good strategy. As Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham put it: “ou...

Apple Trading at $100 Per Share

Apple (AAPL) stock finally pulled its head over the $100-a-share market for the first time on a split-adjusted basis. But savvy investors know this is...

Norton Antivirus Gets Major Overhaul: Simplifies Product Offerings from 9 to 1

Beginning Sept. 23, Symantec will shift from having nine versions of its consumer-oriented Norton antivirus program to just one — Norton Security. "We're kind of...

Details: YouTube to Launch Music-Subscription Service

Google has big plans for both YouTube and Google Play Music. We've heard a lot about YouTube's potential subscription music  playback service, background audio, and offline playback, and there's...

‘Ignore No More’ App Allows Parents to Control Kids’ Phones Until They Pick Up

Never underestimate your mom, kids — especially if she learns how to code. Sharon Standifird’s son knows this all too well. He didn’t always answer...