The combination of size and success inherent in the NASDAQ 100 companies appears to be what investors are looking for; however, that same outperformance may have become a liability for the large technology companies in the current environment.
Google is working on a new open-source video codec, VP10, that should shrink the amount of bandwidth required for 4K video to half that of VP9, and a quarter of Apple's current preferred compression format, H.264.
Image: Google Android Wear, Google's 18-month-old smartwatch platform, now supports iOS, but that support is limited to only one currently available smartwatch (the LG Watch Urbane). Future Android Wear smartwatches, including models from Chinese manufacturer Huawei (above) and Motorola, will also support iOS. Show More Summary
Google’s smartwatch platform, Android Wear, has officially gained support for iPhones. The Android Wear for iOS app is currently rolling out and anyone with an iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus can start using the Android Wear app at last. Just make sure you’re running iOS 8.2 or later. The move […]
Tune in live to catch history being made! Happy US Open Day! We bring you live to Monday's Google Doodle, where lowercase g keeps attacking the net but simply cannot produce a winner off lowercase o's retaliatory lobs. I've been staring at this GIF for 2 hours now, and have seen this rally go on for thousands of shots. Show More Summary
Even before now that Google decide to bring the current amazing features into its inbox, it has always had some of the best user features. Gmail stands out as an email client that has unique spam filtering features. However, there were...Show More Summary
The CCIA, which represents global tech firms including Google, Facebook and Microsoft, has published an extensive research paper on the future of copyright in the digital landscape. One of the main suggestions is to extent current copyright law, so that senders of wrongful DMCA takedown notices face serious legal consequences. Show More Summary
A new report from Chinese site cnBeta (Google Translate Link) suggests that the iPhone 6S Plus will be getting a lower-capacity battery compared to the iPhone 6 Plus that is currently on the market – 2750 mAh as compared to 2910 mAh in the current model. Show More Summary
YouTube's new live-streaming service for gamers, YouTube Gaming, officially launches today. The extension of YouTube into live streaming services is an attempt to compete with Twitch Interactive, the burgeoning industry's current leader, which gets about 65 million visitors a month.
This post was sponsored by Speak With A Geek (SWAG), the leading provider of tech help to businesses. Picture this: you need to improve the security of your current database. Who do you call? You could try Googling a solution, flipping through the yellow pages, or placing ads on job boards. Show More Summary
Pokemon Shuffle, the free-to-play puzzle / battling game currently exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS, recently hit the Japanese App Store and Google Play. An English-language release probably isn’t far behind, pika. This is not Nintendo’s entry in the world of mobile, however. Show More Summary
Earlier this summer, Comcast revealed that it will soon be testing an upgrade to its cable broadband network that should allow it to deliver download speeds of up to 10Gbps, ten times the current top speed of Google Fiber. Now the company is giving some idea of how long it thinks it will need to make this super-fast Internet … [More]
Tech companies are suffering from the current hostile stock market environment as stock markets around the world are plummeting following concerns over China. All tech companies are tanking right now, with some suffering from a stark correction. Show More Summary
Google is currently testing a new feature that will allow keen food photographers to automatically add their images to Google Maps as soon as they are taken. According to Android Police, the new feature will send users an alert if an image has been taken in food-related places and offer to automatically upload the image to the location on Maps. Show More Summary
There were recent reports including one on Tech Times that the first-ever modular smartphone codenamed Project Ara that Google is currently developing had failed the drop test and the company was having trouble keeping the components together. A recent report disputes these earlier reports, saying that it was just a joke and not a very good one.
The news currently making the rounds in the online Nibiru cataclysm community is that the winged disk of Planet X or Nibiru has been unveiled on Google Sky after years of censorship. The image above shows the alleged planet as revealed recently on Google Sky. Show More Summary
Google wants to help you take a stroll down memory lane. The company is today introducing a feature that allows you to resurface photos and videos from the current calendar date in previous years. The feature is thankfully opt-in, so you won’t have to be reminded of your embarrassing behavior at parties or that old terrible haircut. Show More Summary
At Intel's Developer Forum, the company revealed it's been working with Google to bring the RealSense technology to phones through a Project Tango development kit. Information is a bit limited currently, but it appears to be a pretty standard six-inch slate design on the front, with a number of cameras on the rear of it. Show More Summary
Deep Nightmare Pajama Pants are pants with nightmarish designs created using Deep Dreamer, an app built on Google’s Deep Dream artificial neural network. The pants are currently in the voting phase of clothing company Betabrand‘s product development project Think Tank. If the design receives enough votes it will move on to the crowdfunding phase for possible […]
Image: Google Google announced Tuesday that it’s bringing its low-cost smartphone service, Android One, to Africa. The Infinix HOT 2—with the up-to-date version of Android (5.1 Lollipop)—is currently available in Nigeria at a retail price of $88, and will be made available in Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, and Morocco soon. Show More Summary