In October, some 15 million people tuned in to watch Major League Baseball’s World Series in the United States. But that’s nothing compared to the other big sporting tournament that took place around the same time:
Thad Starner works with Google on Glass, and says that Glass is actually more privacy-friendly than your smartphone. Why? Because of that short battery life that everyone’s complaining about.
“Apple has never received an order under Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act. We would expect to challenge such an order if served on us,” reads the last line in Apple's report on government information requests.
There aren’t plenty of fish in the sea—at least not new or honest ones — no matter what PlentyOfFish tells you. A new Pew report found that more than a third of online daters in the United States have been matched with or come across the profile of someone they already know
More tablets than personal computers (PCs) will be shipped in the last quarter of this year, according to forecasts from research firm IDC. By 2015, tablets will overtake full-year PCs shipments by a smidge, and by 2017, they will outsell their clunkier counterparts by five to four.
A report out this week from Distimo, an app analytics firm, estimates that revenue generated by the Google Play Store, from which many Android users get their apps, has grown 67 percent over the past half-year. By contrast, Apple’s App Store revenue grew 15 percent, according to Distimo estimates, which cover the top 18 countries.
BlackBerry is putting itself up for sale. After a week of rumors that served to build interest, the company announced today that it is open to being bought, in its most direct (and probably most desperate) acknowledgment of that possibility.
Facebook has been trying to explain for months now that no, it is not gaming its news feed and no, it’s not suppressing content that it hasn’t been paid to promote.