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Apple’s Smart Smartwatch Play: Let Developers Find the Killer App

5 days agoTechnology : Bits

Apple isn't trying to answer the question of why you need a smart watch. It built one that a lot of people will want, and left it to the developers to do the rest.

Daily Report: In Popular Games, Tech Titans See Potential Beyond Fun

5 days agoTechnology : Bits

Microsoft’s acquisition of Minecraft would be an acknowledgment that games are central to many people’s lives, as players can spend months building estates and entire countries.

T-Mobile’s Latest Freebies Revolve Around Wi-Fi

5 days agoTechnology : Bits

T-Mobile has gained millions of customers with the help of handing out free services, like unlimited music streaming and free international roaming. Now it is adding Wi-Fi-related technology to the mix.

Why Doesn’t the Apple Watch Have Wireless Charging? Because It Probably Wouldn’t Work Very Well.

5 days agoTechnology : Bits

Early reports said the Apple Watch might charge wirelessly. But wireless charging wouldn't have worked well for the device.

Netflix and Other Big Websites Protest Proposed Net Neutrality Rules

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

The sites used a pinwheel icon, which means something is loading slowly, to show users what it would be like if Internet traffic was slowed.

CartoDB, Interactive Mapping Start-Up, Raises $7 Million

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

CartoDB, whose 30-person team is split between Madrid and New York, is the latest in a number of start-ups to offer services that try to make sense of the mountain of information readily available through the Internet.

Google Buys Lift Labs in Further Biotech Push

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

Google has acquired Lift Labs, a Bay Area company that makes a high-tech spoon designed to make it easier for people with neurodegenerative tremors to eat.

Intel Shares More of Its Extreme Makeover

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

Apple wasn't the only big tech outfit with something to talk about on Tuesday. Intel met with developers to discuss how it is changing from a chip-centric company to one with a variety of products and services.

Daily Report: Apple Shows It Can Still Innovate

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

Any question about how well Tim Cook is managing the reins at Apple, the world’s most valuable company, will most likely be put to rest after Tuesday’s profusion of product announcements.

Discussing Online ‘Right to Be Forgotten,’ Google Takes European Privacy Tour to Spain

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

Google began in Madrid its seven-city tour of public meetings, hearing views from activists and members of the public about the best ways to remove certain links from its search results upon request.

With Apple Watch, a Naming Tradition Ends

last weekTechnology : Bits

For 16 years, Apple has bestowed the prefix “i” on the names of most of its groundbreaking products, from the iMac to the iPad. Not so with the Apple Watch.

Answers to Questions About Apple’s Announcements, Including the Watch and iPhone 6

last weekTechnology : Bits

We try to answer your pressing questions about Apple's new line of products. It doesn't look good for left-handed watches.

F.C.C. Chairman Says Wireless Broadband Could Get Stricter Oversight

last weekTechnology : Bits

Tom Wheeler said the commission was seriously considering subjecting mobile carriers to the same net neutrality regulations as providers of wired Internet service.

Other Wireless Events Struggle to Compete With Apple

last weekTechnology : Bits

Apple may hog the spotlight when it holds a big product release. But that doesn't mean other companies are going to schedule their events around a rival.

Apple’s Live-Streaming Is Terrible

last weekTechnology : Bits

While the company makes its much-anticipated announcements about its new products, it seems to be having a lot of trouble with the live-streaming of the event.

Have Apple Questions? We Have Answers.

last weekTechnology : Bits

Submit your questions about Apples new products, and Times reporters will provide answers.

Live Coverage: Apple’s New iPhones and More

last weekTechnology : Bits

Apple is widely expected to announce two new iPhones today, both with bigger screens than their predecessors, and to introduce a wearable device, nicknamed the iWatch.

U2 Said to Play Role at Apple Event

last weekTechnology : Bits

In addition to performing, the band will reveal an integration with Apple’s products that is connected to its next album, according to people briefed on the band's plans.

Home Depot Confirms That It Was Hacked

last weekTechnology : Bits

Home Depot confirmed Monday that its systems were hacked. The breach could be the largest theft from a retailer's computer network.

Braintree, Popular Payments Processor, to Accept Bitcoin

last weekTechnology : Bits

Many of Braintree's clients are tech start-ups like Uber, Airbnb and TaskRabbit, businesses that are looking for easy ways to integrate payments into their products for a low cost.

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