Finnish mobile upstart Jolla, whose linux-based Sailfish OS is marketed as a more flexible alternative to the dominant platforms of Android and iOS, is stepping up its push to win friends and influence mobile users in the BRICs cluster...Show More Summary
Wearable health-tracking device maker Jawbone in a lawsuit accuses rival Fitbit of poaching employees who then spilled trade secrets in the emerging and lucrative tech segment.
Once friends and allies, Apple and Google have emerged as rivals — and now may be jockeying for position in the competitive arena of mobile payments. As both companies approach their respective developer conferences — Google I/O kicking...Show More Summary
I love design and startup and I firmly believe magical companies emerge when these two meet, e.g. Braun, Apple, Airbnb, Medium, YouTube, Square, and Nest. The critical mass of combined business, design and technical skills have made these companies incredibly successful. But I always feel people overcomplicate design with their multiple principles and frameworks. Read More
In case you haven’t already heard, a pesky iOS bug unearthed earlier this week has been causing iPhones to crash and reboot when a precise string of characters is received as a text message. Additionally, the bug can also cause the Messages app to crash repeatedly upon opening. Show More Summary
Users of online dating site Adult FriendFinder – and the various alternative sites in its network – have been left with concerns after it emerged that the database of almost 4 million records has been hacked and leaked. Read the full article: Dating Site Hack: Adult FriendFinder Hack Leaves Users Worried
Walking across London’s Abbey Road, guitar in hand, to record at the eponymous studio across the way seems like a near-impossible prospect in 2015 if you’re not already Paul McCartney. But over 10 days in September, the famed recording...Show More Summary
SpaceX has released on-board footage of its successful Crew Dragon Launch Abort System (LAS) test that took place at Launch Complex 40 of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station earlier this month. The success of the company's innovative new design of LAS represents a vital stepping stone in the spacecraft's road to becoming human rated. Show More Summary
A new iOS bug has emerged recently that allows iPhone users to crash another person’s iPhone by simply sending a text message. The text message causes the victim’s iPhone to continuously crash if the text is received while in lock screen mode. The bug also causes the iPhone to reboot [...]
A newly found bug surrounding iOS and Messages has emerged this evening that causes the app to continuously crash when a certain text is received. If the text is received while the phone is on the lock screen, it also causes your iPhone to reboot without any notice or explanation. This isn’t the first time a […]
Scientists use satellite imagery to track changes in the islands that formed after two spectacular undersea eruptions
Heavy rainfall has left eight dead, at least 12 missing and damaged thousands of homes in central Texas and Oklahoma since Sunday. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has deployed the National Guard and declared a state of emergency in two dozen...Show More Summary
Emergency responders are coping with a "large fire" at Apple's complex in Mesa, Arizona, a local TV station said on Tuesday afternoon.
Mark Zuckerberg today announced on his own Facebook page that the company will initiate support for AMBER Alerts in Canada this week. If you’re not familiar, AMBER alerts are emergency notifications about missing children, distributed through various media in regions where the child might be. Show More Summary
The Emerging Technologies Division (ETD) at EMC is task […]
AOL, AppNexus, Rocket Fuel, and xAd serve consumers ads all day long. But now they’re doing something else, too — something downright laudable. These ad-tech companies have teamed up with Epsilon-owned Conversant to distribute emergency alert notifications to both desktop and mobile devices. “I would look at this as an advancement in PSA campaigns,” said […]
The biggest threat for the high-profile Apple Watch may not come from traditional tech rival Google, but instead emerge from the world’s biggest Kickstarter success story. Earlier this year, the Pebble Time (the second smartwatch from the Palo Alto startup) re-wrote the crowdfunding record books with an astonishing campaign that [...]
A new report from Counterpoint Research suggests that the Samsung Z1, the aforementioned $91 device, was the top selling smartphone in Bangladesh in Q1 2015. The report did not provide an estimation for the number of sales, however. Read More
The Health app on your iPhone can help in a medical crisis, but only if you follow these steps to make the data accessible to a doctor or hospital
Only a few days have passed since Microsoft rolled out a new preview of Windows 10 (build 10122) to the Fast ring of updates, and now a slightly newer version (build 10125) has emerged onto the web highlighting a few interesting UI changes and enhancements over the current official release.