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Ericsson asks ITC to block iPhones from U.S. market in patent negotiating tactic

Ericsson, an early pioneer in cellphone technology, has upped the ante in a patent dispute with Apple by asking the U.S. International Trade Commission to block the import of iPhones into the country. Ericsson owns patents to a number of fundamental technologies used in all cellphones, including LTE, and Apple had been paying royalties for these up […]

Mystery solved! #TheDress is blue and black

A U.K. retailer has come out on Twitter to confirm the true colors of the blue/black vs. white/gold dress debate raging online

U.S. says absurd Chinese rules on selling technology to banks violate trade agreements

The U.S. government has accused China of violating trade agreements by imposing “intrusive” and “protectionist” rules that would prevent companies like Apple selling technology to Chinese banks. The regulations, announced by China last...Show More Summary

I thought the ‘What color is this dress?’ controversy was stupid… until I asked my wife to weigh in

For the past day or so, the Internet has been embroiled in what I thought was a completely stupid controversy over the color of a dress. It seems that some people think the dress, pictured above, is white and gold while others see it as blue and black. Show More Summary

Watch Leonard Nimoy in a Marine Corps instructional video from 1954

Long before he played the greatest Starfleet officer of all time and directed the immortal 'The Voyage Home' Leonard Nimoy spent 18 months in the Army reserve. According to, Nimoy achieved the rank of sergeant and spentShow More Summary

At EmTech Digital, Meet Insiders from Magic Leap, Google's Project Loon

Our June event in San Francisco offers access to the people behind our 10 Breakthrough Technologies, including insiders from Magic Leap and Google’s Project Loon. This June, MIT Technology Review’s EmTech Digital (formerly Digital Summit) brings a global examination of the most significant technologies and trends of the digital era to San Francisco. Show More Summary

Tim Cook’s latest stop in whirlwind international tour: London’s Covent Garden Apple Store

Tim Cook’s international tour continues. After visiting BILD, Chancellor Angela Merkel and an Apple Store in Germany, and President Reuven Rivlin in Israel, he was photographed today in the Apple Store in London’s Covent Garden. Business...Show More Summary

Apple sets March 9 ‘Spring Forward’ event, likely to show off Apple Watch

Apple on Thursday sent out invitations for its press event, “Spring Forward”, scheduled to take place on March 9 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco, while also updating the Apple website to announce the … Continue reading ?

Wattpad Offers A Dedicated Sexy Stories App To Ride The ’50 Shades’ Wave

If you like your erotica like you like your restaurant recommendations, i.e., crowdsourced and free, then Wattpad has an app for you: It’s called After Dark, and it’s a free app that curates content from Wattpad’s social network for readers and writers that specifically offer titillation and romance. Show More Summary

Opportunities and Challenges In China’s Fragmented Android Market

In China, where the Google Play app store and other key Google services are blocked, the experience of using an Android phone can be very different from the rest of the world. For local tech companies and app developers, the fragmented Android market offers both opportunities and challenges.

Take a look at the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in this leaked press shot

The latest batch of Samsung flagships aren’t expected to be announced until Sunday’s Galaxy Unpacked event, but thanks to someone jumping the gun at US network Sprint we seem to have an ‘official’ glimpse at the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge ahead of time. Show More Summary

Smartflash Sues Apple Again Over Newer iPhones

Smartflash, a Texas-based patent holding firm that won a courtroom victory over Apple earlier this week, is suing the company again. According to Smartflash, it was unable to include Apple's most recent devices, such as the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iPad Air 2, in its initial lawsuit. Show More Summary

HTC One M9: Massive new leak offers videos, specs and so much more

The HTC One M9 is one of the two most interesting Android smartphones about to be unveiled at MWC, but it’s hardly a well-kept secret. A wide variety of leaks have already revealed everything there is to know about the handset, including...Show More Summary

Net neutrality win: US FCC reclassifies broadband as a public utility, bans internet "fast lanes"

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today voted 3-2 to uphold the principles of network neutrality – that is, to force Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to treat all web traffic as equal. This prevents ISPs from...Show More Summary

Ellen Pao Lays Out Case Against Kleiner Perkins in Silicon Valley Gender Bias Trial

Ellen Pao is suing her former employer, prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and the proceedings of the trial could have far-reaching implications for the tech world. The post Ellen Pao Lays Out Case Against Kleiner Perkins in Silicon Valley Gender Bias Trial appeared first on WIRED.

Map Animation from NASA Shows Five Months of Global Weather in Just Two Minutes

Its truly amazing how much data NASA has on tap at any given moment. This time, the agency has unleashed a loop of the planets precipitation between April and September of last year, making it a very timely #ThrowbackThursday. What we see is the broad swaths of land and ocean these storms travel over. Show More Summary

Nerdgasm as Apple announces 'special event'

'Spring Forward' says invitation to March 9th indoctrination session Apple's hype machine has creaked into life again, with media outlets on Cupertino's “nice” list reportedly showered with a new invitation to pay homage to the company on March 9th. The company's also updated its live events page with news of a to-be-streamed event on the same day.…

Google Wallet Is Now Poised To Compete with Apple Pay After Its Deal with Softcard

Google has completed an agreement with U.S. wireless carriers AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile to pre-install its Google Wallet payments app on Android phones sold by the carriers this year. In addition to the distribution deal, Google has also acquired technology and intellectual property from Softcard (formerly known as Isis Mobile Wallet). Show More Summary

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