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Chinese App Colorful Balloons Reportedly Developed By Facebook

Chinese App Colorful Balloons Reportedly Developed By Facebook

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has reportedly launched a new photo-sharing app called Colorful Balloons in China. The app allows users to share photos with friends and family members. The app was launched in May. Paul Mozur of The New... 
Fully Automated Flights On The Horizon

Fully Automated Flights On The Horizon

Fully automated flights are getting closer to becoming a reality. A report recently released by investment bank UBS stated, “Technically speaking, remotely controlled planes carrying passengers and cargo could appear” by around... 
Apple Loses Bid To End FaceTime Lawsuit

Apple Loses Bid To End FaceTime Lawsuit

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) motion to dismiss a lawsuit related to disabling FaceTime on iOS 6 and earlier software versions has been denied. United States district judge Lucy Koh denied the motion, allowing the case to proceed as... 
Pokemon Go Fests Scheduled For Europe Delayed

Pokemon Go Fests Scheduled For Europe Delayed

Niantic Labs is postponing a number of its planned Pokemon Go Fests in Europe. The studio announced that its European events scheduled for next month will be moved to a later date in fall. Niantic is saying it needs more time “to... 
Microsoft Makes Plans To Expand High Speed Internet Access

Microsoft Makes Plans To Expand High Speed Internet Access

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) wants to harness the unused channels between television broadcasts, known as white spaces, to provide more of rural America with high-speed internet access. The company aims to connect two million rural Americans... 
Amazon Launches Service Resembling Geek Squad

Amazon Launches Service Resembling Geek Squad

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is rolling out its own version of Best Buy’s (NYSE:BBY) popular Geek Squad service. The new offering has already rolled out in seven markets. Those markets are Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, San Diego,... 
New Cyberattack Locks Thousands Of Computers Around Globe

New Cyberattack Locks Thousands Of Computers Around Globe

An international cyberattack has struck computer systems from Russia to the United States. Computer experts are calling the virus Petya. Reports of the attack spread quickly. Rob Wainwright, executive director of Europol, Europe’s... 
Oracle Beats Revenue Estimates For Fourth Quarter

Oracle Beats Revenue Estimates For Fourth Quarter

Oracle Corp. (NYSE:ORCL) has announced a fourth straight quarter of revenue gains for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year. The company’s reported total sales easily topped analysts’ estimates. In the period ended May 31, adjusted... 
Google Adds New Job Searching Feature

Google Adds New Job Searching Feature

Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) Google announced a new initiative named Google for Jobs earlier this year at Google I/O. The goal of the initiative was to use the search giant’s skills at organizing information to make finding jobs easier.... 
Apple Openly Ventures Into The Self-driving Car Market

Apple Openly Ventures Into The Self-driving Car Market

Reports have emerged that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is developing AI systems meant to power self-driving cars. According to revelations from CEO Tim Cook, Apple is working on artificial-intelligence-based self-driving technology. Cook said... 
Spotify Inks Temporary Paywall Deal with Top Recording Companies

Spotify Inks Temporary Paywall Deal with Top Recording Companies

The digital revolution has completely changed the way we experience—and consume—music. Indeed, the days of venturing out to the record store on the day of a new release is now a bygone era: now you can have immediate access to... 
New Bill Could Stop All Unwarranted Phone Searches at the US Border

New Bill Could Stop All Unwarranted Phone Searches at the US Border

A bipartisan and bicameral bill aimed at making it unlawful for officials to search a phone or laptop or social media accounts at the border is passing through Congress. The bill, basically, protects all American citizens and nationals... 
Google Alleges [Ex] Employee Secretly Built Competing Technologies And Sold Them To Another Company for $120 Million

Google Alleges [Ex] Employee Secretly Built Competing Technologies And Sold Them To Another Company for $120 Million

When the ride-hailing app company Uber first hit the scene they were regarded as a remarkable innovator in top-tier technology. Unfortunately, the news about Uber, of late, has been less than favorable—from harassment scandals, to... 
It Will Now Be Possible To Buy And Sell Games On Twitch

It Will Now Be Possible To Buy And Sell Games On Twitch

Twitch has revealed that it is now possible to purchase games on Twitch directly. This is after a feature that was initially made public earlier in the year went live. Developers will now have the ability to pitch special offers to...