Gamer Dies During 24-Hour Charity Gaming Livestream

A Virginia gamer was found dead Sunday while he was hosting a 24-hour charity gaming event he was producing from his home. Brian Vigneault, a...

Akamai says Internet Connection Speeds Have Increased by Up to 20% Over Past Year

Broadband speeds around the world increased by 20 per cent, year on year, according to internet tentacle monster Akamai. The website-caching giant claims in its...

Twitter to Give $10 Million in Funding to New Social Media Research Center at...

Twitter will provide $10 million over five years to fund the creation of an MIT lab intended to study social media and develop new...

Apple Watch Projected to Sell High Amount

How many smartwatches could Apple sell this year? A new research report Tuesday pegged as many as 20 million in the first year. CCS Insight...

FBI Investigating North Korea Connection to Sony Pictures Hack

North Korea’s population has very scarce access to the Internet, but the dictatorship’s military employs highly trained hackers – prompting the FBI to investigate...

Professional ‘League of Legends’ Gaming Team Sold for Nearly $1 Million

A professional League of Legends (LoL) team has been sold for a fee "close to" $1m (£625,000). The deal involves the European LoL squad from...

U.S. Says Facebook, Microsoft Disabled North Korean Cyber Threats

Facebook Inc and Microsoft Corp disabled a number of North Korean cyber threats last week, a White House official said on Tuesday, as the...

Facebook Going Beyond ‘Like’ With ‘Reactions’

It's not a "dislike" button but Facebook is going beyond the "like" button to express a broader range of human emotions. No longer will the...

Church Tech Startup Receives Funding Manna: $1 Million from Investor

Kansas City-based Aware3 LLC is singing a hymn of joy after receiving $1 million from a regional investor. The church tech startup secured the round...

Zuckerberg: Internet.org Project Has Brought 15 Million People Online

Facebook’s controversial free Internet project, Internet.org, has now brought online 15 million people who would otherwise have remained offline, according to comments from Mark...

Amazon Investigating Reports of Employees Taking Bribes from Sellers

Amazon says it is investigating reports that its employees may have taken bribes from sellers on its site. The Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous sources,...

TiVo to Develop Mega DVR

TiVo is developing the ultimate DVR for TV lovers. The new TiVo Mega, with 24 terabytes of recording space, can record about 4,000 hours of...

Apple Delays Rollout of AirPods

If you’ve been waiting for Apple’s AirPod wireless headphones to go on sale, you’re going to have to wait a little longer. Apple says...

Your Smartphone May be Harming You: Surprising Injuries Inflicted by Mobile Devices

Smartphones. The majority of us now own one, and we can't comprehend how those who don't live without them. We use them as alarm...

Vizio to Launch Line of TVs With Built-In Chromecast

Bored with your lineup of channels in your smart TV? TV manufacturer Vizio may have the answer for you. The company has joined forces with Google...

Microsoft and Google Reach Global Patent Deal

Microsoft has been pursuing a more collaborative approach under CEO Satya Nadella, working with longtime rivals like Salesforce, VMware and Apple. There hasn't been...

Amazon Says Whole Foods Prices Will Drop on Monday

Amazon is cutting the prices of bananas, butter, organic eggs, and other best-selling staples at Whole Foods' 470 stores, promising customers lower costs and...

What is IGTV? Instagram Launches New Video Service App for Creators, 1-Hour Uploads

Instagram now lets you upload longform vertical videos up to an hour in length, in direct competition to YouTube and Snapchat (but you can't...

Twitter Faces Lawsuit Tying its Ads Program to Terrorist Propaganda

The family of a woman slain in the 2015 Paris attacks claims in a lawsuit that Twitter Inc., Facebook Inc. and Google profit from...

Gogo’s New In-flight Wi-Fi Will Allow You to Stream Netflix, YouTube, and Spotify

A plane is probably the closest thing to a time machine that we have. In addition to being able to actually fly across the...