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A new report shows that Google Play, Google Inc.’s app store, has grown dramatically since its launch, beating the App Store, Apple Inc.’s app warehouse, in 2014 in total number of applications and developers. Mobile analyst firm AppFigures, which monitors the … Continue reading ?
ChangeCoin Inc.’s tipping service ChangeTip has brought Bitcoin tipping to Facebook for the first time. The company announced that the extension into Facebook tipping was due to popular demand, and builds on their existing Twitter and Reddit tipping services. Users … Continue reading ?
Uber Inc. has ramped up the sales pitch in Europe, with CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick telling an audience at the DLD conference Sunday that the company could deliver a range of benefits if Governments came to the table in making the … Continue reading ?
The Christmas Day distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that took down Xbox Live and PlayStation Network are beginning to catch up with alleged perpetrators. An 18-year-old man was arrested on Friday in connection with the attacks, UK law enforcement … Continue reading ?
This week’s Smart DevOps roundup features new platforms and APIs for developers to create apps and services for the Internet of Things (IoT), as well as a new trend that’s shifting the focus for IoT developers. . Logitech Harmony API … Continue reading ?
Baidu, Inc. is upping the ante in its fight with Google for image-recognition supremacy with what it hails as a record-setting computer vision system capable of recognizing different variations of the same image better than any other artificial intelligence on … Continue reading ?
Fans of Sony Online Entertainment’s (SOE) upcoming zombie survival game H1Z1 are outraged at the developer for allegedly breaking promises not to include pay-to-win mechanics. H1Z1 has just launched on Steam as an Early Access game, allowing players to buy the game early and play … Continue reading ?
Google appears to have the inside track on a pilot cloud computing contract with the Australian Department of Defence, giving it an important victory in the race among cloud service providers to tap into public sector spending worldwide. Responding to … Continue reading ?
China’s government is placing a big bet on its ability to innovate in the technology sector, with the creation of a state-backed venture capital fund worth $6.5 billion to invest in local startups. The VC fund was announced by China’s … Continue reading ?
The race to to the stock exchange in the Hadoop ecosystem is entering its second phase. A month and a half after Hortonworks Inc. became the first distributor of the data crunching framework to begin trading on the NASDAQ, the … Continue reading ?
Does social media stress you out? The answer is more than likely “not really,” but a new study by the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project shows that social media can have a big impact on stress levels in women, both positive … Continue reading ?
Hybrid cloud vendor Cloudian Inc. has expanded into Big Data analytics by fully integrating the Apache Hadoop platform into its HyperStore software. In addition, it’s also joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program and achieved full Hortonworks’ certification. HyperStore version 5.1 … Continue reading ?
Bitcoin payent processor EgoPay has ceased trading with unconfirmed reports that the founders of the company may have stolen millions in funds from clients. Problems at EgoPay surfaced late December when merchants started reporting that they were having problems with EgoPay … Continue reading ?
There must be a good few Xbox One buyers out there feeling a little peeved at the moment after purchasing their console early in January when the Redmond company had decided to bring the price back up from previous holiday … Continue reading ?
Lawyers representing alleged Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht have accused disgraced former Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles of being Dread Pirate Roberts, the operator and owner of Silk Road. As we reported January 13th, the defense strategy for Ulbricht, who is … Continue reading ?
Google Glass. Born 2011 at Google X Lab, Mountain View, California. Died: February 15th, 2015 Mountain View, California. Glassholes across the world today mourned the passing of Google Glass, Google Inc.’s failed attempt at wearable smart eyewear. First prototyped by … Continue reading ?
Andreas M. Antonopoulos, author of “Mastering Bitcoin” and permenant host of the Let’s Talk Bitcoin podcast, did an IamAmA (I am X Ask me Anything) on Reddit. The questions ranged widely and rested heavily Bitcoin as a technology and … Continue reading ?
Mobile malware targeted at the enterprise is becoming increasingly sophisticated, according to security firm Lookout Inc.’s latest mobile threats report. The paper, titled Enterprise Mobile Threats 2014: A Year In Review, warns that attackers stepped up their focus on application-delivered … Continue reading ?
Messaging apps have made a comeback in our increasingly mobile world. Whether they are available for download or come pre-installed on our devices, they provide a convenient way to communicate with others. However, these types of apps are increasingly being … Continue reading ?
This week’s Smart Living roundup features new connected appliances slated for 2015, a home automation line that plans to get certification for interoperability use, a responsive light bulb and a new home automation system that’s sleek and stylish. . … Continue reading ?