Phone makers will seek to seduce new buyers with artificial intelligence functions and other innovations at the world's biggest mobile fair starting Monday in Spain.
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Every February, toy makers descended on New York for the annual Toy Fair event, giving us a taste of all the goodies that will inevitably have us emptying our wallets over the next year or so. As usual, io9 and Gizmodo descended right there with them. Here’s all our coverage, just in case you missed it. Read more...
Back in early December, Kabam and Hasbro announced a new mobile fighting game starring everyones' favorite transforming robots called Transformers: Forged to Fight. Being from Kabam, makers of the overwhelmingly successful mobile fighter Marvel Contest of Champions [Free], most people figured this would be a Transformers re-skin of that existing game. Well, that's largely true,
Clay Dinosaurs Team members from Everything Dinosaur at a trade fair in Germany met up with some very talented model makers and artists. A company called “Clay Works”, which is based in Singpore, were promoting their brand of very malleable clay, that once air dried sets solid. In order to demonstrate what the clay could […]
Lightseekers, the role-playing game from Play Fusion and TOMY that seeks to bring video game action into the real world, has made the transition from Kickstarter to store shelves. On Saturday, at the New York Toy Fair, the makers announced...Show More Summary
HTC’s latest financials make for another fairly dismal read for the mobile device and VR headset maker, though — crumbs of comfort — it’s making a slightly smaller year-over-year loss. Read More
[Yuji Hayashi] and some of his buddies in Tokyo did a fun project at the Tokyo Maker Faire last August that proved to be a big hit. They built a cardboard box which enlarged the wearers face when it was worn. It’s an amazing effect —...Show More Summary
In Tuesday's post-earnings conference call, Apple CEO Tim Cook reiterated that while the company is not a fan of litigation, Qualcomm's actions and refusal to negotiate fair patent licensing terms forced the iPhone maker to sue.
It's been a fair while since a Sony phone made much of a splash in the hyper-competitive smartphone world, but nonetheless the mobile maker is apparently gearing up to release a staggering five new Xperia phones at Mobile World Congress in February. More »
The drug maker Mallinckrodt chose to stay mum about federal inquiries into possible anti-competitive behavior.
The so-called 'Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth' collides with Chicago's biggest comic convention.
Mobile chipset maker Qualcomm Inc. is being sued by the Federal Trade Commission for violating laws on fair competition. The FTC has filed a three-page complaint about Qualcomm, accusing it of strong-arming smartphone manufacturers including Apple Inc. Show More Summary
Fitbit recently acquired smartwatch maker Pebble. The company today announced yet another acquisition, but this time it’s acquiring a fairly unpopular company: Vector Watch. If you are a Windows Phone user, you may be familiar with Vector Watch as the company’s smartwatch is definitely one of the best smartwatches out there which supports Windows Phone. The […]
The saga of Pararmount Pictures Vs the Makers of the fan film Axanar continues as a legal decision yesterday allowed the lawsuit, which is now been before the courts for a year, to proceed to a jury trial. In a legal good news/bad news situation, the first, best defense of the Axanar producers to get […]
A year after getting hit by an eye-watering $975 million antitrust fine in China, Qualcomm Inc. is once again on the hook over its business practices. The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) today ordered the chip maker to pay $854 million for what it has deemed to be anti-competitive behavior in the mobile processor market. Show More Summary
The South Korean Fair Trade Commission has hit U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm -- a major Apple supplier -- with a 1.03 trillion won ($853 million) fine, charging that the company only licenses key patents to cellphone makers, and doesn't follow the rules when negotiating terms, among other complaints.
It is unclear where the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging might set its sights next after its report on price gouging by drug makers.
You heard it here first: dash cams are going to be the next must-have item for your daily driver. Already reaching market saturation in some parts of the world but still fairly uncommon in North America, we predict that car makers will soon latch onto the trend and start equipping cars with dash cams as standard equipment. Show More Summary