There are more and more connected devices than ever and the trend is going to grow in the near future. MessagePetz launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $45,000 in funding to develop a Wi-Fi Teddy Bear that will allow parents [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
Getting called out by the Obama administration wasn't enough of a deterrent for Unit 61398, the cyberattack unit of the People's Liberation Army of China, because apparently they're at it again, working to pilfer information from private...Show More Summary
After Yahoo acquired Tumblr for a reported $1.1 billion? Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer took to – what else? – Tumblr to announce the deal: “We promise not to screw it up. Tumblr is incredibly special and has a great thing going. We will operate Tumblr independently. David Karp will remain CEO. The product roadmap, their team, their wit...
Yahoo is officially buying Tumblr for a lot of cash. This move makes a few people very happy and very rich. But Tumblr's users, you know, the main reason Yahoo is buying the site, are seemingly very unhappy. So much so that WordPress' CEO is reporting a flood of new blogs as Tumblr users seemingly abandon ship before Yahoo takes over.
On today’s SiliconANGLE Live NewsDesk Show, (see embed feed below or visit youtube.com/siliconangle to watch on-demand), we discuss the news of Yahoo! acquiring Tumblr. If you were anywhere near the Internet this weekend, you heard the news break of Yahoo!’s … Continue reading ?
Internet service providers in the UK have today begun blocking one of the world's largest streaming movie portals. In a follow up to similar actions, the MPAA obtained a High Court order which compels all major ISPs to begin blocking Movie2K, a massive site with millions of visitors each month. Show More Summary
Marissa Mayer laid out Yahoo's plan to monetize Tumblr's giant audience. From our live blog: Mayer says that Yahoo released "Yahoo Stream Ads" in May, which take text ads and put them in the news stream on Yahoo.com. She says you can expect more of that on Tumblr. Show More Summary
Beowulf cluster built for the price of a single PC Boise University PhD candidate Joshua Kiepert has built a 32-way Beowulf cluster from Raspberry Pis.…
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 60% off on select Logitech PC peripherals. Today only, save on select best-selling Logitech peripherals. Remove the clutter from your workspace with wireless peripherals like the K800 illuminated keyboard, with bright backlighting and a fluid, quiet keystroke system, or the H600 wireless headset, [...]
For more social media data like this, check out my latest book “The Science of Marketing” now! Another social network that has become very popular in the past few years but is marked by a lack of marketing data is Tumblr. It’s a fertile petri dish for some of the web’s most contagious content and has a fascinatingly wide demographic profile. Show More Summary
Itching for a chance to fly aboard Boeing's state-of-the-art 787 "Dreamliner?" Now's your chance: the aircraft is returning to commercial service in the United States after four years of grounded status due to battery fires. United Airlines...Show More Summary
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdo?an has visited Apple, Google and Microsoft in the run-up to a tender for 10.6 million tablets for use in Turkish schools as part of a major modernization program in which textbooks will be replaced by tablets and chalkboards by electronic whiteboards … The FATIH project (the Turkish acronym for Movement of […]
Sony Mobile is undoubtedly on a bit of a roll at the moment, what with its excellent Xperia Z and rumours of this amazing smartphone. And now it is the turn of its rather impressive tablet, the Xperia Tablet Z,... Related Stories Has...Show More Summary
On the same day as the release of Star Trek Into Darkness (coincidence??), a meteoroid “about the size of a small boulder” crashed into the moon, causing an explosion so large, it could be seen from Earth! Watch the short NASA video below for not just an explanation, but footage of the actual impact itself, which was [...]
Yahoo just bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer explained her move in a Tumblr blog post. It reads: Tumblr. + Yahoo! = !! I’m delighted to announce that we’ve reached an agreement to acquire Tumblr! We promise not to screw it up. Show More Summary
Google was built on services and software, but the stars of Google I/O this year had close connections to hardware. Developers could not get enough of Android and Glass.
Lock screen widgets, re-vamped settings, driving mode and more Samsung has a track record of bringing key software features to older phones with major firmware upgrades, and it seems last year's Galaxy S3 is about to see such an update along with Android 4.2.2. Show More Summary
Cars that drive themselves aren’t something that amaze us. In fact, thanks to Google and Audi, we have had a fair number of wheels that obey commands over a number of interfaces, thus making driving worry-free and hands-free. So whe...
On top of yesterday's 4K announcement, Samsung has also given us a quick heads-up on one of the prototype displays it's planning to show off at this year's Display Week event. It's a highly gawp-worthy 3,200 x 1,800 ("WQXGA+") panelShow More Summary
While movie studios and record labels view torrents as a thorn in their side in their ongoing fight against piracy, Nicholas Maigret, co-creator of The Pirate Cinema thinks a little differently and has actually created an art installation in which [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.